What is Blanchard grinding?
The term “Blanchard grinding” is used to refer to a rotary surface grinding method that is highly effective at smoothing and grinding large, flat surfaces. The result of Blanchard grinding is a distinctive surface pattern of cross-hatched marks on the surface.
What are your Blanchard grinding capacities?
At Minnesota Grinding, Inc., we can use our Blanchard grinding services for parts up to 29.5 inches by 29.5 inches, for a total corner to corner size of 42 inches. With the speed at which surface heavy stock grinding can be completed, this is an ideal option for large-volume orders.
What is the typical tolerance level of Blanchard grinding?
We work to the tolerances required by our customers. With that being said, Blanchard grinding is a highly effective option, and it provides comparable tolerances possible with other types of grinding operations. For most applications, we can provide tolerances of +/- 0.001 inches.
What are the advantages of Blanchard grinding?
It is a fast, cost effective, and highly accurate grinding process. Blanchard grinding is a top choice for larger surfaces. It is also extremely efficient, which means that parts can be ground quickly for a fast order turnaround.
Which materials can be ground using Blanchard grinding?
Blanchard grinding can be used on both ferrous and non-ferrous materials, with different options in magnets and holding components selected to match the type of material being processed. It is highly effective for stainless steel, steel, raw metal, aluminum, mold plate, copper, and bronze.
How much does Blanchard grinding cost?
The cost of Blanchard grinding is determined by the size of the component, the material, as well as the tolerances required for the job. For a quote on your project, contact us online or give us a call at 763-535-4445.