ID, and Surface Grinding
A Tool and Die manufacturing
facility is not complete without a strong OD/ID and Surface Grinding
Department. While some may consider these operations basic, in reality
they are equally important as any of the other manufacturing areas.
Almost every item manufactured passes through this department and
the individuals operating the equipment are working to the same
close tolerances (.0001) as the other departments in most instances.
This department is equipped
with a Chevalier Surface Grinder having a 16” x 26”
magnet with a grinding tolerance of .0001. We also have a Thompson
Surface Grinder for the smaller components. The OD/ID equipment
consists of a Heald ID/OD Grinder, Myford for grinding between centers,
two Brown and Sharpe and a K.O. Lee OD Grinder for the smaller tooling.
We also have a Zocca OD Grinder for larger tooling. This versatility
enables us to manufacture a wide range of tooling.