Grinding, Honing and Polishing


A complete introduction to the process of the grinding and polishing of metals that gives specific details of the equipment and devices needed and the materials used to make grinding wheels, belts and papers.

ISBN: 978 185486 252 5
Author: Stan Bray


This latest volume in the Workshop Practice Series presents a general overview of the grinding, lapping, honing and polishing of metal, as well as the materials used to make grinding wheels, belts and papers.

The uses of various machines and grinding mediums are described, including the off-hand grinder, modern miniature hand drill/grinders and toolpost grinders. There are also instructions for making a small barrelling machine and other suitable devices.

Contents: Grinding and Polishing Materials; Grinding Wheels; Surface Coated Adhesives; Belt and Disk Sanders; Off-Hand Grinder; Portable Grinding Tools; Surface Grinding Machines; Cylindrical and Tool Post Grinding; Honing and Lapping; Polishing; Barrelling; Safety when Grinding.

Stan Bray has written a number of books on model engineering and was editor of Model Engineers’ Workshop and assistant editor of Model Engineer magazines.

Published by Special Interest Model Books in 2009

210 x 148 mm
99 pages
73 black and white photographs
12 scale plans & line drawings