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Centerless Grinding Minnesota


Centerless In-Feed Grinding:


The purpose of using this method is to develop diverse and complex shapes for metal work pieces that the other methods of feeding may not allow such as speherical shapes or hourglass designs. In this case, the metal workpiece is placed into the grinding machine manually, prior to beginning the process. Right after the metal work piece is put into place, the regulating wheel of the centerless grinding machine moves into place to begin the grinding procedure. 


Centerless Through-Feed Grinding:


This sort of centerless precision grinding involves feeding a metal workpiece through one end of the grinding machine only to exit through the other side. This method involves no manual feed input as the grinding wheels completes the entire centerless grinding process as the wheel is regulated with a side-by-side force shaping the metal workpiece between the wheels. Through Feed Grinding is used to mold metal pieces into cylindrical shapes.  


Centerless End-Feed Grinding:

In End-Feed precision grinding, from one side of the machine, the metal part is introduced at an axis. The metal workpiece comes to a stop at the other end of the machine where the precision grinding takes place. 

At Minnesota Precision Grinding, we can perform Centerless Grinding for the large number of metal parts you may want grinded within a short period of time. Centerless Grinding is definitely the way to go if you have a large number of parts and components that need to be shaped and grinded. This process involves securing a metal part or component between two rotary precision grinding wheels. By controlling and setting the rate of the speed of both the grinding wheels in relation to each other, we can grind any part to the specifications that your require. 


There are several methods that we use to perform centerless grinding here at Minnesota Precision Grinding. The main difference is the way the metal piece is fed into the machine. You can see the different feed methods we use below:

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