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How to read a grinding wheel’s specification


Welcome to forturetools,I’m Brian.Today we are going to talk about”How to read a grinding wheel’s specification”

Suppose you have no measuring tools in hand,or you want to know the specification before measuring it.

What shall we do?
Read the label on the grinding wheels.

grinding-wheels-with-label-0Usually,there are items on the lables.
1,Size:for example, 1A1 flat wheel, the writing order will be Diameter*Thickness*Hole

1A1 flat wheelFor example use a wheel marked A36-L5-V.

The A refers to the abrasive material which is aluminum oxide.
The 36 represents the grain size.
The L shows the wheel grade or also called degree of hardness, which is medium.
The 5 refers to the structure of the wheel
And the V refers to the bond type.

3, R.P.M
abrasive materialwhich is short code of Revolution Per Minute,which indicates maximum speed of the grinding wheel.
m/s is another expression of grinding wheels maximum speed,which means meters per second.
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