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.
Safety Procedures, Use, and Preparation
- Dismounting and Mounting the Wheel
- Using the New Grinding Wheel