If you need to use a norbide stick or a star dresser after you dress your wheel with a diamond, you probably need a new diamond.
Originally Posted by RWO
A sharp diamond will leave a grinding wheel sharp and ready to cut. If the diamond gets dull and rounded off, it had a tendency to glaze the wheel and not cut well.
Look at your diamond under a microscope and compare it to a new one.
I spent many years grinding all types of material with most types of grinders and used a diamond on all but the Blanchard and snag grinders.
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