silicate grinding wheel

silicate grinding wheel

[′sil·ə·kət ′grīnd·iŋ ‚wēl]
(design engineering)
A mild-acting grinding wheel where the abrasive grain is bonded with sodium silicate and fillers.
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From this challenge, the silicate grinding wheel was developed - becoming the foundation of the Norton Company that more than a century later was acquired by Saint-Gobain.