Saturn Industries specializes in graphite CNC Surface Grinding Services. We offer all major grades and manufactured graphite including copper graphite. We offer a full range of surface grinding services such as Regrinding, Precision Form and Flat Grinding holding tolerances up to +/-.0001. Saturn Industries offers surface ground Angles, Radii and Flats to print.
CNC Surface Grinding at Saturn Industries
CNC surface grinding produces tight tolerances and mirror finishes on flat, square, and parallel surfaces. Using form grinding or fixture grinding can achieve curved or angled geometry. A common application of CNC grinding is die sharpening, as it removes only the necessary material to produce a sharp edge. Tolerance and surface finishes are most affected by material type of both the part and the grinding wheel.
What is Surface Grinding
CNC surface grinding removes small amounts of material by using a high-speed abrasive wheel as the cutting tool. The grinding wheel rotates in place, while the work piece, attached to the machine table, moves in the X-, Y-, and Z-axis. Depending on the part size, the grinding wheel will likely take multiple passes to achieve the desired dimensions.
CNC surface grinding is usually performed on ferrous materials, as parts are held down magnetically. In other circumstances, a non-magnetic part may be clamped down in preparation of surface grinding.
When to Use CNC Surface Grinding?
- Precise Finishes
- Multiple Passes all at once
- Variable Wheel Speed for Custom Finishes
- Grind an Entire Run All the Same
- Error-Free Grinding
Typical Materials Compatible with CNC Surface Grinding
This machining process can handle most rigid materials including most metals: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Copper, Steel, Brass, Titanium, Sterling Silver, Bronze, and Graphite. See our complete list of materials below.
Saturn Industries, is constantly striving to improve and optimize our processes and maximize customer convenience. Our customers range from inventors to businesses to government agencies. We are focused on quality and customer service.