GRINDING

Aerospace

Robotic Polishing of Turbine Engine Blades

Testing explores an airfoil finishing alternative to loose-abrasive polishing.

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Additive Manufacturing’s Assist to ID Grinding

By addressing a long-standing coolant-delivery problem, an additively grown nozzle enhanced the effectiveness of ID grinding in a complementary role.

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Shifting from Manual to Automatic

By partnering with its suppliers as a knowledge resource, this job shop made a successful transition from manual to CNC thread grinding, raising productivity and attracting new business with its increased capabilities.

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Getting to Know Glebar

This grinding machine manufacturer recently consolidated its three U.S. operations into a new facility in New Jersey and added a range of new production machining equipment.

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Lessons in Grinding

A two-day event at United Grinding’s headquarters highlighted a range of new grinding strategies and approaches for many of today’s challenging applications.

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Cylindrical Grinder Provides Three Parallel Spindles

Available from United grinding, the Studer S122 internal cylindrical grinding machine is designed for the production of small to medium-size workpieces in small- and large-scale production.

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CNC Grinder Series Supports High Production

Okuma’s GPW/GAW grinder series is now equipped with the company’s intelligent OSP-P300G CNC control.

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Large-Part Grinding: Two Key Technologies

Developments in steady rest and in-process measurement technologies enable effective grinding of huge crankshafts.

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High-Volume Grinding System Enables Lights-Out Operation

Designed for high-volume precision grinding, Glebar’s GT-610 CNC automatic centerless in-feed/through-feed grinding system features full CNC dressing capability.

Aerospace

New Hybrid Unites Additive Manufacturing and Grinding

A machine performing surface and profile grinding, along with milling and laser metal deposition, is believed to be the world’s first hybrid grinder.