Category Archives: Case Studies

CASE STUDY: high-accuracy profile dressing of CBN wheels for pinion gear grinding

Successful application of cDD dresser technology where extreme profile accuracy of < 2µm was required from the dressing tool. Background: This customer was profile grinding a large range of gear sizes and profiles in small batches for an aeronautical fuel pump … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: Peel Grinding of Turbo Charger

High-Speed Peel Grinding of Turbo Charger Blade Profile with Vitrified CBN Here is an example of Meister’s large wheel expertise in action.  In this application the customer is grinding a profile on the tips of turbo charger blades.  The material is Inconel and … 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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Better Dressers Improve Grinding Process Performance

It may seem counter-intuitive, but one of the most important focal points for achieving better grinding results is not the machine, the control or the grinding wheel. It’s your dresser. Selecting a better dresser and using it appropriately can have … Continue reading

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Fuel Injection Seat Grinding – Hybrid Dressing Solution

Implementation of Hybrid (hDD) dressing technology makes 30% improvement in part quality A high-production manufacturer of fuel injection nozzles recently upgraded their dressing setup from a single-layer plated rotary disk to a hybrid-bonded hDD dressing tool. The result was a 30% … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY: hDD Dresser on Diamond Wheel for Carbide Insert Grinding

hDD Hybrid Bond Dressing Tool increases dressing interval by 2X A customer was grinding tungsten carbide cutting inserts with a Meister vitrified diamond grinding wheel on a high-performance Junker machine.  The dresser being used was a hand-set CVD from another … Continue reading

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CBN Upgrade for Conventional-Abrasive Grinder Breaks Aerospace Part Bottleneck

ROCKFORD, IL— Adapting a CNC grinder with conventional abrasives to use Meister CBN grinding wheels has resulted in a 15x productivity improvement for plunge grinding close tolerance aerospace parts at Woodward, Inc., producer of high-precision components and systems for the … Continue reading

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