Honing machine tools remove stock to produce the final size and desired finish pattern on the interior of tubing or cylinder bores of almost any material by expanding, rotating and reciprocating abrasive stones of a specified grit and grade with hone abrasive under controlled pressure against the work surface to ensure extremely accurate straightness, roundness and size of the cylindrical surface.
Take a look at how this honing machine outshoots hand lapping in the manufacture of precision rifle barrels at Pac-Nor Barreling.
From start to finish, the honing mastery of Nick Ferri is behind 57 national event NHRA Pro Stock victories and five championships, including back-to-back titles for 2015 champion Erica Enders-Stevens.
The new SV-15 honing machine from Sunnen uses a new Siemens touchscreen control to drive multi-point diamond tools for the ultimate in roundness and sizing precision.
New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars?
Surface finish is the one feature of a rifle barrel that cannot be controlled in hammer forging. Now, custom rifle barrel makers are learning a trick from the makers of hammer forged barrels on how to overcome surface imperfections.
The SV-30 cylinder hone from Sunnen features automatic step-and-repeat capability for in-line and V-block engine configurations that produces ideal bore roundness and surface finish in a variety of part types and materials at an affordable price.
Drag finishers from Bel Air can extend tool life by as much as 300 percent as an all-in-one system for cutting tool edge preparation and polishing needs.
Gehring and copperING have merged to create a supplier of production systems for both conventional and electrical powertrain markets.
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How to Multiply Machine Tool Efficiency with Production Automation
A new Fastems automation guide and webinar demonstrate how to overcome the six main production bottlenecks and eliminate underutilization in any shop. Fastems reveals how to make production planning and execution intelligent, automate hardware to work stably 24/7, and make processes reproducible.
30th Anniversary Pricing on AAG Brands
AAG Tailored Cutting Solutions – AXYZ, WARDJet and CNCShop – is celebrating 30 years in business, and customers get the gifts. It all began in 1991 when two friends started doing router repair work.
Goodbye, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu – Siemens CNC Trainer Reflects on 46-Year Career
CNC expert Randy Pearson says memories of the industry’s great people will fill his thoughts while he’s enjoying all his favorite outdoor activities in retirement. He adds a word of exhortation to manufacturing: Don’t stop training the next generation.