Passing along this great article by Tormach as an introduction to Surface Grinders. I know I’ve answered the question many times, “Why would I use a surface grinder?” I really like Tormach’s inexpensive approach to an automated surface grinder in their PSG-612 product. Just set it up and let the automation do the tedious part.
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It is interesting that the Tormach grinder looks to have the same base machine that my Harbor Freight grinder has. I expect they have ball ways and of course the power option.