Case Studies

What are Grinding Wheels?

A grinding wheel is an abrasive cutting tool used in machinery operations across various industries to cut, slice, or refine extremely hard materials. Comprised of a bond and superabrasive, grinding…

Strobe Grinding Wheel – 5X Better.

Machine – Wright Strobe Grinder Wheel – 4A1P Stock Removal – .030″ Wheel Life Leading Competitors Wheel – 2 weeks Eagle SuperAbrasives Wheel – 10 Weeks

Face Grinding Increased by 25%

Machine – UTMA AP800 Facer Wheel – 12V2 Stock Removal – .020″ Tips Ground Leading Competitors wheel = 40,000 tips Eagle SuperAbrasives Wheel = 50,000 tips.

Cost Per Tip Topping reduced by 25%

Machine – Vollmer CP200 Wheel – 6A9 Stock removal – .1mm Traverse Rate – 4mm/sec Cost Per Tip  – Leading Competitors Wheel = $.0031 Eagle SuperAbrasives Wheel = $.0025

Fluting Time reduced – 4:00 to 2:30

Machine – ANCA Fast Grind MG7 HP = 5 Stock removal .216″ Proflute 2 versus 3M polybond wheel Traverse rate Their wheel, 3.5″/min. – Our Wheel, 6.3″/Min. Tools ground before…

Knocked off almost 40% of the run time

“After successful test of fluting, we converted all wheels necessary to grind this tool to Eagle wheels and were able to knock off almost 40% of the run time (from…

Reduced Fluting time by 22 minutes

Eagle Pro Flute 2 versus Tyrolit Startec Wheel Machine – Walter Helitronic Mini Power 35HP Wheel 1V1 -45 Fluting Tool – 25mm 6 flute Form Cutter Competitors wheel feed rate…

Fluting time reduced by 73%

Radiac BX703 versus Pro Flute 1 Machine Walter Helitronic Mini Power – 13HP – 1V1 – 45 degree – 1/2″ 5 flute endmill Feedrate – Radiac Wheel 2″/minute ….Eagle wheel…

5 Benefits of Diamond Grinding Wheels

Diamond grinding wheels utilize synthetic diamond grit suspended in a resin, vitrified, or metal bond structure. Most often used in precision grinding applications where high material removal rates and dimensional…

3 Tips to Using Diamond Cutoff Wheels

Although they are composed of the same basic structure, a base bonded to a suspension of abrasive, cutoff wheels and grinding wheels serve very different purposes. Instead of slowly removing…

Glass Grinding Wheels: A Cheat Sheet

Have some questions about glass grinding? You are not alone. Choosing the right diamond wheel for your glass grinding needs can be the difference between consistent high-quality parts or loss…

Hard vs Soft Grinding Wheels

The distinction made between “hard” and “soft” grinding wheels refers to the bond structure, whose job is to retain the abrasive particles responsible for cutting. Regardless of the label, softer…

Resin Bond Grinding Wheels: Formulations & Uses

One of the most widely used grinding wheel bonds in the superabrasives market is the resin bond. Typically composed of either phenolic or polyimide resin, there are virtually limitless options…

Stellite Grinding: 101

Known for its wear resistance, stellite is a cobalt-chromium alloy that has recently become a popular substitution for carbide in woodworking tools. As stellite becomes more common, many manufacturers are…

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Core Offerings

Working with Eagle, you can expect to discuss your project with one of our highly-skilled, U.S.-based application engineers. Together, they will help identify and provide the grinding solution that best fits your unique needs and goals. Our manufacturing capabilities are second-to-none in the industry.