Delapena’s Focus on Honing Application Performance Delivers 85% Improvement

Richard Arthur Honing News, News

In recent years Ceramics, Chrome and Carbide have provided a challenge for the Honing process due to the increased surface hardness properties of the newer grade materials. To address these harder materials Delapena invested in a state of the art sintering manufacturing process to develop a new range of super abrasive bonds with great success. Proof positive of this success came when a customer asked us to help trouble shoot their process for honing of hard chrome cylinder liners. The customer was using a Delapena Powerhone to resize the Chrome plating in a cylinder using a conventional Silicon Carbide abrasive. The downside to …