A guide to grinding technique
Grinding Technique is the combination knowledge of tool, installation, abrasive and operator required to get the best possible outcome of an application where grinding is needed.
A simple way of presenting this complex subject further would be to look at a general application description. For example; • Precision or die grinding • Rough grinding and cutting off • Surface grinding (sanding and polishing) Grinding Technique is understanding why material is removed, how the work should be done and the equipment used, to know each application, tool types, abrasives, and attachments and accessories. Grinding Technique is productivity, good grinding economy is essential to the overall productivity. Grinding Technique highlights the value of good design and quality equipment in grinding, and thus improving productivity. Improved tool efficiency, operator comfort and safety with aspects such as tool weight and dimensions, grip and working posture, vibration, dust, noise and safety all gives a higher productivity. Want to know even more about grinding technique or have any questions? Get in contact with your Atlas Copco representative for assistance.