Centerless Grinding has been a key tool for manufacturing dating back to the early 1900s, particularly for high volume applications requiring high precision. There are thousands of centerless grinders in use today and many companies that specialize in centerless grinding technology. But surprisingly few books on the technology. Much of early understanding of centerless derives from empirical findings and involves complex charts, graphs and mathematical explanations. Recent efforts to develop simulation software has brought significant tools to manage and control centerless grinding applications. Contemporary practices are now more science that art. AES has resources to help engineers understand the history and basis for modern practices.
CENTERLESS GRINDING PUBLICATIONS
- Grinding Compilation
No single source covers all aspects of centerless grinding, but AES compiled a CD with goal to cover what is known about centerless grinding, significant milestones in the advancement in the technology, and current research. This CD includes over 80 publications ranging from OEM booklets,to patents, to research, to chapters from trade books. Ask for a table of contents
- Centerless Grinding Process Troubleshooting Guide (ISBN 978-0-983-6686-0-2). Written by Cor Smits, one most knowledgeable experts on centerless grinding, this resource provides a systematic approach to diagnose and solve problems with all types of centerless. Detail and ordering information