Boyar-Schultz 6-12 Surface Grinder
The Boyar-Schultz 6-12 Surface Grinder is located in the Metal Shop. It has a cross-feed travel of 7 inches and longitudinal travel of 13 inches, and vertical travel of 11.5 inches (175 x 330 x 290 mm). The spindle is driven by a 1/2 HP (370 W) motor at 3000 RPM with a 7-inch (175mm) grinding wheel. Previous owner (knife shop) converted it to single-phase with a 220 Leeson motor with 2 HP (1.5 kW) and 3450 RPM. FamiLAB acquired it in Dec 2017.
Training is required before using the surface grinder. Contact an expert.
Experts and References
- Manual on care and use of Boyar Schultz 6-12 Surface Grinder (pre-Challenger, round guard, s/n 17720) from the library of Vintage Machinery.
- Manual of Instructions and Specifications for Boyar Schultz Challenger Surface Grinder from the library of Vintage Machinery.
- Video "Surface Grinder Basics: How to Square a Block (6 sides)" - Tormach Inc. on YouTube.