Precision Surface Grinding Services

Surface & Blanchard Grinding

Nation Grinding, Inc. has been offering precision coating and grinding services since 1954. We can accommodate large production runs and work with a range of materials to suit the needs of various industries, including aerospace, defense, medical, and more. As part of our capabilities, we offer precision surface grinding services for metal parts and products.

What is Precision Surface Grinding?

Precision surface grinding has many uses within manufacturing, including finishing, sharpening, and extremely precise metal removal at high-speed rates. In the past, grinding processes used simple single-edged tools such as chisels; however, modern surface grinding machines offer faster speeds and enhanced precision.

There are many different types of precision surface grinders, including benches, belts, and cylindrical grinders; however, each type consists of a power-driven grinding wheel. This abrasive tool interacts with the surface of the workpiece to remove raw material and produce a smooth finish.

Advantages of Precision Surface Grinding

Precision surface grinding provides significant advantages to the production of various parts. These advantages include:

  • Accuracy. Precision surface grinding offers a high degree of accuracy to produce products with precise dimensions. At Nation Grinding, we can achieve tight tolerances of 0.0002″.
  • Versatility. Precision surface grinding is compatible with a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials, making this a useful process for various applications. At Nation Grinding we work with materials such as stainless steel, copper, and cast iron, as well as ceramics, rubbers, and plastics.
  • Large volume capabilities. Nation Grinding has the necessary knowledge and equipment to accommodate orders ranging from prototype to large-scale production volumes.
  • Consistency. Precision surface grinders can repeat identical processes over and over again to create a consistent finish and identical dimensions that match the original design specifications.
  • Software integration. Modern precision surface grinding equipment is partially or fully automated, which results in fewer errors and inconsistencies between each part.

Applications of Precision Surface Grinding

Precision surface grinding can be used to perform a wide range of functions. Along with making surfaces smooth, precision grinding can correct edges and faces so they align. For example, precision grinding equipment can ensure cubic forms have parallel edges and properly squared angles. Grinders do this by making each side parallel and square to itself or other reference surfaces.

In the manufacturing industry, precision surface grinding is commonly used to finish dies, fixtures, and molds. Surface grinding tools can also be used on rods, though rounding circular rods is a process typically left for OD grinding tools.

Contact Nation Grinding Today for Precision Surface Grinding Services

At Nation Grinding, we provide high-quality precision surface grinding services for our clients. Along with this grinding service, we also provide:

Contact our team today to see how we can serve as your source for all of your grinding needs. We excel at tackling difficult jobs and are always ready to make your next project a success.

Precision Surface & Blanchard Grinding Capabilities

Process
Blanchard Grinding
Contour
Creep feed Grinding
Cryogenic Grinding
Fine Grinding
High Speed Grinding
Sharpening
Wire Pointing
Wire Sharpening
Part Types
Molds
Slabs
Turbine Blades
Wire Forms
Material - Metals
Aluminum
Beryllium
Brass
Bronze
Carbide
Cast Iron
Cobalt
Copper
Gold
Inconel
Lead
Magnesium
Molybdenum
Nickel
Platinum
Silver
Stainless Steel
Steel
Tantalum
Tin
Titanium
Tungsten
Zinc
Zirconium
Material - Others
Ceramic
Composites
Ferrite
Plastic
Rubber
Finish
Hard Chrome
Coatings
Part Length
Up to 104 in
Up to 2642 mm
Part Width
Up to 36 in
Up to 914.4 mm
Part Height
Up to 26 in
Up to 660.4 mm
Lifting Capacity
Up to 3 tons
Parallelism
.0002 in
.0051 mm
Flatness
.0002 in
.0051 mm
Perpendicularity/ Squareness
.0002 to .0005 in
.0051 to .0127 mm
Surface Finish
R8
Tolerance (+/-)
.0002 in
.0051 mm
Repair Services
ID, OD Repair of Shafts
Cylinders, Pumps/Printer Rolls
Chrome Plating Repair
Plasma Spray Repair
Spindle Repair
Desired Coatings
Metals
Ceramics
Thermoplastics
Epoxies
HVOF Tungsten Carbide
95 MXC Armacor
60 T Stainless Steel
Typical Coating Applications
Spindle Repair
Wire Drum Fabricating / Rebuilding
Pump Castings / Impellers
Pump Shafts / Sleeves
Paper Rolls
Roll Rebuilding
Gas & Steam Turbine Components
Additional Services
CAM
Q.C. Reports
Reverse Engineering
Spindle Grinding
Quality Control Inspections
Optical Profilometer
Standard Metrology Instruments
Micrometers
Slide Calipers
Height Gages
Depth Gages
Indicators
Bore Gages
Squares / Angles
Gage Blocks
Granite Surface Plates
Rotary Tables
Production Volume
Specialty Production Shop
Prototype
Large Scale Production Volume Run
Typical Lead Time
5 to 10 work days

Additional Information

Industry Focus
Aerospace
Agricultural
Auto/Truck/Transportation
Marine
Medical
Military
Mining
Pulp and Paper
Spindle
Wire
Intended Application
Machinery
Mold Grinding
Tooling/Fixtures
Way Grinding
Industry Standards
ISO Compliant
Mil-Spec
File Formats
PDF