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.
The double-disc grinding process is consolidating its position in automotive applications but is moving into other industries. Double-disc grinders are now easier to operate, and they have added capabilities for control flexibility, precision process control, faster changeovers, and grinding of nontraditional materials.
Because creep-feed grinding is essentially a milling process, why not use a VMC? A grinding machine supplier describes how a VMC platform can make creep-feed grinding more effective.
Advanced grinding equipment gives this shop the flexibility and automation it needs to serve customers with either rapid-response or high-volume jobs.