Grinding machines produce fine finishes or make light cuts with a wheel, belt or disc made of stone, diamond or other abrasive material. A grinder machine can be bench-mounted, floor-mounted, stationary, hand-held, portable, mounted on a tool post or installed on a robotic arm.
Grinding machine manufacturers offer manual and computer numerical control (CNC) grinding equipment for the metalworking, medical and aerospace industries, to name a few. Whether you need a glass grinding or valve grinding machine, metal grinding machine, surface grinding machine or tool grinding machine, suppliers have them all and can help you find what you need. When you shop for grinding machinery, keep some basic things in mind.
1. The final shape and size of your product will help determine the type of grinder machine to buy.
2. The material you use to make your product also influences your decision on what type of grinding machines you look at.
3. The cost of industrial grinders varies by type of grinder and whether the grinder is new or used, and may determine what type of grinder you buy.
Find grinding machines based on the shape of your productGrinding machines grind flat, cylindrical, tapered and irregular surfaces using different types of machines or applications. Look for grinding machines based on what shape they can do.
Buy grinding machines based on the material your product is made fromYou may be looking specifically for concrete grinding machines, wood grinding equipment, plastic grinding machines, metal grinding machines or glass grinders. Check out types of grinders based on the materials they grind.
Look into used or wholesale grinding machinesIf you're on a budget, you may want to explore the possibility of finding used grinding machines or ones sold at wholesale prices. You can find great deals if you look for them.
- Check out trade shows where grinding machine manufacturers and distributors will be demonstrating their products. Collect information and business cards so you can follow up.
- Ask colleagues who use grinding machines for the names of any companies they recommend that sell grinding machines.