Plastic Tooling - Ceramic Grinding

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Brief & Challenge:

Our customer manufactures delicate ceramic rings. They needed a way to carefully hold them on the outer diameter so they could grind the inner diameter. In order to protect the parts, they requested the chuck had no metal contact points.

Ceramic_workholding_Grinding_Chuck

Solution:

We produced a 6” Diaphragm Chuck with non-metallic top tooling in contact with the customer’s part. The top tooling, made from the most abrasion-resistant plastic available can be quickly changed, for new ones, should a future need arise.

Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation is a leader in developing custom solutions for difficult work holding problems. Click here to get in touch.

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