Cutting Tool Engineering

April 2011 / The Grinding Doc video series / Episode 18

Feeling the burn
A shop experiencing more wheel wear and burn after switching from one high-speed steel grade to another said to offer lower grindability—requiring slower feedrates—seeks a recommendation for a wheel that won't require the shop to increase cycle time.

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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