Grinding Wheels
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WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.

1: Overview History, use and types of the grinding wheels

2: Materials Two main types of materials used for grinding wheels

3: Shapes Five various grinding wheel shapes

4: How Abrasives Work Function of abrasives in machining

5: Grain and Bond Grain ranges and how to select the appropriate grinder for the job. Types of bonding agents and how they are used.

6:Grade Soft, medium and hard wheel grades defined

7: Structure How dense and open structure of grains affect material removal

8: Identification Understanding the wheel coding and color systems

9: Safety Performing the ring test