Articles & Resources from Duval Precision Grinding

5 Ways To Reduce Manufacturing Costs With Precision Grinding

5 Ways To Reduce Manufacturing Costs With Precision Grinding

Domestic manufacturing is on the rise, and with economic uncertainty looming it is more important than ever to find ways to reduce manufacturing costs while still producing high-quality products. This feat requires optimization throughout the entire manufacturing...

Grinding Corrosion-Resistant Bolts for Aerospace Applications

Grinding Corrosion-Resistant Bolts for Aerospace Applications

Duval Precision Grinding has a lot of experience with grinding chrome-plated aerospace components. This experience came in handy recently when they completed a project involving grinding 100 chrome-plated bolts for a company that provides plating and coating services...

Finish Grinding 3D Printed Metal Components: What You Need to Know

Finish Grinding 3D Printed Metal Components: What You Need to Know

Additive manufacturing (AM) has been steadily gaining traction as a viable option for producing metal parts. While previously limited to prototype development due to high cost per piece, additive manufacturing techniques have worked their way up to the production...

What Is The Difference Between Honing And ID Grinding?

What Is The Difference Between Honing And ID Grinding?

In the world of high-precision metalworking, there are two processes that seem to cause a lot of confusion: honing and precision ID grinding. Both of these processes are used to improve the form, fit, and function of a metal bore, but they achieve this goal in...

Jig Grinding To Restore A High-Value Spindle Housing

Jig Grinding To Restore A High-Value Spindle Housing

When it comes to precision grinding, Duval is your go-to source. Recently, we completed jig grinding work for a customer who needed to repair a cutter spindle housing for some high-value manufacturing equipment. The cutter spindle housing is an important part of a...

Grinding Stellite Spherical Bearing Sleeves for Military Applications

Grinding Stellite Spherical Bearing Sleeves for Military Applications

Duval Precision Grinding was recently contracted to finish a Stellite sleeve for a spherical bearing assembly used in a naval application. Stellite is known for toughness— abrasion, corrosion, and wear resistance in particular.  Due to the hardness of Stellite, it is...

Split-Ring Seal Grinding for Test Instrumentation

Split-Ring Seal Grinding for Test Instrumentation

Duval Precision Grinding was recently contacted by a machined component manufacturer who needed help with tight-tolerance surface grinding in a hard-to-reach area. The parts were split ring seals, components to an experimental test instrument that were critical to...