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About joelcassola

Joel Cassola is a commercial journalist who has written feature articles and case histories for clients in more than 100 trade magazines.

Revolutionary cDD Dressers Certified to Micro-Precision Tolerances

Meister Abrasives USA has introduced a new generation of cDD Diamond Dressers that deliver certified, best-in-industry tool radius tolerances which are essential for today’s most demanding micro-precision grinding applications. The radius form tolerance of these new micro precision diamond dressers … Continue reading

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Looking Back/Looking Ahead

2015 was a very busy year for Meister Abrasives USA—developing products, capabilities and information resources to help our customers become even more productive. Here are some highlights in case you missed them: A Major Aerospace Case Study — “Accelerated Grinding” published in … Continue reading

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Meet Martin Gruening

Sales/Applications Engineer Focusing On Semiconductor/Photovoltaic Industry Meister Abrasives USA is pleased to introduce Sales/Applications Engineer Martin Gruening who will be working closely with customers in the Semiconductor and Photovoltaic industries in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Martin has more … Continue reading

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Big Wheels Are Rolling In

Meister Abrasives USA expands its large-diameter wheel manufacturing capabilities with processes, materials, and equipment mirroring those used by Meister Abrasives in Switzerland. Meister Abrasives USA has taken delivery of an advanced CNC manufacturing system capable of producing large vit CBN and … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of Performance and Precision

Curt Reed and Precision Grinding Solutions Revisited In January of 2011, we ran a Meister Toolbox interview with Curt Reed, President of Precision Grinding Solutions (Wallingford, CT), about how his company is using Meister superabrasive wheels to obtain a competitive … Continue reading

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Three Operations, Two Grinding Spindles, One Dresser

Case Study: Unique Triple-Layer Porous Dressing Disk The Application: Our customer has a universal grinding machine with two grinding spindles; one for OD grinding and the other for ID grinding. The machine is equipped with one rotary dressing spindle. The … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY!  (part-10)

Wheel Wear Full Disclosure: As a grinding wheel manufacturer, we don’t always consider wheel wear to be a problem. In fact, it can be a good thing because, as the wheel wears, dull abrasive particles are released from their bonding … Continue reading

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