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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.
1: Overview Applications of grinding, types of grinding and machines that perform grinding.

2: Cutting Action How grinding machines use abrasion to finish a piece, the affects of heat and coolant during the grinding process.

3: Types of Grinding Machines

4: Surface Grinder

5: Surface Grinder Feeding and Coolant Adjusting the controls of a surface grinder.

6: OD Cylindrical Grinders

7: ID Cylindrical Grinders

8: Centerless

9: Universal Tool and Cutter Grinder Components, attachments and various uses of the universal tool.

10: Other Types of Grinders Bench and specialty grinders.

11: Lapping and Polishing

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