Cutting Tool Engineering

February 2011 / The Grinding Doc video series / Episode 16

Spindle vs. Spindle
Faced with two machines exactly the same, except that one has a newer spindle, a grinding shop wants to know if there's a way to determine if the newer spindle is stiffer than the older one on the other machine.

About The Grinding Doc video series: This series is an online extension of the Ask The Grinding Doc column in Cutting Tool Engineering magazine. The column is authored by Dr. Jeffrey Badger, an independent grinding consultant. His Web site is

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