Bethel, CT November 1, 2018...Agathon, Swiss manufacturer of precision grinding machines for indexable inserts, laser processing machines, and standard products for fabricating, mold making and specialty machines, is celebrating 100 years.
A celebration, at their global headquarters near Bern, Switzerland, was enjoyed by more than 200 customers, suppliers, and partners as well as representatives from government and the science community. The open house setting included a reception and evening program that featured a vision for the future. Driven by continued product innovation and performance, Agathon looks for significant growth, especially in North America and Asia.
Related Glossary Terms
Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.