MANUAL BALANCE CARD
In order for the wheel of a grinding machine to accurately cut, produce smooth surface finishes, and generate correct part geometry, it is necessary to prevent vibration in the grinding process.
A primary cause of vibration during grinding is the existence of imbalance in the grinding wheel. This is often due to the heterogeneous nature of the grinding wheel, which contains great numbers of unevenly distributed grains, causing intrinsic imbalance. This imbalance can be compounded by eccentric mounting of the wheel, varying width of the wheel, imbalance in the arbor, and coolant absorption into the wheel.