Study on Hard Turning Process Versus Grinding in Manufacturing Some Bearing Inner Rings

  • Mitica AfteniEmail author
  • Ion Terecoasa
  • Cezarina Afteni
  • Viorel PaunoiuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Advanced manufacturing technologies are based on-time-delivery principles. The customer requirements regarding quality, cost and delivery terms become more and more important , both for supplier and sub-supplier. Taking into account these considerations, all companies started the implementation of some new strategies and technologies based on continuous improvement principle. One of these is hard turning, as a cost efficient alternative to grinding. The technology is analyzed in the case of a bearing component, as a new process step versus the existing grinding process. Experimental tests were performed in order to describe the advantages of this technology. Cubic Boron Nitride grades (CBN) are used for cutting. The main influence of this technology in process flow is analyzed from different approaches. Experimental results were analyzed in terms of the ring surface quality, roughness and profile, and also on process time and production cost.


Quality Hard turning Grinding Bearings components 



This work was supported by Rulmenti SA Barlad.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rulmenti SABarladRomania
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringDunarea de Jos University of GalatiGalațiRomania

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