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centerless grinder

[′sen·tər·ləs ′grin·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
A cylindrical metal-grinding machine that carries the work on a support or blade between two abrasive wheels.
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G-ratio is affected by several parameters during the grinding process, mainly in through-feed centerless grinding. Despite their poor cooling properties, cutting oils are commonly used at low speed to decrease the consumption of grinding wheels.
After a careful review of the company's requirements, Glebar recommended its GT610 CNC centerless grinding machine and P4K gauging system as a solution.
Middlebrook said in addition to the fabricators, the marketplace grew its offerings for grinding service by 28% from US-based and international jobbing shops providing centerless grinding, blanchard, precision, cylindrical, surface & internal grinding as well as allied services such as turning, honing, hardening, milling & drilling of metals, plastics, concrete, wood, glass, gears and various parts and components.
The needles have a high degree of precision associated with their manufacturing, but there are well-established, high-speed manufacturing methods, such as centerless grinding, for producing these components at low costs--albeit in large batches."
The facility now houses Polyshot's offices, four injection molding test cells, surface and centerless grinding machinery, a hot-runner assembly area, and plate-fusion equipment.
Two Southern manufacturers are reaping the benefits of automated centerless grinding that range from time and money savings to a 300 percent improvement in production.
Applications are discussed in chapters on ductile materials, ceramics, machine technology, surfaces, external cylindrical grinding, internal grinding, centerless grinding, and ultrasonic assisted grinding.
Additionally, centerless grinding with and without centers is possible, as is peel grinding and plunge grinding on a common platform.
Additional operations include profile and centerless grinding of 0.003- to 1-in.; forming and machining capabilities provide pointing, bending and angle cutting.