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a·bra·sion

(ă-brā'zhŭn),
1. An excoriation, or circumscribed removal of the superficial layers of skin or mucous membrane. Synonym(s): abraded wound
2. A scraping away of a portion of the surface.
3. In dentistry, the pathologic grinding or wearing away of tooth substance by incorrect tooth-brushing methods, the presence of foreign objects, bruxism, or similar causes. Synonym(s): grinding Compare: attrition.
[see abrade]

a·bra·sion

(ă-brā'zhŭn)
1. An excoriation, or circumscribed removal of the superficial layers of skin or mucous membrane.
Synonym(s): abraded wound.
2. A scraping away of a portion of the surface.
3. In dentistry, the pathologic grinding or wearing away of tooth substance by incorrect tooth-brushing methods, the presence of foreign objects, bruxism, or similar causes.
Synonym(s): grinding.
See: abrade
See also: bruxism
Compare: attrition

grinding,

n pulverizing solid source material together with a liquid, such as lactose to create homeopathic remedies by trituration or herbs to create a powder. See also trituration, ball mill.

a·bra·sion

(ă-brā'zhŭn)
1. In dentistry, the pathologic grinding or wearing away of tooth substance by incorrect tooth-brushing methods, the presence of foreign objects, bruxism, or similar causes.
Synonym(s): grinding.
2. An excoriation or circumscribed removal of the superficial layers of skin or mucous membrane.
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Grinding also leads to progression of gum disease, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders that can lock the jaw (see accompanying chart).
Such features deliver benefits ranging from very high metal removal rates and dramatically reduced cycle times to very long wheel life through dramatically reduced wheel dressing, easy profiling for gentle treatment of dressing tools, the ultimate degree of burn reduction though extreme permeability, and reduced residual stress after grinding.
Makino has machines ideally suited for CBN, intermittent dress, vitrified grinding and continuous dress vitrified grinding in, in any combination.
The high pressures of rapid grinding applications allow the mineral to fracture, revealing new, sharp grinding edges.
Working with manufacturers in a diverse range of industries that use ferrous materials such as the steel industry, cutting tools and automotive suppliers to producers of nonferrous electronics, glass, ceramic and wood components, the HGTC has developed advanced grinding process solutions that meet industry's need for greater productivity and superior quality.
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Adapts to feed-controlled fine grinding (into the lower micron range); accurate wet or dry granulation; controlled or gravity-feed sizing; slurry milling; continuous in-line grinding of wet or viscous masses; size reduction of continuous sheet or web products; single-stage blending, dispersion, and size reduction; decaking, prebreaking or pulverizing.
The performance mapping process considers the grinding equipment, stock removal requirements, surface finishing objective, abrasive tool speed, pressure applied to the part, coolant flow and all other critical factors.
The robot can then be programmed to bring the required variety of grinding wheels to the casting.
Floor-model sample-batch granulator features a reportedly unique arrangement of screens and rotors to ensure smooth screening and safe, uniform grinding.
Finishing, in contrast, encompasses welding and other types of metal replacement or surface enhancements like buffing, plating, painting, finish grinding, hole filling or surface treatments.
Manufactures and sells grinding systems designed for efficient reduction of plastics into fine powders.