Grinding Machines

Gear Hobbers and Control Migration

This is the story of how Bourn & Koch upgraded its older gear hobbers to advanced CNC systems to machine large bull and cluster gears, worms, shafts, splines and pinions for the defense and aerospace, oil/gas drilling, mining, heavy equipment and power generation industries.
Grinding Machines: Articles

New Honing Process Produces High-Precision in Manufacturing

Developed in Europe by Sunnen Products Company, the Single Stroke Honing® process for cast-iron hydraulic valve bodies produces less than 2 µm cylindricity in bores, achieving almost 200 percent more precision than previously possible.

An Insatiable Appetite for Mega Machining

The insatiable global demand for infrastructure is driving the increased size of mining, mineral and aggregates processing equipment.


Grinding Machines: Industry News

United Grinding Reaches Milestone

They delivered their 500th Ewag RS Series tool grinding machine.

Drake Mfg. Appoints Director of Sales

Bruce L. Dibble directs all company sales in North America.

Pro-Gear Relaunched as Gear Grind Only Service

This is ideal for gear manufacturers that need additional capacity and machine shops that require external gear grinding services.


Grinding Machines: Products

Robots and Automated Loading for Flexible Grinding

The Blohm Planomat HP 412 from United Grinding uses a FANUC CR-7 cobot for automated part loading and unloading alongside operators, with no safety fencing or light curtains.

Machines Getting Smarter

The integration of next generation machine control technology, robots and automation are making the shop floor in the Smart Factory more productive than ever before.

FABTECH 2016: Welding (Part Two)

Take a closer look at some of the welding technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.