Q. What is the best grinding wheel for grinding saw blades?
A. There are many grinding wheels to choose from on the market and finding the right one for your needs can seem like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are many variables to consider when selecting the correct wheel. Some items to consider are:
• What machine will grind the blade?
• What material (carbide, cermet, stellite) will be ground?
• What grit and concentration should be used?
• What feeds and speeds should be used?
• How long will the grinding wheel last?
• How does coolant affect the grind?
These questions and more all play a part in the final grinding result. Vollmer is happy to take an active role with customers when finding the grinding wheel that works best for their application. We find working directly with the customer can answer many questions to achieve the desired grinding result.
Working closely with the grinding wheel manufacturer allows Vollmer to offer the highest levels of performance and quality. We can also provide the feeds and speeds for many different scenarios and this close relationship can additional support when new challenges arise.
Having the correct information will allow you to get the most out of your grinding wheels, save money and ensure you are offering a quality product to your customers.
Source: Vollmer of America. Visit Vollmer-US.com or call (412) 278-0655.
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