Cylindrical Grinder Maintenance
The grinding of nuts, bolts and screws is often done by a Cylindrical Grinder. This is a powerful type of grinding machine that is often used for the making of specialty sizes of solid lumber or chain-reel grinder bits. Most homeowners are fortunate enough to have one, but there are a few important things to know before you buy one.
You may be asking yourself, why should I buy a Cylindrical Grinder? Well, there are many different reasons. If you like to work with sharp and flat surfaces, you’ll find this type of equipment useful. You can clean smaller diameter wood surfaces with it, and it can also be used to sharpen or sand surfaces before filing, sanding or boring them with a special tool.
On the other hand, if you do not like sharp edges, or do not like working with abrasive materials such as sandpaper, abrasive clothes hangers, tree sap, rubber, salt, paper and other abrasive objects, you will not like this machine. This is because the grinding action is much different than the use of your hand. It is controlled by an electric motor, which can make it frustrating for some people. However, this machine makes a great investment for anyone who wants to take advantage of this type of equipment.
It is great for working with dry sandpaper, salt, salt and sawdust. It is a fantastic choice for the machinist. It can also be used to speed up the process of sanding with less abrasive materials. This will save you time, as well as money and energy.
The point maintenance for this machine is simple. All you need to do is to lubricate the drive shaft with an oil-free lubricant. However, this is not the only thing you need to do. Also, the other things to do include:
The driveshaft needs to be checked for excessive wear. Just check the friction of the spindle and the drive belt for signs of wear. The wheel bearings need to be inspected for wear. Once you find signs of wear, contact the manufacturer or authorized dealer for advice on how to maintain the Cylindrical Grinder, or if you need to purchase new bearings.
Shop floor maintenance is very important. If you don’t like to keep track of your maintenance, you might have problems in the future.