Surface Grinder To Belt Conversion

Surface Grinder To Belt Conversion

Converting a surface grinder to Belts KnifeDogs

2017-1-10  Apr 6, 2010. #1. I know this is not an all encompassing tutorial, but it gives the general idea of how to convert a surface grinder to use 2 x 72" belts. Much is going to depend on the specific type/model of surface grinder. The one constant is the contact wheel!

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Surface Grinder - Convert to belt or not ? BladeForums

2016-1-24  2,424. Jan 23, 2016. #3. IMO the only reason to convert is for hogging damascus billets, and there's plenty of other ways to do that. There's a reason you don't find "belt surface grinders" in the wild, they defeat the purpose of what a surface grinder is built for, which is dead flat and parallel.

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Surface grinder belt conversion - super easy

2018-4-6  The other super sweet thing is it runs like a dream on my used belts that are no longer good for the belt grinder. I have been hoarding all my used belts and now I’m glad becaus I have about a life time supply for the surface grinder. The finish is amazing and when you put a 50grit used blaze belt on there it straight up rips steel off.

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Surface Grinder Belt Conversion KnifeDogs Forums

2010-10-5  Finally got me a surface grinder. It's a Harig Super 612. Here's my take on a belt conversion. Plates are 1/2" steel. I re-used the dust shield mount to attach the up-rite to. The tension and tracking arm pivots on it and has a gas strut for tension. I have a 6" serrated 90 duro wheel on the...

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Surface grinder belt conversion - super easy Page 2 ...

2018-5-1  In the case of this grinder, it's 1/2" thick cast iron. All I have to do to swap from stones to belts, is open the guard door, pull the stone off, put the contact wheel on, tighten the hub flange, slap a belt on. Takes 30 seconds or so, and I've got a guard in each circumstance.

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Surface grinder - convert to belt table drive?

2005-10-2  I've got an older KO Lee S714 surface grinder that is in pretty good shape but generates a barely perceptible scalloped pattern on ground work. The table drive is via rack and pinion and it's possible that the rack and/or pinion gear are worn and need to be replaced at a cost of around $300-400 from KO Lee. However it looks like KO Lee may have ...

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Surface Grinder Conversion - Tools and Tool Making ...

2009-10-17  If anyone out there has a harbor freight, or that type of surface grinder and has converted it to a 2x72 belt, could you forward me some photos that show how you did it. It doesnt have to be a step by step, just showing the conversion. Maybe some close ups, so I can figure it out. Also, do you st...

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Surface Grinder Attachment Build Canadian Knifemaker

2021-3-12  It doesn't have coolant so I'm hoping a belt conversion will run cooler. It could be my technique but I'm not sure stones are the way to go on thin stock without coolant. I like those SGA's like your making. The guy selling the surface grinder also had a

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Adding power feed to a surface grinder - Practical Machinist

2019-4-16  Adding power feed to a surface grinder. I am used to run a Jones Shipman 540X hydraulic surface grinder and when recently getting a used manual Ingar 618 I found it rather tedious to run the two drives manually - especially the longitudinal one. Since I was going to rebuilt the machine anyway, I've decided on adding a simple power drive and I ...

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Surface grinder belt conversion KnifeDogs Forums

2017-1-24  Surface grinder belt conversion. Thread starter Cliff Fendley; Start date Apr 10, 2010; Cliff Fendley Well-Known Member. Apr 10, 2010 #1 I've had emails and questions on surface grinder conversions, where to get parts and if I had any pics of ones I've converted so I took some pictures of this last conversion I built. Sorry some of the pics are ...

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Surface grinder Belt conversion help BladeForums

2013-9-19  Surface grinder Belt conversion help. Thread starter Huntsman Knife Co. Start date Sep 15, 2013; 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Next Last. Huntsman Knife Co. Joined Sep 10, 2010 Messages 3,156. Sep 15, 2013 #1 I picked up an old 612 Harig a few months ago and have decided to convert it to run on 2x72 belts for more rapid material removal+ ...

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Surface Grinder Belt Conversion KnifeDogs Forums

2010-10-5  Finally got me a surface grinder. It's a Harig Super 612. Here's my take on a belt conversion. Plates are 1/2" steel. I re-used the dust shield mount to attach the up-rite to. The tension and tracking arm pivots on it and has a gas strut for tension. I have a 6" serrated 90 duro wheel on the...

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The Simplest Surface Grinder Belt Conversion- Ultra Short ...

2013-12-6  I have had a surface grinder for a few years and never really use it because for me surface grinding is so slow and tedious that I cant stand doing it. So I decided to do a belt conversion to speed up the process. First I needed to make a base to mount the arm for the conversion assembly. I used ...

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Surface grinder conversion to belts KnifeDogs Forums

2017-12-21  I’m attaching a few pics of the belt conversion I did some years ago for a 6x12 surface grinder from Harbor Freight/Enco/Grizzley. This turned out very well and ran smoooooth as silk. The key is to have the aluminum, 90 durometer serrated wheel balanced and made to fit the ginder perfectly. I put together some cad dimensions and had this built.

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Surface grinder belt conversion - wavy finish ...

