Grinding machines from the simplest to the most complex require an ID grinding quill. The ID grinding quill is a shaft that’s housed within the grinding machine’s motor and supports and rotates the grinding abrasive wheels.
Because there are many different grinding machines with different applications, as well as varying spindles and wheels, there are also different styles of ID, or Interior Dimension, grinding quills. Selecting the proper wheel quill is critical to a successful ID grind operation.
To further understand ID grinding quills, it’s necessary to know the different materials used in manufacturing ID grinding quills and the types of process for their manufacture. The most common ones are listed here.
The 4 Most Common ID Grinding Quill Styles
5 Common ID Grinding Quill Materials
3 Basic Types of Processes for Manufacturing