Friday, January 22, 2021

The new toy in action!


It's called a surface grinder - a CN machine which grinds down metal surfaces to be perfectly flat and level. The machining process is abrasive: a diamond grinding wheel which is spinning at a high speed to grind away differences in height. 

The end result is a perfectly flat piece of metal. In watchmaking, surface grinding is essential for both tool making and parts manufacturing. 

Here is a quick 30 seconds video of Josh explaining the grinding process. Yes, once again, we are talking microns -

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