The following list shows typical industries and applications in which our precision grinding, lapping, polishing and advanced materials processing equipment is commonly used.
With the persistent demand for safer, more reliable, and more economical cars, the automotive industry looks for creative solutions. The ability to engineer increasingly intricate components with cost-effective methods is vital to meeting these demands. Our knowledge and experience at PSS can find a turn-key solution for your production requirements and standards.
The aerospace industry is known for constant innovation. Aircraft components are looked at and reimagined in ways that aim to make the components more reliable, more cost-effective and more fuel-efficient. We offer our customers critical competitive advantages with our innovative machines, helping to create and refine a wide range of components. PSS’ family of brands are known for their reliability in creating increasingly complex products that meet the rigorous standards of precision in the industry.
1. Bearings are used in virtually every kind of machinery or equipment ranging from household appliances to aerospace equipment. The one thing that is consistent across all of these uses is that customers want their bearings to have less friction and a longer service life all while staying cost-efficient. PSS can provide you with machining that can create specialized bearing solutions that meet different industry-specific requirement and challenges.
2. Bearings are used in nearly all motion applications. The evolution of the bearing industry drives innovation and creation of new technologies to keep up with demand. Precision Surfacing Solutions and our family of brands engineer machines that allow you to create precise, smooth, and strong bearings and components for all industry requirements.
Durability is a coveted attribute in the modern manufacturing industry, precise coatings and castings can help prolong that durability. In order to gain an edge in the coating and casting industries, one must be consistently enhancing their standards for wear resistance and anti-corrosiveness. Our innovative machines offer the ability to meet these standards while also staying cost-efficient. Based on our extensive knowledge and experience, PSS can craft a tailormade solution that will keep you ahead of the competition.
Coatings & Castings applications:
Compound semiconductors are a key contributor to technological innovation that has occurred in the 21st century. The improvements necessary to continue innovating are less power consumption, low price, and reduced heat dissipation. Precision Surfacing Solutions can help you make these improvements by providing custom and effective solutions.
Compound Semiconductor applications:
Regulation of the flow of air and liquids, an essential component to all of the manufacturing sector, is accomplished by the compressor and valve industries. These components must be increasingly more cost-efficient, energy-efficient, and wear-resistant to stand out in an extremely competitive market. Our machines can give you these crucial competitive advantages.
The modern manufacturing world increasingly necessitates precision, so when crafting cutting tools and knives, an emphasis on exactness is required. Even something as small as a slight temperature can impact that precision, and any interruptions or delays in part production can be catastrophic. Permit PSS to be your partner in precision. We’re ready to work with you to craft a tailormade solution to ensure your cuts are as precise as possible.
Cutting Tools/Knives applications:
Data storage is quickly turning into a lucrative industry as everything is recorded and stored into one database. With the growth comes challenges; customers continually want to minimize the amount of space the storage takes up while maximizing how much data it can hold. Trying to optimize something as small as data storage components is exceptionally difficult. This is where we at Precision Surfacing Solutions come in, where our incredibly precise machines can make working with the components painless. PSS’ turn-key solutions will allow you to tap into the data storage industry.
Data Storage applications:
Wherever a high-quality look is vital, we are part of the game. Exclusive brands trust our expertise and thus ensure that the manufacturing process lays the foundation for the outstanding customer experience at the point of sale-spots.
Well-known and thought-leading research institutes, universities, and technical colleges use our applications when reaching the next level for challenging tasks is the goal. And even here it’s
the same story - we feel comfortable with providing standard applications as well as with delivering custom-made research work out-of-the-box
The electro optics industry is built around precision and exactness. Any slight flaw in the material and the light will scatter or bounce off in the wrong direction. There is an emphasis on making the materials as flat and as smooth as possible. Our machines will help solve this problem for you, while also keeping cost-effectiveness in mind, allowing for the production of the best possible product.
Electro Optics applications:
Seals are a small, but a very important part of a functioning mechanical system; without them, an entire system has an increase in energy consumption and fluid loss. The mechanical seals and sealing surfaces face large problems though; reducing fluid loss while increasing durability all the while keeping everything cost-effective. PSS’ knowledge and experience can assist you through these challenges and create a solution specific for you.
Mechanical Seals & Sealing Surfaces applications:
Absolute precision in machining quality is a prerequisite for the production of devices which improve someone’s life. PSS and our family of brands can develop the necessary engineering technologies to meet the highest standards. Our machines are known for their process reliability, precision, and cost-effectiveness—making them the first choice in the development of medical devices.
