of our 10 Blanchard style grinders consistently performing for your
parts and components.
These machines are versatile in that you can
load one piece or a multitude (1000+) on a magnetic work holding
device. Production rates are high because of the ease of loading
as well as the number of parts that can be ground at the same time.
Large stock removal on very broad surfaces is easily accomplished
because of the efficiency of the machine and set up is fairly simple.
Blanchard grinding has such broad applications that it can be considered
for rough and finish machining any flat surface unobstructed by
Blanchard grinding is accomplished through rotary
work motions, with the worktable rotating counterclockwise and the
abrasive wheel rotating clockwise. All work pieces being ground
receive the same treatment resulting in uniform size and surface
In 1909 the Blanchard Machine Company built
the first vertical spindle rotary table surface grinder. The original
Blanchard grinder established the concept known as "Blanchard
Tables up to 60" / swing of 72"
on pieces 32" high