The Tool and Cutter Grinder: Tackling DIY Step Drills, End Mills, and Form Tools

When I attended vocational-technical college, the instructors weren’t interested in teaching students how to operate the school’s tool and cutter grinder. Well, they might have been, but only those smarmy second-year Tool and Die students, which I was not. Fortunately...

The Grinders that Stand the Test of Time

Let me begin by stating I am not a machinist, nor have I ever operated a machine for a living. I’m that dirty guy who you hate to talk to, but love to call when there is a problem –...

Centerless Grinders: Much Safer Than They Once Were

Centerless Grinders: Much Safer Than They Once Were When I was a boy, my father told me about his time operating centerless grinders. He worked at a machine shop while attending art school, and later became a commercial artist. In...

Cylindrical Grinders: Production Ready

Cylindrical Grinders: Production Ready My brother-in-law was responsible for the shops’ two cylindrical grinders. Both were Myford model MG12-HPs, built in 1975. He bragged that he could hold a tenth all day long, no sweat, and he usually did. I...

Cylindrical Grinding’s Alive and Well

Cylindrical grinding is one of the oldest of all machining technologies. Though credit for its invention remains a bit fuzzy, most attribute development of the first production grinding machine to Charles Norton (ironically, not the same Norton of grinding wheel...

Full Range of Automatic Surface Grinders

For grinding operations, surface grinding is the most common. The machine is used to produce a smooth accurate finish on either metallic or nonmetallic materials to give them a more refined look by removing the oxide layer and impurities on...

What’s Special about Kent USA Surface Grinders with SD Control?

Some Kent USA surface grinders are available with the SD control option. This adds more capabilities to your grinder that contribute to more ease of use and efficiency. Watch the video for more information. SD CONTROL FEATURES Stringent European CE...

Why do customers buy Kent USA’s Surface Grinders?

Customers purchase Kent USA’s surface grinders because of the high-grade components we use, which is far superior to our competitors. Kent USA has a long-standing reputation in the machine tool industry of providing top-quality machines at a competitive price point....

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