After raising the grinding wheel I fed the table in 0.250" toward the column to center the fixture under the wheel. At this point, end mills of any size should be centered correctly by the 5C collets in the fixture. Bring the wheel down to the end mill& 39;s cutting lip by eye and slowly got it close until I could hear the wheel touching the end mill.
8. Push the fixture forward to grind at the angle required to sharpen the end mill. Repeat Steps 5 through 7 at the new angle. This will sharpen the end mill and it will run as a new end mill. If you are using PURROS end mill grinding machine, please read the operation instruction carefully.
How to sharpen end mills on a Surface grinder using a Grinding fixture similar to the one sold by EAGLE ROCK. Special thanks to THIS OLD TONY for letting me ...
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End Mill End Clearance Dish Angle –Angle Between End of Cutting Edge and Perpendicular to the Cutter Axis –Dish Ensures a flat Surface is Produced Gash Notch –Secondary Cuts to Provide Chip Space at Corners and Ends –Forming the End Cutting Edge when Feeding Axially Gash Angle –Relief Angle of the Gash Feature
I haven& 39;t figured out if I can sharpen end mills to be center cutting or not, but I have sucessfully sharpened a number of gashed mills. Be really careful grinding the secondary relief as there isn& 39;t much meat holding the fixture to the chuck. I& 39;ve had it move screwing up the end mill, the grinding wheel and dinging the chuck.
End mill sharpening fixture photo 16. LINK . The setups shown are using my advanced grinding rest for the tasks being undertaken. However, my basic grinding rest works very similarly and will, with just a little extra care, produce equally good results using the same methods
Today I attempted to sharpen a ITW 2 flute endmill using the surface grinder. I used a vise, V block, shims, and a magnetic base stand for a flute index. I got the primary grinds, gashes, and center relief dialed in. It was very pretty and sharp, but I the primary edge didn& 39;t have enough center...