Grinding

Belt grinding is now an extremely economical operation compared to the use of grinding wheels. It is normal to get 4-7 times as many parts off an abrasive belt using rapid grinding over hand grinding. Automatic Regeneration of the grit sharpness with power grinding extends belt life and improves cutting speed. Belts are safe compared to grinding wheels - every foundryman has a horror story to relate about accidents with breakage of grinding wheels. Wheels wear and lead to irregular and uneven ground surfaces - with belts you get a true, close finish. Apart from investment casters, belt grinding is also ideal for sand and shell moulding foundries that produce accurate castings where the predominant fettling operation is grinding of the ingates

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