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Can you pronounce Schleifscheibenwechsler?
[ˈʃlaɪ̯fˈʃaɪ̯bənˈvɛkslɐ] (grinding wheel changer)

I just came across this interesting video from Babbel Magazine. People from different nations were asked to pronounce 8 tricky German words: Now, I have another word you could try pronouncing in German: Schleifscheibenwechsler [ˈʃlaɪ̯fˈʃaɪ̯bənˈvɛkslɐ]. Believe me, even a lot … Weiterlesen

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Grinding on the high seas · Schleifen auf hoher See

A few days ago we were wondering what this wheel was all about. As correctly explained in a comment, it’s a wall-mounted wet grinding wheel on a ship. The ship in question is the HMS Warrior, which was launched in … Weiterlesen

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Grinding wheels and cheese fondue:

an interview with Peter Haefeli

Deutsche Version Version française A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to receive a visit from the grinding wheel experts at Haefeli. The Haefeli Diamantwerkzeugfabrik AG, is a traditional family business based in Zurich that has earned an excellent reputation … Weiterlesen

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Grinding at 100,000 rpm

Deutsche Fassung dieses Beitrags A couple of days ago on our Schleifblog we wrote about high-speed grinding, so now we thought we’d add a bit more information about development and construction in this exciting technical field. In the world of grinding, … Weiterlesen

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Intelligent Grinding Wheels and Dark Matter · Intelligente Schleifscheiben und Dunkle Materie

Does this sound familiar? You’re looking forward to a conference and an exciting lecture, let’s say on “Machining of Demanding Materials in the Aerospace Industry,” and then the speaker softly lulls you to sleep with 300 PowerPoint slides. Kennen Sie … Weiterlesen