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Grinding of a Mandrel for the Medical Industry

Grinding of a Mandrel

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Grinding of a Mandrel

For over 35 years, our team at Industrial Grinders & Machining has offered precision grinding and polishing services for customers requiring specialized work, including the Medical industry. A recent customer had requested the precision grinding of a mandrel that was longer than typical industry specifications.

The original size of the mandrel was .312" x 252". Our team used centerless grinding to reduce the mandrel's surface to a finished size between 0.2965" and 0.2975", while maintaining the unusually long length of 252", all to tolerances of + 0.0005". The mandrel underwent dimensional inspection for tolerance checks and was also inspected visually by our team to verify quality. We also achieved a polished surface finish of 32 RMS.

The customer was extremely pleased with our re-fabrication project and has since come back to us for additional projects that require close tolerance grinding and polishing for medical parts and equipment. To learn more about our services for medical applications, please refer to the table below or contact us directly.

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Grinding of a Mandrel for the Medical Industry Project Highlights

Project Name & Description
Capabilities Applied/Processes
Part Dimensions - Starting Size
0.312" x 252"
Part Dimensions - Finish Size
0.2965/0.2975" x 252"
Tightest Tolerances
± 0.0005"
Material Used
Material Finish
32 RMS or Better
Industry for Use
In Process Testing/Inspection Performed
Dimensional Inspection, Visual Inspection
Delivery/Turnaround Time
2 weeks
Delivery Location
FOB our plant
Standards Met
Customer Specifications, CAD Drawings

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