Here are some insights on how to address the varying levels of surface finishing requirements that depend on industry demands and the eventual end use of the finished product.
A revolution is taking place in automotive braze removal, where Type 1 cotton fiber wheels are exponentially impacting smooth operations, shrinking costs and negating operating downtime.
Shops that produce engine blocks, heads, cam shafts and crank shafts for powertrains were once plagued with the challenge of removing burrs created by machining. Not anymore.
New grinding technology is being researched on this intermetallic to help lower the costs of manufacturing aerospace engine components, develop grinding expertise, and design custom-bonded abrasive and superabrasive grinding solutions that are ideal for efficient and damage-free grinding of components made of titanium aluminides.
Rather than focusing only on energy savings or reducing costs associated with large equipment, manufacturers that are looking for potential savings in their plants should take the time to investigate just how much money they could save by switching out an abrasive. In doing so, they should evaluate fully how labor costs tie into the equation.
Brian K. Kobylinski succeeds Jeffry N. Quinn, who remains chairman of their board.
Tim Lee is responsible for working with customers on their cutting requirements, particularly large diameter cutoff wheels.
Students and visitors tour their manufacturing facility and learn about various career opportunities within manufacturing.
Advanced abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products from Weiler address the most demanding grinding and cutting needs.
The reinforced rib on the redesigned Zip Wheel cut-off disc from Walter Surface Technologies is more rigid for consistently straighter cuts and more durability to withstand even the toughest materials.
Vortec Pro abrasive flap discs from Weiler have been re-engineered under the Wolverine family of discs to deliver exceptional value.