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Edward Beck, CFO of Advanced Carbide Grinding. Beck reports that his shop was able to reduce its cycle times by almost 60 percent by moving from manual operations to advanced tool grinding technology on 11 Studer machines.

Carbide Shop Grows with Advanced Grinding Technology

August 27, 2020
To advance means to move forward or expand. In that case, Advanced Carbide Grinding Inc., Derry, Pa., is certainly true to its name. Since the shop’s start in 1999, continuous growth and a commitment to producing the highest-precision quality parts have driven, and continue to drive its success.
By Advanced Carbide Grinding

How to Optimize the Grinding Process

August 26, 2020
Grinding is a vital process for manufacturing and finishing precision parts, but some manufacturers overlook some of the key ways they can improve the grinding process. In this episode, Alan Rooks, editor in chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Doug Henke, technical specialist for DCM Tech, serving the South & Southeastern United States and Mexico, about the main reasons a manufacturer should take the time to optimize their grinding processes; the root causes of some common grinding problems; high level optimization tips for grinding operators; and how selecting the proper abrasive can be a difficult task but is essential.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
Vollmer’s laser technology can be used to optimize different processes in tool manufacturing, including the machining of chip guide notches.

New Tech Powers Grinding Ops

July 31, 2020
Abrasive machining is a tried-and-true technology for meeting exacting tolerances and producing superior finishes. Manufacturers continue to develop new capabilities.
By Larry Adams Contributing Writer, SME Media
A Toyoda cylindrical grinder in action shows the importance of coolant.

Grinding Precision and Productivity Reach New Heights

May 20, 2020
Grinding, like all machining processes, is generally thought of as a process of tradeoffs. To gain one attribute, you have to sacrifice another. However, that is not always true.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
Rollomatic Inc. Appoints Joe Kane COO

Rollomatic Inc. Appoints Joe Kane COO

April 22, 2020
The Rollomatic Group has appointed Joe Kane COO for Rollomatic Inc. and Strausak Inc. Kane will continue to hold his position as president of Strausak Inc. The combined companies will further fill out their global presence in providing solutions for precision tool grinding.
By Rollomatic Inc. Press Release
Artist’s rendering of Vollmer of America’s new building in Findlay Township, Pa.

Vollmer of America Slates Open House for October

March 27, 2020
Vollmer of America has announced an Open House Celebration for its new facility in Findlay Township, Pa., scheduled for Oct. 22-23. Vollmer broke ground on May 11, 2019 at the new site, near Pittsburgh International Airport.
By Vollmer of America Press Release
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