Author Archives: Bruce Northrup

About Bruce Northrup

Vice President and General Manager of Meister Abrasives USA

Introducing Salman Kassir

Sales/Applications Engineer for the Semiconductor/Photovoltaic Industry Meister Abrasives is pleased to announce the appointment of Salman Kassir as Sales/Applications Engineer to support our customers in the Semiconductor and Photovoltaic industries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Salman has over … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: hDD Dresser for Camshaft Journal Grinding

In this case study, the customer achieved significant improvements in tooling costs and part quality through the implementation of a Meister hDD porous hybrid dressing tool. This tool, with its honeycomb-like bonding matrix was able to dress the wheel more … Continue reading

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Announcement – Abraxos acquires Alfons Schmeier

Andelfingen CH/Helmbrechts DE, 2.2.2017 Abraxos Holding AG, Switzerland, has taken over 100% of the shares of Alfons Schmeier GmbH & Co. KG as per 1.2.2017. Further divisions of Abraxos Holding AG are Meister Abrasives Switzerland, USA, Italy and Asia Pacific. … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: 3D Vit-CBN Bore Grinding

For Injector Bodies of Marine Engines In this application the customer was grinding the bores of large fuel injection bodies for cruise ship marine engines. They were using CBN wheels and dressing tools from another manufacturer. The customer’s goals were … Continue reading

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Join the Crowd!

and visit Meister Abrasives       Advanced Technology Highlighted at IMTS 2016 IMTS 2016 is underway, and there is still time to plan a stop at Meister Abrasive’s Booth # N-7351, McCormick Place, Chicago (September 12-17). You’ll get a first-hand … Continue reading

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Seven Important Reasons… (#5 and 6)

To visit with Meister Abrasives USA at IMTS 2016 Continued…Reasons 5 & 6 See us at Booth # N-7351 at IMTS 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago (September 12-17). You’ll be in for a treat for a number of important reasons: Reason … Continue reading

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HUGE…but also minute

New 3D Abrasive Technology The biggest grinding technology breakthrough introduced at IMTS 2016 could just be the revolutionary bonding matrix microstructures developed by Meister Abrasives. 3D Technology makes it possible to secure the tiniest grains of CBN within the most … Continue reading

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