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Sizing Up Deburring Operations

December 3, 2019
It’s a sad fact of practically all metal removal operations that, no matter how sharp the tool or free-machining the material, there are going to be burrs, hanging chads, ragged corners, and other edge quality issues that must be dealt with before calling the workpiece complete.
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Grinding Strategies Go from Good to Great

Grinding Strategies Go from Good to Great

June 4, 2019
Maybe your company specializes in aerospace or medical components, and you need to produce complex geometries in metals too tough to cut via conventional machining methods.
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media

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Today’s Grinders Must Do It All for HMLV Production

Today’s Grinders Must Do It All for HMLV Production

July 1, 2019
When it comes to the production of high-precision parts for industries ranging from aerospace to medical, grinding remains the best, most cost-effective approach to obtaining fine surface finishes and tight tolerances.
Larry Marchand
By Larry Marchand Vice President, Sales Profile Division, United Grinding North America Inc.
Station at United Grinding Symposium

Manufacturing and AI: Promises and Pitfalls

June 30, 2019
We all know the buzzwords circulating around digital data and the factory. You have heard them—Industry 4.0, smart factories, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI). The question we all have is how will this impact workers in the long term? What do these terms really mean? Nevertheless, both traditional software suppliers and makers of advanced manufacturing equipment are offering digital solutions.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
United Grinding Hosts Worldwide Audience at Grinding Symposium 2019

United Grinding Hosts Worldwide Audience at Grinding Symposium 2019

June 26, 2019
The Grinding Symposium 2019 hosted by the United Grinding Group attracted hundreds of journalists, customers, and other stakeholders from around the world. Held near its Studer subsidiary’s plant in Thun, Switzerland, the scenery of the Alps and a warm welcome was combined with a purpose: education.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
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The Wide World of Machining

June 12, 2019
I’m always amazed by the wide range of technologies that go into the process of machining. At EASTEC 2019, I saw the latest and greatest technology from machine tool builders, cutting tool manufacturers, measurement providers, software developers, and many more.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
Grinding Strategies Go from Good to Great

Grinding Strategies Go from Good to Great

June 4, 2019
Maybe your company specializes in aerospace or medical components, and you need to produce complex geometries in metals too tough to cut via conventional machining methods.
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
A Guide to Understanding Forces in Creepfeed Grinding

A Guide to Understanding Forces in Creepfeed Grinding

February 20, 2019
Efficient creepfeed grinding can remove material quickly and produce a precision ground surface on challenging materials. However, since creepfeed grinding applications typically draw more power and have higher forces, there are important considerations to pay attention to during application setup.
By Andrew Biro Norton Saint-Gobain
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