By: Chris Koepfer
Recently, an Ontario, New York, machine tool builder and distributor donated a Nakamura-Tome lathe valued at $200,000 to Finger Lake Community College G.W. Lisk Company’s advanced manufacturing machinist training program.
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A small workholding change helped this shop deliver the required part finish by resolving vibration and runout issues.
Understanding the challenges and knowing how to select and apply the appropriate tools will help a shop profit from this difficult operation.
These grinding wheels are designed for greater efficiency by achieving higher levels of stock removal per pass.
A turnkey multitasking center from Methods Machine Tools Inc. helped the company produce a high-tolerance, high-quality part.