"The acquisition of the Reform brand significantly increases our precision grinding
system portfolio and will provide the ability to offer complimentary grinding technologies to our existing global customer base," said Brian Nelson, president and CEO of Precision Surfacing Solutions, headquartered in Mount Prospect.
Master Abrasives precision abrasive product range has recently seen the addition of Schmeier precision grinding
It includes machinery for: precision three, four and five axis-machining, turning, precision grinding
, dynamic balancing and precision sharpening.
The company says the bearings industry, which supplies essential components to sectors extending across a wide variety of industries, relies on fine precision grinding
as a critical part of the manufacturing process.
The Lombard, IL site is overseen by Operations Manager James Glass, and has a full range of machine and hand sharpening, precision grinding
, and chrome plating capabilities to recondition and repair precision rotary dies and cylinders for a wide array of converting applications.
Norton Abrasives, a brand of Saint-Gobain, has launched Norton Vitrium3, the next generation of bonded abrasives products, engineered for maximum performance and cost savings in precision grinding
. Norton Vitrium3 features a patent-pending bond technology that promotes excellent grain adhesion for improved product versatility across a wide range of applications.
Steve Wood and Darren Armstrong formed Grindtec Limited, which specialises in high precision grinding
and machined components.
Some specific paper topics include precision grinding
of structured tungsten carbide molds, a new approach for noncircular following grinding of a crankshaft pin, and models for predicting surface roughness in austempered ductile iron.
It is suited for applications requiring high-resolution position feedback for control and has been proven in applications including optics positioning in photolithography equipment, XYZ stage positioning in atomic force microscopy and spindle position in the fluid-drenched environment of bearing race precision grinding
Glebar was the first company to grind tapered guide wires for the medical cardiovascular industry in 1964 and since have developed precision grinding
equipment and gauges specific to that market.
Coverage encompasses design, fabrication, truing, and dressing of grinding wheels, precision grinding
, abrasive-jet processing, non-conventional finishing, semiconductor processing, micro/nano-machining, rock-cutting technologies, and tribology in manufacturing.