not on the profile of the cutter. If the profile of the cutter
GRINDING SMALL SLITTING SAWS AND KEY SEATER
were ground, it would change the shape that the cutter
would produce in the work.
In general slitting saws and key seaters should be ground
on the outside diameter only.
Set up the grinder with the work-head swung to
To grind slitting saws, mount the saw on an arbor
and set arbor between centers.
Select a flaring cup grinding wheel and mount it on
spindle with face of grinding wheel toward rear of
Use the spring loaded stop finger and set stop
finger on the face of tooth to be ground. See
Rotate cutter in the work-head and adjust index
locking ring so that cutter face lines up with the
Use a flaring cup grinding wheel with face o
grinding wheel towards front of grinder.
Adjust work-head up or down so that grinding
Take light passes with the grinding wheel and go
wheel will clear body of cutter and permit grinding
all the way around the cutter at each grinding
entire face of the cutter.
Set table stops.
After you have gone around the cutter once, rotate
cutter one half turn and start grinding on tooth
Grind cutter, removing as little material as possible
opposite first tooth that was ground. For Key
to restore cutting edges of the shaper cutter.
Seater: Mount key seater on centers or in the
work-head. Use spring loaded stop finger to index
Use same grinding wheel setting when taking
finish pass on each face of cutter.
ILLUSTRATION NO. 31
ILLUSTRATION NO. 32
GRINDING SHAPER CUTTERS
GRINDING A SHAPER CUTTER
In general the shaper cutters are ground only on their face,