GRINDING

Keeping Blanchard Grinding Current

What do you do when a large portion of your business depends on machine tools that are more than 30 years old? You roll up your sleeves and perform some of the maintenance of your machines yourself, even if you are the company’s VP, because that maintenance is crucial to the shop’s success. 

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Palmgren Releases Durable, Heavy-Duty Bench Grinders

Palmgren’s heavy-duty bench grinder provides what the company says are longer duty cycles under load and less speed degradation than competing products.

EMAG Acquires Samputensili

EMAG has acquired Samputensili Machine Tools and Samputensili CLC, planning to merge them into EMAG SU Srl.

Anca Upgrades FX5 Linear Grinding Spindle Power

Anca has upgraded its FX5 Linear’s grinding spindle from 9.5 kW to 12 kW, also offering a 19-kW upgrade. This power increase boosts productivity and flexibility.

Anca's EDG3 and SparX Erosion Generator Cut Cycle Times

Anca’s Electro Discharge Grinding 3 machine with Anca Motion’s SparX Erosion Generator uses a variety of tech innovations to maintain geometries and cut PCD cycle times by 50%.

Anca MX7 Linear Increases Taylor Toolworks' Grinding Flexibility

Anca’s MX7 Linear tool grinder gave Taylor Toolworks the power and flexibility to create large-diameter carbide tooling and meet the needs of many tooling markets.
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How Advanced Grinding Technology Leverages Capabilities Beyond Grinding

United Grinding shows how rethinking traditional grinding technology and combining manufacturing processes can extend the role of grinding and make grinding machines more productive.

Glebar Grinding Machines Combine Operations, Enhance Quality

Glebar’s CS1 Cutoff Machines and TF-9D Thrufeed Grinder reduce the number of operations necessary to complete complex parts, and reduce consumable wear to lower costs.

Shur-Kut Grinding Aid Quick-Change Discs Extend Disc Life

Superior Abrasives now offers Zirconia Grinding Aid Quick-Change Discs, which enhance durability by reducing friction and early breakdown of grains.

TCI Precision Metals Unveils Online Store

TCI Precision Metals has launched an online store, where it offers more than 1,700 different configurations of standard machine-ready blanks and offers custom quotes.

New Grinding Machine Utilizes Unique Kinematics

A novel grinding machine uses three rotary tables stacked off-center to provide full control over the grinding wheel’s X and Z axis, as well as its angular position, creating an unusual solution to grinding.

Saint-Gobain Launches Heavy-Duty Norton Vortex File Belts

Saint-Gobain Abrasives’ Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts have a high-performance ceramic grain that produces smoother finishes, faster.

Rollomatic Unveils Double Rough Pinch Grinding Process

Rollomatic has debuted its double rough pinch grinding process, which it says cuts cycle times and increases performance and thermal stability.

Saint-Gobain Norton Winter AEON Wheels Extend Wheel Life

Saint-Gobain Abrasives says its single-layer Norton Winter Aeon Electroplated Grinding Wheel improves wheel life and efficiency by 50-percent compared to standard wheels.

Mitsui Seiki VGi20A Grinding Machine Speeds Nut Processing

Mitsui Seiki’s VGi20A Ball Screw Nut Grinding Multitasking Machine combines grinding and machining in a single chucking to shorten nut processing time.

Husqvarna Group Acquires Blastrac

Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has acquired Blastrac, expanding Husqvarna’s repertoire of surface preparation solutions.

Offline Glebar CNC Wheel Dresser Boosts Grinding Efficiency

Glebar Company has released its new, offline DM-9CNC Wheel Dresser, which offers CNC-based contour dressing for grinding wheels.

Glebar PG-9DHD Form Grinder Reduces Green Ceramic Scrap Rate

Glebar’s PG-9DHD Centerless Form Grinder specializes in grinding pre-sintered ceramic shafts without chipping or breaking.

Glebar's Wheel Balancing System Cuts Balancing Time by 90%

Glebar Company’s Automatic Work Wheel Balancing System reduces the balancing time for grinding wheels and ensures higher-quality surface finishes.

TCI Precision Metals Expands Machine-Ready Blank Offerings

TCI Precision Metals now offers both round and square precision machine-ready blanks, converting the blanks from raw round stock.

ANCA's ToolRoom RN34 Software Eases Tool Balancing

ANCA’s ToolRoom RN34 supports ballnose cutting edges, which are suited for the aerospace, die/mold, general machining and power generation industries.

Rollomatic GrindSmart Offers Flexibility for Tool Grinding

Rollomatic’s GrindSmart 630XW six-axis tool grinder allows manufacturers to grind a variety of indexable inserts and round-shank tools on a single machine.