grain spacing

grain spacing

[′grān ‚spās·iŋ]
(design engineering)
Relative location of abrasive grains on the surface of a grinding wheel.
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Manufactured using Milacron's Engineered Grain Spacing (EGS) technology, the wheels provide free cutting, longer wheel life, lower power consumption, ease of dressing, and elimination of burn.
Altos contains an extruded ceramic grain with high length to diameter ratio to produce a wheel that is highly porous and permeable with optimum grain spacing.