Norton's Xtrimium Dual Worm Wheel Performs Grinding and Polishing
IMTS Spark: Norton’s Xtrimium gear grinding wheel from Saint-Gobain Abrasives features a dual-worm design enabling grinding and polishing with the same grinding wheel.
Norton’s Xtrimium gear grinding wheel from Saint-Gobain Abrasives features a dual-worm design enabling grinding and polishing with the same grinding wheel. The wheel’s high-performance vitrified bond section is used for grinding, and a fine-grit resin section is used for polishing the gear teeth. The use of one wheel for the two processes can result in time savings since it eliminates wheel swapping. The wheel provides surface finishes of 1.0 mm Rz and 0.05 mm Rpk, with reduced harmonics (noise).
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