Quality workblades, templates & guides to suit all machines
Workblades (workrest blades) are available in a variety of widths, lengths and shapes. The wear surface can be made up of sintered carbide, high speed steel, dense cast iron or aluminium bronze (Ampco). All materials are aimed to get the best results from your grinder! Engineering Advantages: We can accurately manufacture workblades with a blade thickness of 0.4mm (0.016″) and formers with a tolerance of half a micron. We hold large stocks of tooling to suit many machines including those of the most popular grinding machine manufacturers: Cincinnati, Ghiringhelli, Petewe, Paragon, Estarta, Lidkoping, Jainnher, Wickman Scrivener, B.S.A, Nomoco, Malcus, Seny, Koyo & Dedtru etc. We also supply and repair thread rolling workblades for machines such as Steinle and Pee Wee.
Tooling Design & Manufacture
Tooling Packages to suit any make of grinding machine
We provide tooling packages for all types of centreless grinders.
Complete design & manufacture of tooling packages to suit any make of centreless grinder.
From original component process drawing to complete manufactured tooling package – all in-house.
Grinding & control wheel formers, workblades, component back stops, pick up fingers, etc.
Special accessories available : universal outboard support vees, pneumatic ejector units, oem & universal guide arm assemblies, overhead guide supports.
Grinding wheels for centreless, cylindrical, internal & more
Midland Abrasives is a subsidiary of Workblades and Formers. Midland Abrasives, based in the West Midlands, are abrasive suppliers offering quality and value in abrasive products. Their wide portfolio provides a single source for all your abrasive needs. In addition, our exclusive ‘MA’ branded range offers the best results at low prices. Why not browse the site by clicking here and look at our comprehensive range of products including grinding wheels.
Rubber control wheels for centreless grinding applications
Midland Abrasives is the newly formed company brought to you from Workblades and Formers. Midland Abrasives are abrasive suppliers based in the West Midlands who offer quality and value in abrasive products. The portfolio has a wide selection giving you a single source for all of your abrasive needs. Our exclusive brand ‘MA’ offers the best results at low prices. Why not browse the site by clicking here and look at our comprehensive range of products
Diamond tools for dressing & truing of abrasive wheels
Some precautions when setting up a diamond tool
Be sure diamond holder is securely held with minimum overhang.
Be sure diamond is not cracked, burned or flatted.
Be sure, whilst dressing, the diamond is not subjected to excessive shocks or bumps.
For best grinding finishes be sure diamond cutting angle is not too sharp.
Be sure, whilst dressing, the contact point of the diamond receives plenty of coolant.
Whilst dressing, diamond cuts should not exceed 0.001″ per pass.
Available from Midland Abrasives
We offer a comprehensive range of spare parts including:
Drill end stops
Wheel form gauges
Operating instruction manuals
Why not browse the site by clicking here and look at our comprehensive range of products
Accepting the following payment methods: American Express, Paypal, Mastercard & Visa.