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XZ vertical grinding

Demonstrate surface finish by vertical grinding on the Freeform® L Ultra Precision Machine platform.

XZ vertical grinding on a Freeform® L using a high speed grinding spindle with Y axis active

Part Details:
• Material: High grade binderless tungsten carbide (WC)

                                         Part photo

Process Details:
• Tool: Vitrified bond diamond wheel
• Feed rate: 0.5 mm/min
• Coolant: Odorless mineral spirits (OMS)

• Surface finish near center: 0.77 nm Ra
• Surface finish near outer edge: 1.10 nm Ra
• Form accuracy: 0.1 µm PV
• Form accuracy: 0.02 µm rms

White light interferometer measurements:

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