Grinding Process

Grinding is the process which necessarily use grinding wheel as the cutting tool to make the surface smoother. This process is normally performed after performing the various other machining operations like milling, drilling etc. so that the surfaces get smoother.

Fig.1: Grinding Process

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Level of surface finish achieved: 6.3-0.012 micro meters

Advantages:

–      Variety of materials can be chosen

–      Lead  time is shorter

–      Good surface finish

Disadvantages:

–      Large scrap wastage

–      Tool wear is quite high.

Ideal applications: Ideal for making a smoother surface.  

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