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Published: 10/24/2018

How to Calculate Wheel Life in a Creep-Feed Grinding Process
For non-continuous-dress creep-feed grinding, the calculation is straightforward. For continuous dressing, the calculation has more steps, but in either case, it is possible to manage the cost of grinding by predicting the life of the wheel.

Published: 9/1/2018

How to Reduce the Effect of Vibration in Production Grinding
It is not always possible to correct a vibration problem as soon as that problem begins to appear. Rather than stopping production, here is a means of continuing to realize smooth, efficient grinding until the underlying cause of vibration can be ad...

Published: 8/13/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: August 2018
Shop tours during IMTS, a pre-show tool grinding contest and other industry news. 

Published: 8/9/2018

Surface Grinder Improves Machine Tool Components
Moore Tool replaced its dated surface grinder with a new model from Okamoto, which included features and options that have helped the company improve accuracies and surface finishes on components of its jig grinders and diamond-turning equipment.

Published: 7/26/2018

July 2018 Product Spotlight: Grinding
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on various grinding machines and equipment for all sorts of applications. 

Published: 6/12/2018

MMS Looks Back: 1940s - How They Rolled During World War II
What has changed in roller bearing manufacturing? The Timken Company and Modern Machine Shop reunite to explore the topic we covered 75 years ago. This story is part of our 90th anniversary series.

Published: 5/24/2018

Grinding Cell Automates, Consolidates Surgical Shaver Machining
Pre- and post-grind inspection stations and the right centerless machine enable this robot-tended medical manufacturing process to correct itself. 

Published: 4/9/2018

Centerless Sets the Tone for Shop-to-Stage Success
Grinding three shaft diameters at once eliminates runout and helps reintroduce a ‘70s-era guitar effects unit that mimics the action of a violin bow.

Published: 11/11/2017

United Grinding Unveils New Ohio Facility
The new facility will consolidate the company’s offerings in a single location in Miamisburg, Ohio.

Published: 10/24/2017

How Dry Grinding Permits Coolant-Free Gear Making
Grinding the external forms of automotive gears came to be the last step still needing coolant. This machine eliminates cutting fluid by combining gear grinding with dry skiving in the same cycle.