Automotive Honing Application Improvement

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Delapena’s hone head reconditioning and abrasive fine tuning process delivers improvement to the Automotive industry. Automotive manufacturers have had renewed vigor in their commitment to achieving the emissions levels required with the latest specification of engines. Honing is a key process in achieving these levels and Martin Elliott of Delapena explains how honing head reconditioning supports this endeavor Reconditioning of honing heads is a service that has seen continuous demand for many years. However, in more recent times, honing has moved into the spotlight and is now rightly recognized for its pivotal role in supporting automotive manufacturers to build engines …

Machine Safely with Hands off Operation.

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Delapena delivers honing machines with a stable, safe process that requires little or no operator intervention! Not so long ago honing engineers would hold up their hands to show missing fingers to demonstrate how they mastered their craft. In the modern, legislated world, that’s clearly unacceptable which makes the fact that most honing is still done ‘hands-on’ unbelievable! Delapena has addressed this issue by introducing machines designed with fail-safe, interlocking guarding, to remove hands from the work area. This means that operators are no longer interacting with the spindle directly when in motion and the component is no longer guided …