Grinding

Needle GrinderA world leader in grinding technology, MicroGroup offers all four processes essential to satisfy the most simple to the most unusual grinding requirement with extreme precision and speed. The chart below outlines the main differences between Electro Chemical, Centerless and CNC Grinding. For details select a process from the menu immediately below.

Grind ProcessCharacteristics
Electro Chemical GrindingVery tight tolerances, limited contact, excellent for small intricate parts and thin walls, can create edge breaks
Centerless GrindingMechanical method to grind the OD creating a better surface, tight tolerances on OD, resizing of tubing
CNC Needle GrindingTypically done with CNC, various standard and custom geometries