Basic Machine Technology: The Pedestal Grinder

Basic Machine Technology: The Pedestal Grinder is part six of the Basic Machine Technology 10-part training series.

The pedestal grinder uses a rotating abrasive wheel for semi-precision sharpening of tools held by hand. This method is also referred to as off-hand grinding. This course teaches students the proper procedures for dismounting and mounting a grinding wheel on the pedestal grinder. Additionally, students will learn some of the safety procedures required for setting up and using the pedestal grinder.

The course covers:

  • Wheel mounting and dismounting
  • Left/right comparison
  • Dressing the wheel
  • Safety procedures.

Course menu:

Safety Procedures, Use, and Preparation

  • Safety
  • Dismounting and Mounting the Wheel
  • Using the New Grinding Wheel

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