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The Collection of Data for the Assessment of a Grinding Wheel Dressing Treatment

  • E. J. Pattinson
  • J. Lyon
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Summary

Profilographs produced from grinding-wheel data which was collected by a specially developed chisel-edge stylus are compared with those obtained by a conventional pointed stylus. For a number of dressing feeds chisel-stylus profilographs are shown to exhibit clear evidence of helical grooving on the wheel surface and can be used as a visual indication of the permanence of a dressing treatment. Experiments are described in which dressing feed, dressing-tool geometry, and the number of passes of the dressing tool are varied. The relative importance of these parameters is discussed.

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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. J. Pattinson
    • 1
  • J. Lyon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SalfordSalford, LancsUK

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