Is granite surface plate better than cast iron surface plate?

Why granite? Is it better than steel or cast iron for precision surfaces? The answer is ‘yes’ for almost every application. The advantages of granite include: No rust or corrosion, almost immune to warping, longer wear life, smoother surface to move components, greater precision, virtually non- magnetic, low co-efficient of thermal expansion, low porosity, low … Read more Is granite surface plate better than cast iron surface plate?

Are You Losing Money Due to Poor Work Holding Solutions?

Machinists and production engineers are often challenged by workpiece variations: some are thin walled while others are oversized or irregular in shape. In such cases, a standard chuck may not be the ideal workholding solution.  It is often possible to develop clever work-arounds, like fixtures. But these are not economical for line and batch production. … Read more Are You Losing Money Due to Poor Work Holding Solutions?

Maintain the Efficiency Of Your Chuck With Regular Lubrication

All customers want a “quality” product. Having served the metalworking industry in India for 60 years, GMT prides itself on the quality of its chucks and workholding solutions. Therefore, it strives to deliver a product of the best quality to each of its customers. However any machine, or machine part can maintain it’s quality service … Read more Maintain the Efficiency Of Your Chuck With Regular Lubrication

Call Now Button