Common Application Problems
Filling of the pores of the grinding wheel surface with the material being ground, usually resulting in decreased cutting rate and poor finish
- The wheel can be dressed to remove the loading temporarily.
- To prevent loading, select a wheel specifically designed for the application.
An extreme condition of loading on a grinding wheel caused by dull abrasive grain and a buildup of resin covering the grain
- The wheel can be dressed to remove the glaze temporarily.
- To prevent glazing, select a softer grade or coarser wheel.