The combined expertise and close collaboration of application engineers from TYROLIT and grinding machine manufacturer Schütte has resulted in a sensational jump in productivity. New TYROLIT grinding tools together with the 325 linear multi-functional grinding machine from Schütte have reduced process times by two thirds.
The field of medical technology is booming with continuous growth rates. With an ageing population, there is greater demand for implants and joint prostheses as people want to remain active well into old age. There has been a noticeable increase in the technical requirements with respect to the geometric accuracy and surface finish of artificial joint replacements as well as the requirements for the production of such components. Manufacturers are also faced with rising cost pressure in the international market as well as the desire to keep production times as short as possible.