Cutting Tool Engineering

June 2011 / The Grinding Doc video series / Episode 20

Sticking point
A shop grinding tungsten carbide with a resin-bonded diamond wheel asked the Grinding Doc about the difference between two conditioning sticks purchased from two differrent suppliers. With one stick the shop can do a lot more parts between stickings. Why is this?

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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