2021-10-4  Surface grinder belt conversion - wavy finish. Thread starter killthelights; Start date Oct 3, 2021; killthelights. Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider. Joined Jan 6, 2016 Messages 221. Oct 3, 2021 #1 I recently converted my old Delta Toolmaker from stones to belts and I'm happy with how it turned out. Tracks perfect and takes material ...

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Surface grinder belt conversion - super easy Page 2 ...

2018-5-1  In the case of this grinder, it's 1/2" thick cast iron. All I have to do to swap from stones to belts, is open the guard door, pull the stone off, put the contact wheel on, tighten the hub flange, slap a belt on. Takes 30 seconds or so, and I've got a guard in each circumstance.

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Surface Grinder Conversion - Tools and Tool Making ...

2009-10-17  If anyone out there has a harbor freight, or that type of surface grinder and has converted it to a 2x72 belt, could you forward me some photos that show how you did it. It doesnt have to be a step by step, just showing the conversion. Maybe some close ups, so I can figure it out. Also, do you st...

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Surface grinder - convert to belt table drive?

2005-10-2  I've got an older KO Lee S714 surface grinder that is in pretty good shape but generates a barely perceptible scalloped pattern on ground work. The table drive is via rack and pinion and it's possible that the rack and/or pinion gear are worn and need to be replaced at a cost of around $300-400 from KO Lee. However it looks like KO Lee may have ...

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Converting a surface grinder to 2 x 72 - Tools and Tool ...

2017-2-14  Set it up for 72" belts and split your 2". Much cheaper and more variety available in belts. Remember that a surface grinder works by moving the surface of the material under a single point, wide belts are not more accurate. The 5" wheel provides the proper angle of

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Surface Grinder Belt Conversion KnifeDogs Forums

2010-10-5  Finally got me a surface grinder. It's a Harig Super 612. Here's my take on a belt conversion. Plates are 1/2" steel. I re-used the dust shield mount to attach the up-rite to. The tension and tracking arm pivots on it and has a gas strut for tension. I have a 6" serrated 90 duro wheel on the...

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Surface grinder conversion to belts KnifeDogs Forums

2017-12-21  I’m attaching a few pics of the belt conversion I did some years ago for a 6x12 surface grinder from Harbor Freight/Enco/Grizzley. This turned out very well and ran smoooooth as silk. The key is to have the aluminum, 90 durometer serrated wheel balanced and made to fit the ginder perfectly. I put together some cad dimensions and had this built.

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Landis 12"x18" Surface Grinder Belt Conversion - Tools and ...

2017-6-9  Landis 12"x18" Surface Grinder Belt Conversion Landis 12"x18" Surface Grinder Belt Conversion. By deker, June 8, 2017 in Tools and Tool Making. Share Followers 1. ... In order to support a big job coming into the shop, I recently acquired a monster of a surface grinder. As best as I can tell it was built somewhere between 1959 and 1965, not far ...

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Surface grinder conversion contact wheel question ...

2011-4-16  Well-Known Member. Apr 5, 2011. #1. So I am in the process of converting my surface grinder to run belts. I have been in contact with a few contact wheel companies looking for quotes. I talked to Stephen Bader this morning and mentioned that it would be unsafe to run a 1in wide belt on a 2in wide contact wheel.

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2" x 72" and Surface Grinder Conversion Scratch Build ...

2011-11-8  So I also needed to convert a surface grinder to a belt grinder for a better finish on my billets Both of these units use the same 2" heavy wall square tube . and a 1-1/2" pipe for the spring tension arm and tracking post. I also found the proper size

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Abrasive-belt conversion wheel for cylindrical grinders ...

1996-2-5  FIELD OF THE INVENTION. This invention relates to a roll grinding machine and method to surface finish cylindrical parts such as large rollers used in industry and, more particularly, to a grinding wheel frame attached to a spindle of the grinding machine wherein the abrasive-belt conversion grinding wheel having an abrasive-belt mounted thereon replaces the conventional stone grinding wheel.

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Grindsurf The inside track on Grinding Surface

2021-3-30  In order to be approved as a specialist converter of 3M products, Master Abrasives’ conversion facility was thoroughly assessed by 3M. Manufacturing processes were carefully reviewed, with a particular focus on the quality of the belt joints, to ensure that they could meet the exceptional high quality and standards required by 3M.

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Surface Grinder Attachment Build Canadian Knifemaker

2021-3-12  It doesn't have coolant so I'm hoping a belt conversion will run cooler. It could be my technique but I'm not sure stones are the way to go on thin stock without coolant. I like those SGA's like your making. The guy selling the surface grinder also had a

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LIP 515 Surface Grinder Lips, Grinder, Machinist tools

Surface grinder wheel to 2x72 belt conversion - The Knife Network Forums : Knife Making Discussions. Surface grinder wheel to 2x72 belt conversion Tool Time. Jacob Rush. Blacksmithing / knife making. Similar ideas popular now. Welding Table. Power Tools.

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surface grinder table feed - Practical Machinist

2006-12-24  It had a selector switch to allow you to use it as a regular surface grinder as well. The table was driven by a ball screw and a DC drive. A small 3 ph ac motor and a vfd would probably work for you. Ok, here are the images from Mark M everyone wanted to see about his DC grinder table feed.

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