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Mechanical fine honing

Abrasive treatment where an oscillating grindstone is pressed against a rotating workpiece to create a very fine finish.

Illustration of Mechanical fine honing

The process

An abrasive stone [1] formed by the workpiece surface is applied under slight pressure while oscillating axially with high frequency. Cutting fluid cools the process and washes away the swarf formed.

Cutting fluid
Cutting fluid has three main purposes. Cooling, lubrication and removal of chips.
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