July 2018 Product Spotlight: Grinding
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on various grinding machines and equipment for all sorts of applications.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a variety of grinding machines and related equipment from DMG MORI (Taiyo Koki), Holroyd Precision, Innovative Products of America, Erwin Junker, Lach Diamond, Star Cutter and United Grinding.
Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
Wire EDM units that swivel a horizontally guided electrode wire in a CNC-controlled E axis give this shop the workpiece clearance and flexibility to produce complex, high-precision PCD-tipped cutting tools.
If one must pick a manufacturing specialty, grinding carbide might not be the first choice because it’s perceived to be very difficult. RPM Carbide Die, however, has worked the material for nearly 40 years and, as specializing seems increasingly to be the order of the day, this northern Ohio shop is in a good position to thrive.
Real-time-responding CNC brings new possibilities to difficult machining applications.