CNC Machining Services – CNC Surface Grinding

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.

Surface Grinding Processes Include:

Fine Grinding
Precision Grinding
Regrinding

Precision Form Grinding to Print
Precision Flat Grinding to Print

Let Saturn Industries Quote Your CNC Surface Grinding Project

We can quote your job using conventional CAD files, fill out our simple form and we will contact you with a competitive quote.

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Precise CNC Surface Grinding at Saturn Industries in Hudson NY
Graphite CNC Surface Grinding at Saturn Industries in Hudson NY

Graphite Materials and Grades:

Poco:
Angstrofine EDM Graphite
AF-5

Copper Ultrafine EDM Graphite
EDM-C3

Ultrafine EDM Graphite
EDM-4
EDM-3
EDM-1

Superfine EDM Graphite
EDM-200

Copper Superfine
EDM-C200

Toyo Tanso and Carbon of Americ

Equipment

Horizontal CNC Surface Grinders
Conventional Surface Grinders
Dust Collection

Part Dimensions:

10” H x 15” W x 18” L Max

Tolerances:

Up To +/-.0001

Capabilities

Computer Controlled Grinding
CAD/CAM/SolidWorks/Designing & Consulting Services
Reverse Imagining/ Engineering

Applications

EDM Electrodes

Glass Tools

Surface Grinding Part Geometry:

Flats
Angles
Precision Grinding on Small Parts
Radius

Industries

Automotive
Aerospace
Military/Defense
Construction
EDM

Mining
Marine
Industrial
Medical
Printing
Power Generation

Production Capabilities:

Prototyping
1 Part Minimum
Low Quantity Runs
Large Quantity Runs
High Production Volume
Large Scale Production

Quoting/Delivery:

Quotes based on each job request
Quick Quoting/Turnarounds
Rush Service Available upon request

Certifications:

ISO 9001:2015