Cutting Tool Engineering

August 2012 / The Grinding Doc video series / Episode 31

Adept adapter
Dr. Jeffrey Badger fields a question from a shop truing its diamond wheels offline, then remounting them onto the non-tapered spindle without using an adapter. The shop is wondering whether its tight wheel tolerances negate the need for an adapter.

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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