Caterpillar and the Space Age Chemical

Oct 30, 2018 6:00 PM ET
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Grinder burn is caused by improper grinding in the manufacturing process and can cause parts to fail prematurely. Caterpillar routinely uses an acid etch check on a variety of manufactured parts to detect any presence of grinder burn.

Click here to read how the Advanced Materials Technology team learned about a new space-age chemical that ultimately helped reduce waste.