Boring Bar will not Repeat on Bore Size

July 1st, 2016
The Boring Bar will not repeat in its' bore size (Chasing Size) more »

How to Identify Which Valve Refacer You Have

February 7th, 2012
By far, the best way to determine which model of Valve Refacer you have is to give your serial number to the Kwik-Way Representative when you call in. The Serial number is located above the 15 degree mark on the angle gauge of all but the very old… more »

Micrometer Calibration for all Kwik-Way Model Boring Bars

February 1st, 2012
From time to time it may become necessary to re-calibrate your boring bar micrometer.KW can not calibrate  your micrometer here at our facility due to the fact that it must be calibrated to the boring bar that it is used in. Please follow the the… more »

Safety and Dressing Guide for Seat Grinder Wheels

January 9th, 2013
SAFETY GUIDE FOR SEAT GRINDER WHEELS The most common cause of wheel breakage is due to improper mounting and abusive and/or careless  operation.  Only  through  proper  use,  regular  machine  maintenance,  service  and inspection procedures can whee… more »

How to Fix Chatter or a Really Poor Finish on the Valve

April 10th, 2019
The following will resolve a valve finish issue and is also a good part of the process of setting up a new Kwik-Way SVS II Deluxe Valve Refacer.  Chatter or a Poor Finish on an engine valve after grinding is almost always the result of vibration… more »