Sanford Surface Grinder

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Sanford Surface Grinder
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Name Sanford Surface Grinder
Zone Machine Shop

Owner i3Detroit
Make Model Sanford MG
Part Number S/N 50.237 M
Date Acquired 2010-01
Storage Location The surface grinder is installed in the south-west corner of the machine shop.
Authorization Required No
Status Running
Value $800

Other References


This highly specialized grinder is really only useful for one thing: making a machined-flat surface on a ferrous workpiece even flatter.


  • Training and careful operation are mandatory for the safety of the operator, the machine, and anyone working in the vicinity.


  • Even though this resembles a vertical mill, it is NOT operated like a vertical mill.
  • Vertical mill training is not a substitute for surface grinder training.

Maintenance Info



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