Grinding - 1: Overview
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WARNING: Machine tools present a safety hazard. Improper operation can result in severe injury. These topics are for non-laboratory study only and are not to be used in conjunction with the operation of any tool or machine described herein. Never use a machine tool without the supervision of a qualified instructor.
Grinding is generally considered to be a finishing operation. Possibilities include resharpening cutting tools, surface grinding of work fixtures and mold sections, ID and OD grinding of valve bodies, and many other potential applications.

Grinding has many different applications in the machine tool industry. The grinding operation can be performed on a variety of machines such as the lathe and the mill - with the appropriate add-on accessories.

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