This type of grinders is generally mounted on a bench and is smaller in size. To grinding wheels are connected to both the ends of the motors. One wheel is aluminum oxide and the other wheel is silicon carbide. These wheels are covered by guards. A work rest is provided for supporting the work piece while grinding.
Types of grinding mills. windmill, wind powered; watermill, water powered; horse mill, animal powered; treadwheel, human powered (archaic: "treadmill") ship mill, floats near a river bank or bridge; arrastra, simple mill for grinding .
Some of the grinding machines are identified on the basis of their specific uses. grinders; cam grinders; thread grinders; way grinders and tool post grinders. nomenclature on the basis of their specific uses. types of grinding machines and on different classes of work.
Cylindrical grinding machines are the most common type. In such machines the workpiece is carried on centers or in a chuck (Figure 1,a) and rotated in a direction opposite to that of the grinding wheel; together with the table of the machine, the workpiece executes reciprocating motion.