Grinding or cutting is a process whereby an abrasive particle embedded in a rotating wheel or knife edge removes material from a workpiece by mechanical means. The grinding wheel can be attached to a horizontal or vertical spindle, and the specimen can be mounted on a table surface that travels in either a rotary or reciprocating direction.
INTERTECH 2015, the international conference on superabrasives (industrial diamond, CVD diamond, nanodiamond, cubic boron nitride, polycrystallines) and their applications, will be held May 19-20 in Indianapolis, Ind.
According to a recent market research report on alumina zirconia oxide abrasives, Asia-Pacific represents the largest and the fastest-growing market, with a projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%.
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