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Planar Honing for Machine Tool Sliding Guideways

Posted by Team BRM on Oct 15, 2019 2:13:00 PM

Planar honing imparts a fine finish to flat surfaces like sliding guideways, machined metal parts that support linear motion. Traditionally, machine tool sliding guideways were made of hardened cast iron and fabricated with cubic boron nitride (CBN) milling tools and grinding. As Grinding & Surface Finishing magazine explains, however, there’s another way to improve sliding guideway surface finish.  

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Topics: Flex-Hone, planar honing, flex-hone for rotors, plateau finishing