Formula Carbide for the Lightning Lathe

March 12th, 2013
Kwik-Way uses a special formula for carbide which is design intended for the Model 104 Lightning Lathe, PN 109-1092-32 What is special about the carbide? Our carbide is a special formulation of carbide and additives designed for high speed, high fee… more »

Boring Bar will not Repeat on Bore Size

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

Kwik-Way History

February 22nd, 2017
Kwik-Way Industries, Inc., began as the Cedar Rapids Engineering Company in 1920, providing a product sorely needed by the fledg­ling automobile and truck indus­try—a reliable, standardized way to reface engine valves. more »

Valve Chuck Disassembly / Assembly Instructions

January 31st, 2012
4mm Valve Chuck Disassembly / Assembly Tool   PN: 012-1054-60 more »

Checking Valve Refacer Chuck Runout

February 7th, 2012
Valve Grinder Chuck Inspection Chuck accuracy is critical to producing a quality valve job. Most O.E.M.'s require a valve face run-out to be below .0015. To accomplish this, the chuck in a valve grinder must not only run-out below .0015, but mus… more »