Medical Devices applications:
For an industry based around minuscule products, the MEMS and NEMS industry face some colossal challenges. Doing anything with those products requires an excessive amount of precision and meticulousness. Engineers at PSS put an emphasis on detailed accuracy, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. You can trust Precision Surfacing Solutions to come up with a solution for your challenges—no matter the size.
The optic industry can be varied and challenging. Minute changes in acids, process chemicals, and random batch variability can compromise surface quality, leading to defective products. PSS has the knowledge and experience to help eliminate flaws in your products. We can make your lenses the most precise and polished on the market.
Pumps often work in hostile environments, with heat, steam, grease, and grime all around them. This makes life tough for the pump industry to increase energy and cost-efficiency. We offer our knowledge and experience to help find solutions to give you a competitive advantage. PSS and our family of brands has a wide range of reliable machines which guarantee precision despite a harsh setting.
The development of new technologies is rapid and the semiconductor industry has to try and keep up. They need to constantly improve their power consumption and heat dissipation while still remaining cost-effective. PSS offers customized solutions for high-precision surface processing technology of wafers and substrates which help you set the pace.
Some products are so unique they don’t fit into one category. This makes manufacturing difficult as everything must be tailor-made for that product. The knowledge and experience PSS and our family of brands has is extensive. We at PSS are confident that a turn-key solution can be developed that works for your product, no matter how unique.
Specialty Materials/Products applications:
The use of solar power is still an important part of a sustainable and trendsetting energy mix. Our machines help to produce the optimal use of energy fields and, in addition to the best feed-in conditions, ensure a homogeneous look on the roof-top. Not only is the sun smiling.
Advanced ceramic materials make applications possible today that were virtually inconceivable just yesterday. To continue that trend, the technical ceramic industry must increase its robustness and high-temperature stability while retaining cost-efficiency. We at PSS can help you overcome these challenges with our innovative machines all while providing a solution for years to come.
Technical Ceramics applications:
The tool and die industries are highly specialized; the process is distinguished by its small batches and short rollover times. Recently, dies have become progressively more complex with harder materials. PSS’ engineers can provide you with flexible solutions which maintain cost-effectiveness, allowing you to machine a superior product at a lower cost.
Tool & Die applications:
PRECISION SURFACING SOLUTIONS supports manufacturers in a wide variety of industries in which precision grinding, lapping, polishing, deburring and advanced materials processing equipment is commonly used. They all need high-quality, high-precision, stable and well-engineered machines to manufacture high-quality work pieces.Visit Site
Founded in Chicago in 1948 as a manufacture of lapping and polishing machines for the mechanical seal market, Lapmaster has grown to a worldwide solution provider for more than 20 industries like precision optics and advanced materials.Visit Site
Since 1907 Barnes has been considered a world leader in developing innovative honing and bore finishing technology and processes. The earliest Barnes honing machines were the first to make honing a practical and efficient means of finishing automotive cylinder bores in a production environment.Visit Site
Since May 2020, the brand ISOG belongs to the globally active Precision Surfacing Solutions Group. With the addition of ISOG to the already existing strong brands within the Group, PSS further strengthens its position as a leading supplier of high quality, best in class technologies in the market of surface quality enhancement solutions.Visit Site
ELB-Schliff Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH has been producing surface and profile grinding machines for over 70 years. The company was founded by Edmund Lang in the city of Babenhausen which led to the name "ELB-Schliff".Visit Site
The aba company was founded in 1898 under the name "Messwerkzeugfabrik Alig & Baumgärtel Aschaffenburg", hence the initials aba. Today, the aba Grinding Technologies is exclusively focused on the advancement and production of precision surface and profile grinding machines.Visit Site
REFORM Grinding Technology GmbH is specialized in the sales, development & production of grinding machines for various applications at its location in Fulda (Germany).Visit Site
Founded in 1934, KEHREN is a well-established designer and builder of high-precision grinding machine tools and systems under the following categories: vertical grinding centers, vertical grinding centers with portal design, surface grinders with rotary tables and horizontal spindles, and surface grinders with dual rotary tables and vertical spindles.Visit Site
Produced in Germany since 2009, MICRON machines are compact and dynamically rigid grinding machines especially designed for Creep Feed and Profile grinding. MICRON is an industry leader in grinding of Hydraulic components like stators, rotors and van pumps.Visit Site
Founded in Germany in 1804 by Mr. Peter Wolters, Peter Wolters has been producing lapping, polishing and fine grinding equipment since 1936. In 2019 Precision Surfacing Solutions acquired the division Wafer plant and service business for photovoltaic and special materials of Meyer Burger. Further Information can be found at www.precision-surface.chVisit Site