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The Diamond Burnish Face Mill Tool from Cogsdill Tool Products operates much like a face mill, but is designed to burnish flat surfaces down to single-digit Ra finishes.

Helping Your Parts Shine On

November 24, 2020
The deburring and finishing of machined and fabricated parts is a necessary but often disregarded step in the manufacturing process.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
An automated NamPower brush.

Layoffs, Social Distancing Drive Machine Shops to Automate Labor-Intensive Finishing Operations

October 21, 2020
Whether driven by the reduction of in-shop personnel due to layoffs or to maintain social distancing guidelines into the future, many machine shops will likely be re-evaluating ways to eliminate labor-intensive manual operations if they can be automated instead.
Jeff Elliot
By Jeff Elliott Technical Writer
Superabrasive electroplated products have versatility in size and shapes of tools, such as these shown from Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives.

Could Switching to Grinding Help My Manufacturing Process?

October 15, 2020
While recent advancements in machining centers have allowed for increased capability around high-volume operations, there are several factors that still necessitate the need for grinding.
By Andrew Biro Applications Engineer, Norton Saint-Gobain
The STUDER S33 grinds complex workpiece geometries in a single clamping.

United Grinding: Growth Opportunities Await Manufacturers With Advanced Grinding Capabilities

October 13, 2020
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, research and expert analytics predict market growth in the near future for manufacturing in numerous industries, many of which rely on parts and components that require precision grinding.
By United Grinding North America Press Release
For Tim Riegelhof, the hand scanner makes things much easier. The data have scarcely been read in before the software automatically sets the workpiece-specific NC program.

Rolls-Royce Germany Finds Way to Increase a Grinding Capacity

October 12, 2020
Christoph Fedler, project director for equipment management at Rolls-Royce Germany, was facing a challenge: He needed to increase the available capacity of the prime discipline at the Oberursel facility, namely micrometer-precise grinding of curvic couplings.
By United Grinding
Christian Janko General Manager  Bruker Alicona

No Burrs, No Defects

October 2, 2020
A burr could become a danger point in the turbine engine. Classical manufacturing processes like turning, milling and grinding can lead to burr formation and unwanted sharp edges.
Christian Janko General Manager  Bruker Alicona
By Christian Janko General Manager, Bruker Alicona
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