Chapter 5

Honing and Superfinishing

Eckart Uhlmann*
Günter Spur
Michael Kleinschnitker*    Institute of Machine Tools and Factory Management, Technical University Berlin,Chair of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Technology, Berlin, Germany


In this chapter the mechanical finish-machining manufacturing processes honing and superfinishing are characterized. A description of the typology of these processes in terms of different kinematics and a brief overview over the different honing and superfinishing tools is given. The structure, dimensions and conditioning of honing tools are explained. Furthermore modern honing and superfinishing machines are specified and the honing technology for ceramic materials is shown. Therefore the influence ...

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