IMTS 2022 Booth Visit with Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives

Published Date
October 12, 2022 - 12:00:am

Alfredo Barragan, Senior Corporate Application Engineer for Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives, discusses the new Paradigm Plus grinding wheel that offers a new premium grain technology for lower grinding forces, lower cutting energy, and is said to be ideal for customers utilizing lights-out production.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • grinding


    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.

  • grinding wheel

    grinding wheel

    Wheel formed from abrasive material mixed in a suitable matrix. Takes a variety of shapes but falls into two basic categories: one that cuts on its periphery, as in reciprocating grinding, and one that cuts on its side or face, as in tool and cutter grinding.


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