Main information for the selection of grinding wheel

To choose the parameters of grinding wheel the following information is needed:

  • About the part to be ground - type, shape and part parameters (tread pitch, gear model) and other; the material of the part - type of steel, brand, heat treatment, hardness; the required surface finish, Ra (pm).
  • About the machine - type, model; shape and dimensions of the wheel, operating speed (i.e. speed grinding), machine power, kind of dressing tools.
  • About grinding operation - type of operation - internal, surface, round, creep-feed etc.; type of grinding - plunge, face grinding and so on; parameters of grinding operation - rough grind­ing, finishing; material removal (mm); depth of cut (mm/double stroke); feed rate (mm/min).
  • The type of coolant.