Discover the strategies that drive the choice of tools and processes for cylindrical grinding operations. The THORS Cylindrical Grinding Process Strategy course expounds the factors that play a crucial role in cylindrical grinding and guides the learner to apply the principles to develop a grinding strategy. This practical introduction, enriched with real-life examples, provides actionable strategies for better outcomes in cylindrical grinding.
- Identify grinding requirements from an engineering drawing.
- Understand grinding wheel construction.
- Evaluate grinding wheels and select an appropriate wheel for the grinding operation.
- Determine the dressing tool to be used.
- Choose the workholding method based on the part shape and geometry.
- Demonstrate proper application of grinding fluid.
- Develop a grinding strategy.
This course includes
Pre / Post-Assessment
Course Length: 2 h
Table of Contents
Tooling Selection: Wheel Selection
- Wheel Hardness
- Abrasive Grains
- Grit Size
- Wheel Specifications
Tooling Selection: Wheel Profiles
- Types of Grinding Operations
- Straight Wheels
- Profiled Wheels
- Wheel Modification
Dressing Tooling Selection
- The Dressing Process
- Fixed Dressers
- Rotary Dressers
Machine Selection Factors and Troubleshooting
- Machine Capacity
- ID Grinding Considerations
- Grinding Fluid Selection
- Grinding Fluid Delivery: Nozzle Design, Temperature, Flow Rate, and Filtration
OD Grinding Case Study and ID Grinding Case Study
- Identify the Grinding Requirements
- Select Grinding Wheel
- Select Dressing Tool
- Select Workholding and Order of Grinding Operations
- Establish Grinding Fluid Delivery
After completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion.