Video: What is Double Disc Grinding?
This footage shows grinding of opposite surfaces at the same time.
Double disc grinding makes it possible to grind opposite surfaces of the part at the same time, potentially reducing overall grinding cycle time. This style of grinding also makes it much easier for a shop to maintain tight tolerances on flatness or parallelism between surfaces, as this footage from TCI Precision Metals shows.
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.
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