What is Plunge Grinding?

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There are so many grinding techniques we need to know in order to stay competitive and viable grinding partners for our customers. We pride ourselves on our expertise with a variety of grinding processes and while we've written about a wide variety of them in the past, today, we want to discuss the plunge grinding process and how it can improve…

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Common Types of Grinding Operations

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In order to earn our hard-earned reputation as masters of precision grinding, the team at Indiana Precision Grinding needed to thoroughly study each and every technique available to us to achieve the unforgiving level of precision our customers require. We've certainly learned a lot from our experiences, which is why today we would like to…

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IPG Announces New Leadership

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INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana Precision Grinding (IPG) is proud to announce the promotion of Vice President Matt Cox to the role of CEO, effective March 1. 

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Understanding CMMC Compliance

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The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification—or CMMC. If you're somewhat new to the aerospace manufacturing, you likely find yourself wondering what something like that has to do with engineering and manufacturing. After all, what does cybersecurity have to do with aerospace? If you don't know what CMMC compliance is, you may want to make it…

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The Different Types and Applications of Thermal Spray Coating

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Thermal spraying is a process and technology which can be used to improve or restore a workpiece's surface. The process is often used to apply coatings to a wide range of materials and components: providing resistance to wear, erosion, cavitation, abrasion, or heat. Let's take a quick look at different types of thermal spray coating processes…

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A Profile in Service: The Story of IPG's Customer Success Team

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Indiana Precision Grinding's customer success team was started in 2020 to address the issue that most machine shops often overlook – customer service. While producing high quality parts remains a priority, our customers are what continues to drive IPG's success. We created this team because our clients are important to us and we want to be…

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Trends in the HVOF Tungsten Carbide Coating

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Within the scope of aerospace manufacturing and specifically aerospace finishing processes, there are many innovative ways engineers are able to pull that little bit of extra performance from their projects. One of the key ways quality assurance teams are able to ensure the precision of their work is to finish the metal parts through processes…

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Hard Turning vs. Grinding: What are the Facts?

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Within the metalworking industry, there is no shortage of precision machining techniques. In recent years, there has been the introduction and increased use of hard turning as an alternative to precision grinding for achieving better finishes. This is why we wanted to talk about hard turning and how it truly compares to grinding.

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The Importance of Dressing a Grinding Wheel

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Similar to other machines, grinding wheels will wear down with use and as time goes on. This leads to poor part quality and surface finishes. Instead of replacing your grinding wheel, you can use a process referred to as "dressing" to restore the wheel to its former glory. Dressing a grinding wheel is the key to maximizing the performance and…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Centerless Grinding

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In the world of manufacturing, there is a seemingly-endless variety of tools, machines and processes used to get the job done. Centerless grinding is critical to many manufacturing industries where roundness and accuracy are needed, but for people who don't use this machine on a daily basis it comes with a lot of questions. What is centerless…

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