Grinding, or abrasive machining, once performed on conventional milling machines, lathes and shapers, are now performed on various types of grinding machines. Grinding machines have advanced in design, construction, rigidity and application far more in the last decade than any other standard machine tool in the manufacturing industry.
Grinding Wheels. Grinding wheel is widely used in grinding machines. These wheels are expendable wheels composing of an abrasive compound. These grinding wheels are formed out of an aluminum disc or solid steel by way of attaching the particles to the exterior surface.