plunge grinding

plunge grinding

[′plənj ‚grīnd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Grinding in which the wheel moves radially toward the work.
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equipment description "universal surface grinding machine": control system cnc grinding machines for surface grinding, which contains cycles for all the usual methods for surface grinding and plunge grinding, dressing a number of cycles and the manual grinding.
In face plunge grinding, the rotating compound grinding, wheel, which covers the entire wafer surface, is fed continuously in axial direction (Figure 2).
You just waste a lot of time and end up going back to where you were: grinding the shaft ODs on two machines and then plunge grinding the tapers on a second machine.
The machine's design features, in combination with the exclusive rotary plunge grinding process, provide parallelism, flatness, size control, and squareness.
Additionally, centerless grinding with and without centers is possible, as is peel grinding and plunge grinding on a common platform.
Meanwhile, Karstens' shaft-grinding expertise was combined into a horizontal-spindle machine, with a very fast, linear-motor-powered workpiece transfer, in which the workholding system, common to both machining functions, progresses the job through hard turning and then plunge grinding.
As long as the production runs are large enough to justify a dedicated grinding operation, standard plunge grinding solutions handle this requirement adequately.
The machine offers straight plunge grinding and 15[degrees] plunge grinding.
For cylindrical plunge grinding, a grinding width of 127mm is available while for angular in-feed grinding the width is 90mm.
The basic wheelhead can be indexed at 0 degrees or 30 degrees for straight and angular plunge grinding.