Animated film on honing
07. May 2018
This is how kinematics and machining work during honing
Whenever there is a need to improve the functional sliding, guiding or sealing properties of contact surfaces in bores, all roads lead to honing.
In the case of high-precision parts, the achieved dimensional, geometrical and surface tolerances are less than 1 µm. But how exactly does this demanding process work? What are its characteristics?
What is typical to honing is, above all, the simultaneous overlaying of rotation, oscillation and tool feed. Important: The bore and the tool must be aligned coaxially. The abrasives and the bore do have surface contact during the machining process whereas in the surface structure, there is a distinguishable cross-hatch finish typical to honing.
Thanks to the new animation on the KADIA website, the viewer gains a deep insight in the honing process, divided in four sequences: 1. Workpiece fixture, 2. Honing spindle, 3. Honing tool, 4. Machining. You can't get any closer to the honing process. Curious? Click here.
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