Troubleshooting

 

Problem

Possible Cause
Suggest Correction
 
  Work Scratching Wheel too soft.
Wheel too coarse.
Incorrect RPMS
Try harder grade
Use finer grit.
Check for suggest RPMS
(DO NOT EXCEED MAX. OPERATING SPEED).
 
  Wheel Glazing (Loading) Wheel too hard.
Grit Size too fine.
Use softer grade.
Try coarser grit.
 
  Poor Stock Removal Wrong abrasive type.
Insufficient pressure applied.
Wheel too hard.

Try cubitron grain or alomax.
Increase pressure.
Use softer grade.

 
  Chatter Marks

Wheel too hard.
Wheel out of true.
Worn out spindle bearings.

Use softer grade.
Dress and true wheel.
Replace bearings in grinder.
 
  Work Piece Burning

Wheel too hard.
Wheel glazed.
Grinding pressure too high, or too low.

Try softer grade.
Dress wheel.
Increase/decrease pressure.

 
     
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