in-feed centerless grinding

in-feed centerless grinding

[′in‚fēd ¦sen·tər‚les ′grīnd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A metal-cutting process by which a cylindrical workpiece is ground to a prescribed surface smoothness and diameter by the insertion of the workpiece between a grinding wheel and a canted regulating wheel; the rotation of the regulating wheel controls the rotation and feed rate of the workpiece.