M & S Centerless Grinding, Inc.

Mechanical Power Transmission

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers HT Cobalt Motor Rotor for Defense Contractor

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers HT Cobalt Motor Rotor for Defense contractor using very thin wall and tight tolerances on OD & ID make the part very difficult to manufacture. The ultimate customer, a defense contractor, could not find source to keep up w/ production. Material used for the rotor was HT Cobalt. Critical Dimensions: OD – approximately .7000” with a total tolerance of...

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Electronic Components & Devices

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Precision Firing Pins for the DOD

In preparation for a rapid deployment of troops for a broad-based military engagement a primary DOD supplier was contracted to manufacture firing pins for machine guns. The features of the pins were complex and the time frame for completion was extremely tight. Material: Tool Steel HT 50-55Rc. Part geometry was fairly complex - but the project HAD to have highest priority - grinding needed to...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Spool/Sleeve Actuators for Boeing Aircraft

Problem: Part match-fit and cylindricity requirements made vendors willing to accept the responsibility of holding print tolerances scarce. Material: 440C HT 58 RC min. Critical Dimensions: Match-fit clearance: hold match fit clearance spool/sleeve to .00005 . The resulting cylindricity on both spool and sleeve necessarily were near .000025". 4 Ra surface finish.Â-  Resolution: Match-fit of...

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M&S Redesigns Blood Testing Instrument

Device re-design resulted in issues with the ability to manufacture the key part of the instrument. Existing vendor base would not attempt to manufacture. Material: Tungsten Critical Dimensions: .0070 x .87” long in the middle of the part Hold +.0000/-.0002” tolerance on diameter Hold +/-.001” tolerance on length of .007” 8 Ra surface finish max Resolution: A manufacturing process was...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Grinding System supports centerless OD grinding.

Combining proprietary software with DedTru fixtures, 3-axis Model 2150 CNC DedTru System creates intricate forms for small medical and high-tech component parts. Machine performs throughfeed, infeed, secondary operations, tapers, and profile chamfers for cylindrical parts from 0.001–5 in. diameter. Constructed on cast iron base with hole through column housing for removal of completed parts,...

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Roundness, Cylindricity, and Contour Gauge aids QA operations.
Test & Measurement

Roundness, Cylindricity, and Contour Gauge aids QA operations.

Able to be used in all circumstances for workpiece evaluation to DIN ISO 1101, MarForm MMQ 400 comes in versions for high-precision, unusually long, and large/heavy workpieces. Precision Z and X measuring axes make it possible to perform any form measuring task. Modules can be used to customize unit to precise requirements: motor-driven or manual centering and tilting table; Z axis with...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Solar Energy Components

The tolerances for diameter size and roundness on the ID of a special tube made manufacturing costly and vendors difficult to find. Product acceptance was going through the roof, but the lack of an adequate supply of this key component caused delivery delays and increasing order backlog which jeopardized the entire project. Material: 304 SST tubing Critical Dimensions: OD – approximately .2500...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Heart Valve Clip for Defective Heart Valves

The extremely small size of the part, critical to affixing a clip to a defective heart valve, resulted in manufacturing difficulties, and unacceptable inconsistencies in holding the required part tolerances. Critical Dimensions: Center Diameter size - .0191/.0190 OAL: .056 8 Ra surface finish .001" max inside corner radii Resolution: a manufacturing process was created that yielded 95% success...

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Electronic Components & Devices

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins for Tier 1 Defense Contractor

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery...

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Company News

M&S Centerless Grinding Has Expanded Their Centerless Bar Grinding with an Additional 10,000 sq ft Location

M&S Centerless Grinding has taken on an additional 10,000 sq ft location – right across the street from its main building (at 460 Oakdale Ave, Hatboro, PA) to expand its operations in centerless bar grinding. Bar grinding has always been a specialty in which M&S has taken selective projects, but with somewhat limited space it was never an area where we could focus to truly drive growth. Now,...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers HT Cobalt Motor Rotor for Defense Contractor

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers HT Cobalt Motor Rotor for Defense contractor using very thin wall and tight tolerances on OD & ID make the part very difficult to manufacture. The ultimate customer, a defense contractor, could not find source to keep up w/ production. Material used for the rotor was HT Cobalt. Critical Dimensions: OD – approximately .7000” with a total tolerance of...

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Company News

M&S Centerless Grinding Featured in New Video Series from PMA Perspective: Attracting a Dynamic Manufacturing Workforce

PMA examines what companies are doing to attract a dynamic manufacturing workforce. PMA's Carl Marrara travels to Hatboro, PA, to M&S Centerless Grinding to meet with second generation owner John Shegda and Clara Console, owner and President of Choice Careers LLC, about programs and practices to attract and retain a skilled workforce. https://vimeo.com/208688196 About MS Centerless Grinding...

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Electronic Components & Devices

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Precision Firing Pins for the DOD

In preparation for a rapid deployment of troops for a broad-based military engagement a primary DOD supplier was contracted to manufacture firing pins for machine guns. The features of the pins were complex and the time frame for completion was extremely tight. Material: Tool Steel HT 50-55Rc. Part geometry was fairly complex - but the project HAD to have highest priority - grinding needed to...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Spool/Sleeve Actuators for Boeing Aircraft

Problem: Part match-fit and cylindricity requirements made vendors willing to accept the responsibility of holding print tolerances scarce. Material: 440C HT 58 RC min. Critical Dimensions: Match-fit clearance: hold match fit clearance spool/sleeve to .00005 . The resulting cylindricity on both spool and sleeve necessarily were near .000025". 4 Ra surface finish.Â-  Resolution: Match-fit of...

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Company News

M&S Centerless Grinding Develops and Builds Solar Energy Components

The tolerances for diameter size and roundness on the ID of a special tube made manufacturing costly and vendors difficult to find. Product acceptance was going through the roof, but the lack of an adequate supply of this key component caused delivery delays and increasing order backlog which jeopardized the entire project. Material: 304 SST tubing Critical Dimensions: OD – approximately .2500...

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M&S Redesigns Blood Testing Instrument

Device re-design resulted in issues with the ability to manufacture the key part of the instrument. Existing vendor base would not attempt to manufacture. Material: Tungsten Critical Dimensions: .0070 x .87” long in the middle of the part Hold +.0000/-.0002” tolerance on diameter Hold +/-.001” tolerance on length of .007” 8 Ra surface finish max Resolution: A manufacturing process was...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery...

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Company News

M&S Centerless Grinding, Inc Celebrates National Manufacturing Day By Opening Doors To Public

Hatboro, Pennsylvania –Â- National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day), a day that many companies within the manufacturing industry open their doors to show to the world the advances in the industry and dispel the public misperceptions about its demise, was a great success at M and S Centerless Grinding, Inc. The doors at MS were opened at 8:00 AM and the visitors flowed. People from all walks of...

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Company News

M&S Centerless Grinding, Inc. Hosted Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, as part of his "Jobs That Pay Tour"

Hatboro, Pennsylvania –Â- MS Centerless Grinding, Inc. hosted Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, as part of his “Jobs That Pay Tour” that has taken him through the State. The “Jobs That Pay Tour” is part of the administration’s efforts  to highlight its plan for significant new investments in manufacturing, economic development and workforce training aimed at rebuilding...

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