VIP, December 2005

January 12, 2006
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Grinding is a versatile process that sometimes can be used for roughing parts, but more often is used to maintain very close tolerances on parts that are critical to airplanes, helicopters and cars, and in other high performance applications. Follow the links in our current articles to see how grinding machinery is used.

Current Articles

  • Using the correct techniques to grind tools can cut costs and increase productivity. You can listen to an American Machinist webcast on how tool grinding can help to cut costs through tool grinding. [Read the article]

  • Precision grinding can keep tolerances measured in nanoscale dimensions. [Read the article]

  • Old grinding machines may have plenty of life and precision left in them, and new controls may be the tools needed to gain new profit from those old workhorses. [Read the article]

  • New Innovations for servo-driven automatic downfeeding, high-speed spindles, CNC, integral mist collection and coolant filtration are helping to change minds about vertical-spindle, rotary-table surface grinders.
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  • Grinding machines are the tools that helicopter control manufacturer Parker Aerospace uses to make parts with Diametric tolerances ranging from 0.00008 to 0.0004 in., with and straightness and roundness within 0.000030 in. You can read how that company does it. [Read the article]


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