API Thread Grinding / Profile Grinding Wheels
Available from Dianamic Abrasive Products, Inc.
DIANAMIC® manufactures single layer Diamond and cBN API Thread Grinding Wheels and Profile Grinding Wheels.
API thread grinding wheels are used to manufacture carbide inserts used by the petroleum industry. Profile grinding wheels are used to grind very specific forms used in the manufacture of turbines (jet propulsion and electrical production. Profile wheels are also commonly used in the automotive industries.
Two methods of wheel core manufacture are utilized:
Ground forms on wheel adaptors (up to 10" or 254mm in diameter)
Maximum width 10" (254mm)
Forms turned on CNC lathes (up to 20" or 508mm in diameter) Maximum width 12" (305mm)
The methods chosen to manufacture an API Thread Grinding or Profile Grinding wheel core is dependant on the tolerances specified by each individual customers stated print requirements.