grinding burn

grinding burn

[′grīn·diŋ ‚bərn]
(mechanical engineering)
Overheating a localized area of the work in grinding operations.
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Mayer studied grinding burn for three new steels used in military helicopter gears and found that Vasco X2M steel had a higher burn threshold than either ANSI 9310 or X53 steels.
Grinding burn, for instance, is a common affliction.
Under certain grinding conditions, even small amounts of retained austenite can cause severe grinding burns and cracking.