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Industry News Items

 Toolmaker wins 2014 Image Award

 MITGI a finalist for manufacturing award

 Strausak manufacturing returns to USA

 Shigiya holds grand opening of new U.S. headquarters

 Körber Schleifring becomes United Grinding

CNC measuring machine digitizes tools and production parts
With the new Helicheck 3D machine, Walter, a member of the United Grinding Group, introduces a CNC measuring machine for the complete digitization of tools and production parts, resulting in a 3D model that can be saved, processed, analyzed and measured.
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Assembly line implemented for Haas grinding machines
Introducing one-piece flow assembly, Haas Schleifmaschinen from Trossingen, Germany, have improved the quality of their production planning and cut down throughput time.
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Palmgren offers industrial-duty bench grinders
Built with high-capacity motors for heavy-duty use and long cycles, the 8-inch bench grinder from Palmgren ensures smooth, quiet power grinding, cleaning, deburring, chamfering and sharpening jobs.
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HydroFlow introduces deep-bed gravity filter
Eriez HydroFlow has introduced the Deep Bed Gravity Filter.
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Wheels provide optimal aluminum-oxide cutting solution
Norton | Saint-Gobain has introduced a major upgrade to its Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels, reportedly providing an optimal aluminum oxide option for cutting steel and ferrous metals.
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Testing: The Ups And Downs Of Wheel Performance When Creep-feed Grinding
Author: John R. Besse, Norton/Saint-Gobain
Published: July 2014

Results from testing aluminum-oxide vitrified-bond wheels and diamond wheels in three different bond systems show the proper diamond roll dresser design, application methods and wheel specification can help manufacturing engineers achieve optimal results from continuous-dress, creep-feed (CDCF) grinding.
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Sharp Attack: How Needles And Other Medical Sharps Are Ground
Author: Kip Hanson, Contributing Editor
Published: July 2014

Spend enough time working in a machine shop and you’re bound to pay a visit to the emergency room for a cut finger. First comes the sting as the ER physician injects you with a local anesthetic, then the tug of the thread as she drags the suturing needle, a type of surgical needle, through your skin. This traumatic experience is painful enough, but without the sharp edge imparted to those needles through special machines known as needle-point grinders, those sutures would feel as if the doc were using a darning needle from grandma’s sewing kit.
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Abusive Grinding
Author: Dr. Jeffrey Badger
Published: February 2014

A shop seeks insight from our Ask the Grinding Doc columnist, Dr. Jeffrey Badger, regarding the premature fatigue failure of pistons that seem fine when they go out the door. Could grinding be the culprit for these pistons cracking after just 5 weeks?
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Supersonic Grinding
Author: Susan Woods, Contributing Editor
Published: February 2014

High-speed grinding can provide great gains when grinding outside diameters.
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Cooling Gizmo Has Issues
Author: Dr. Jeffrey Badger
Published: December 2013

At a trade show, a company displayed a grinding wheel with slots, where coolant is poured into the center of the wheel and then ejected into the grinding zone. What’s your take on this design?
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Rough Start
A shop using electroplated grinding wheels has observed a horrible surface finish on the first several parts produced by a new wheel. Though the surface finish gradually improves, the shop turned to the Grinding Doc for a solution to the problem.
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Is It Really Worth It To Use A CBN Wheel?
A shop is grinding hardened steel, and periodically switches between a CBN wheel and an aluminum-oxide wheel. Given that the shop is getting pretty much the same material removal rate, surface finish and cycle times with both wheels, shop staff are beginning to wonder if it is really worth it to use a CBN wheel. Dr. Jeffrey Badger, the Ask the Grinding Doc columnist for Cutting Tool Engineering magazine, responds.
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Getting Toast With Your Plunge Roll?
A shop recently asked Dr. Jeffrey Badger, Cutting Tool Engineering magazine's Ask the Grinding Doc columnist, to settle an argument about which way to run the dresser when rotary plunge diamond dressing aluminum-oxide wheels.
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Getting The Wheel To Open Up
The Grinding Doc helps a shop having trouble getting its CBN wheel to open up before it burns the first few hardened steel parts, which then must be scrapped.
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Traverse Disc Grinding
In the 42nd episode of the Grinding Doc video series, Dr. Jeffrey Badger addresses traverse disc grinding.
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