Troubleshooting Tips: Centerless Grinding Concave work (low center)`, Work guides on entrance and exit sides deflected toward the grinding wheel. Also see . Centerless grinders are the dependable workhorses of the manufacturing world. With regular maintenance and TLC, your centerless grinding. Achieving consistent and quality results from the centerless grinding process requires an understanding of the basic fundamentals. Most application problems .

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Be sure gaskets and flanges are clean. Long blades will cause chatter unless blade angle is reduced. Wheel forced on collet when troubleshootibg. Reset gib on truing device. Worn gears in hand feed unit. Also, the same cause may produce a varied number of grinding problems. Grineing lighter cuts or in feed at slower rate. During this Interval, the operator should stand to one side.

Copyright Midland Abrasives. Change the grinding cycle Correct the center hole by grinding it Replace the dresser with a new one. Use coarser or softer wheel.

A Centreless grinder is not designed as a straightening machine although it will remove slight kinks. Even fine spiral diamond lines Dress at slower traverse rate. Try lighter cuts and more passes. Stock removal on first pass too great. When two are used constant soaking and drying out may eventually cause loosening of cap screws. If they do not emit a clear, ringing sound, they are cracked and should not be used.


Loose spindle bearing Adjust spindle bearings. Radial Break, 3 or More Pieces. Widely spaced spots on work piece due to oil or glazed spots on wheel True spots out of wheel, balance and grrinding. Wheel grade too hard. Start wheel on collet and tap lightly all around with a small piece of wood – do yrinding let wheel drop on collet. Tighten spindle nut and collet screws Loose spindle grinring regulating wheel bearings.

Make final dressing in opposite direction to initial runs. Do not subject wheels to hard blows. Work support blade too thin Use a heavier blade. Incorrect dressing of grinding wheel Turn diamond to avoid fiat spot or replace with new one. Regardless, new wheels should be run at full operating speed for at least a minute before grinding any work.

Work rest blade bowed so work not supported for full length. Use a coarser grained wheel with more open bond to allow greater chip clearance. Increase work speed; use softer wheel. Work guides are deflected toward regulating wheel. If using soluble oil, use thinner coolant, add soda, or if necessary filter coolant. Allow grinding stock equal to approximately three times amount of run out. Dress wheel face parallel to work piece to prevent leading or trailing edge from digging in.

Make sure balancing stand is level both ways before attempting to balance wheel. Eject work pieces as soon after sizing as possible. There are many variables, which must be correctly attuned, and variables, which must be correctly attuned, and an apparently irrelevant one may prove to be cause of trouble experienced. Increase soda or decrease oil content of coolant when using soluble oil. Wheels must be dry and free of sawdust when applying this test. Immediately upon receipt, all grinding wheels should be closely inspected for possible damage in transit.


Grinding Troubleshooting

Possible corrections are used advisedly here. Insufficient stock left on piece for grinding. Troubleshopting dropped or subject to hard blow. Stock removal too heavy on roughing cuts.

Substitute harder grade or finer grained wheel. Work discoloured, burned Work chattering. Reset diamond or use new one.

Try lighter diamond cuts. Always balance wheel in following sequence:. If impossible to change machine location, mount grinder on some vibration insulating material.

Centreless Grinding Troubleshooting – Midland Abrasives

Round off centeerless edges nicely—chamfering or dressing back is not sufficient. Substitute harder grade or finer grained wheel Rough uneven finish. Renew motor bearings or balance armature. Run wheel long enough to throw off coolant.