Centerless grinding machine is the types of grinding machine like surface grinding machine, tool and cutter grinding machine, cylindrical grinding machine, etc.
Centerless grinding is a mechanical process that involves a special cut called an abrasive cut.
The main purpose of this process is to remove the material from a workpiece.
It differs from center or cylindrical grinding because centerless grinding does not use any spindle or any accessories like jig and fixture to remove the workpiece.
Nowadays, grinding processes are fully automated and work on cnc machining.
So without wasting time let’s know step by step centerless grinding and their types, uses.
What is Centerless Grinding?
Centerless grinding is a grinding method by which we grind the outer and inner surfaces of a cylindrical workpiece.
In centerless grinding, the workpiece is neither held between the center nor rotated.
Types of Centerless Grinding
Centerless grinding can be classified into the following types:
- According to the operation of grinding
- According to the methods of feed
According to the operation of grinding
According to the operation of grinding, centerless grinding can be divided into two types:
- External Centerless Grinding
- Internal Centerless Grinding
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