Special Briney Grinding Wheel Arbor Designed for Use on Grinder for Producing Shaped Bone Fragments for Surgical Grafting


Briney Tooling Systems is well-known for their custom and special toolholder design and build capabilities. They have a special design team in place that works daily with customer’s to design and build the special tools needed for a wide array of applications…that many times other toolholder manufacturers are unwilling to even attempt.



Recently, Briney worked closely with a leading medical manufacturer to develop a special HSK50E balanceable grinding wheel arbor, Fig. 1. The arbor required a special anti-bacterial/viral chrome plating to comply with the demanding requirements of ISO 13485 for medical OEMs and contract manufacturers. The arbor is being used on a special precision CNC grinding machine that shapes bone fragments for sophisticated surgical grafting.



Because Briney has comprehensive in-house CNC turning and grinding capabilities, including in-plant heat treatment where the control of the carburizing and hardening process insures that all tools have.050 minimum case depth to maximize tool life and reduce distortion. Briney was able to design, produce and deliver the arbor to the customer in six weeks.



About Briney Tooling Systems

Briney Tooling Systems designs and manufactures industry-leading CNC, Shrink-Fit, HSK and collet-style tool holders for drilling, reaming and milling. Founded in 1989, and well known in a wide array of industries, the Briney name continues to stand for toolholder quality, reliability, design and engineering. Located in Bad Axe, Michigan, Briney Tooling is a division of Gemini Group.



About the Gemini Group

Gemini Group designs and manufactures a wide array of engineered plastic and metal products. With 14 locations in the United States and Mexico, Gemini Group serves customers in automotive, aerospace, medical, defense, and energy-related industries. Interrelated processes and collaborative engineering afford Gemini the flexibility to meet exceptionally diverse demands in component and assembly manufacturing. Located in Bad Axe, Michigan, Gemini Group employs 1,700 professionals and is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise.



Briney Tooling Systems, 700 E. Soper Road, Bad Axe, Michigan 48413. Telephone 989-269-9558. www.brineytooling.com



Send all Inquiries to:

Justin London, Application Engineer

Briney Tooling Systems

700 E. Soper Road

Bad Axe, MI  48413

Tel: 989-269-9558

jlondon@geminigroup.net

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