Grinding or hard turning?
Deciding whether to finish a part with grinding or hard turning is difficult and often counterintuitive. Both can achieve extremely high tolerances and surface finishes.
It would be nice if there were a clear set of standards to determine whether a part should be hard turned or ground. Unfortunately, it’s never that simple and there are many variables to consider before arriving at a final solution.
In this article, we take a closer look at these factors.