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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-6)

Metal Loading in The Wheel During bore grinding you want your wheel to stay nice and clean, but sometimes it becomes caked with metal flakes. This condition is caused by metal loading and when it occurs the loaded areas produce … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-5)

Fluctuations After Dress Problem: You are grinding a lot of parts between dressing cycles. Every part looks fine until you dress the wheel. Then the first one or two parts on the next cycle look horrible. It could be size or … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…..TODAY! (part-4)

Surface Finish Too Rough I need to hold a certain surface finish and my parts are coming off too rough. I don’t have a finer grit wheel to try. What can I do? 1. Increase the wheel speed. This is … Continue reading

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TOP TEN BORE GRINDING PROBLEMS and how to solve them…TODAY! (part-3)

Staying In Shape Taper— discussed in a previous blog— always means that the walls of the bore are straight; they’re just not parallel. When we have shape problems the walls of the bore are neither straight nor parallel. They are … Continue reading

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Meet Roy Auerbach — Our Man In the Southeast

Welcome aboard to Roy Auerbach, Meister Abrasives USA’s new sales engineer covering nine Southeastern states from Virginia south to Florida and West to Texas. Roy is a 20-year veteran of the precision grinding business, for many of those years representing … Continue reading

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Tom’s Trouble-Shooting Tips (August 2012)

Correcting Bore Taper Problems By Tom Cappadona Bore-Grind ID Taper is a problem frequently encountered after wheel dressing. CBN is notorious for this, because CBN does not like to be dressed. Right after dress, you may notice the part becoming … Continue reading

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Tom’s Trouble-Shooting Tips (June-2012)

What Is The Most Common Dressing Mistake? By Tom Cappadona, Meister Abrasives USA When Meister applications engineers are trying to diagnose a grinding problem or optimize a grinding process (running a trial for example), one of the first questions we … Continue reading

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