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Here’s Some Reading That’s Anything But Boring!

“Top Ten Bore Grinding Problems…and how to solve them today” now available as a white paper. Bore grinding is probably one of the most difficult grinding applications to master. That’s why we created a series of blogs to address the … 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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*NEW* – Revised Meister Dress Calculation Tool

We’ve recently improved our very popular Dress Calculation Tool with an updated look, improved functionality, and guidance to help you get the best possible performance from your grinding operation. This tool is specifically designed to assist the user in setting … 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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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-9)

Hot Parts Sometimes the parts come out of the machine hot and if you are attempting to grind to micron tolerances, this is a problem. The bore size of a hot part might measure in spec immediately after grinding; however, … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-8)

Noisy Grind Noisy grind and chatter frequently go hand in hand. Chatter is usually something you see on the part. Noisy grinding occurs when you are standing outside the grinder and the machine is howling. Usually if you hear that, … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-7)

What’s All the Chatter About? Those annoying zebra-like stripes that can mar the finish of an otherwise good looking part are called “chatter.” Chatter is usually caused by vibrations that may come from a number of sources. First, the chatter … Continue reading

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