Episode 76: Material differences

Published Date
February 28,2017 - 10:30:am

Jeffrey Badger, Ph.D., addresses the difference between grinding ceramic material versus steel in the 76th episode of the Grinding Doc video series.

About the Grinding Doc Video Series: Thanks to his grinding courses and his work as an independent grinding consultant and the author of the "Ask the Grinding Doc" column in Cutting Tool Engineering magazine, Badger routinely receives questions about grinding from shops all over the world. Through the magazine column and this video series, he provides shops with the insight and guidance they seek.

Badger will be in New York March 28-30 to present his High Intensity Grinding Course, a program hosted by LANDS Superabrasives.

For more information about the Grinding Doc, visit his website here.

Related Glossary Terms

  • grinding

    grinding

    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.