Category Archives: Case Studies

CASE STUDY: HPL Technology for EPS Steering Nut

New wheel technology achieves higher throughputs and better micro-precision accuracy while nearly doubling the parts per wheel. This case study summarizes the successful application of HPL (High Performance Lubrication) Vitrified CBN wheels in a demanding application for Electronic Power Steering. … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: How Dress Optimization Pays Dividends

This case study demonstrates how a customer used Meister’s Dress Calculation Tool to optimize their dressing process and significantly improve grinding performance. The part was a hardened thin-walled steel sleeve. The customer was dissatisfied with the results he was obtaining … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: Total Cost Calculation Tool

Vitrified CBN justified to replace Aluminum Oxide 25% total cost/part savings plus other benefits This case study illustrates how Meister’s Total Cost Calculation Tool was used to justify the conversion of an aluminum oxide grinding process over to vitrified CBN.  The … 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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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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CASE STUDY: 3D Vit-CBN bore grinding

Grinding Out Better Fuel Injector Nozzles The need to achieve better fuel economy is driving the requirement of increasingly tighter tolerances for fuel injector bores. Meister set out to test the viability of the new 3D Abrasive Technology for improving … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: Pellet Wheel Fine Grinding

Successful Application of Meister Pellet Wheel Technology for Fine-Grinding of Clipper Blades In this case study a high-volume manufacturer of hair clipper blades wanted to improve their grinding process and specifically reduce the onset of burrs.  The pellet wheels they were using … Continue reading

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