GRINDING

Automation

Labor Savings in Grinding

Representatives of a grinding equipment supplier comment on how this critical process can be made more efficient.

Grinding

Cylindrical Grinder Designed for Micro Components

Available from United Grinding, Studer’s S11 cylindrical grinding machine is designed for the production of micro components such as injection nozzles for diesels.

Grinding

Depressed-Center Wheels Improve Grain Micro-Fracturing

Norton Abrasives will highlight the NorZon Plus depressed-center wheels for right-angle grinding applications, including the new NorZon Plus Fast Cut wheels.

Grinding

Cylindrical Grinding Machine Grinds Non-Round Contours

Kellenberger, a Hardinge company, offers the Kel-Varia CNC universal cylindrical grinding machines for grinding large, heavy parts and non-round contours.

Grinding

Centerless Grinding Machine Grinds Medium-Sized Shafts

Available from United Grinding, the Mikrosa Kronos L 550 centerless external cylindrical grinding machine is designed for machining medium-sized shafts measuring 400 to 545 mm long for automotive applications.

Turn/Mill

Spending a Day at the Gear Expo

See a slideshow of equipment spotted at the 2013 edition of Gear Expo, the show’s largest edition in more than a decade.
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Grinding

Miniature Grinder for Small Precision Applications

Bryant Grinder’s Model RU1 miniature precision grinder is suitable for manufacturing small workpieces in fuel management, medical device and automotive applications.

Grinding

CNC Tool, Peel Grinders Offered

Rollomatic will provide information on its CNC tool grinding and peel grinding machines, as well as updates to its fine laser cutting and ablation machine.

Grinding

Machines Designed for Plunge-Cut Cylindrical Grinding

Fermat Machine Tool will display its BUC, BHC and BUB universal cylindrical grinding machines, including a new model of the BUC 63/4000 CNC and the BUB E 50/1000 with a new CNC system.

Cutting Tools

In-House Tool Grinding: the “Indirect” Machine Tool Investment

Though CNC tool grinders are used primarily by cutting tool manufacturers and regrinding services, several factors have made these machines increasingly attractive for in-house tool grinding by production facilities.