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Gallmeyer & Livingston is dedicated to the idea that precision is the most important product we offer. To achieve this precision, all Gallmeyer grinders are hand scraped by skilled craftsmen. Every model is then thoroughly tested by our experienced technicians to ensure that each meets the most exacting standards in the industry.


To assure true flatness, we test the table in two directions, using a straight edge as an independent reference point. This is a far more demanding test than the "five block test," which measures parallelism. A flat machine is needed to grind large parts that will be truly flat (they will not rock on another flat surface) extremely important for super precision tool, die, jig, and fixture work.

Machine Tolerances English Metric
Longitudinal Table Flatness .0001"/12" .005mm/600mm
Transverse Table Flatness .00012"/12" .003mm/300mm
Wheel Spindle parallel with table .00024"/12" .006mm/300mm
Wheel spindle square w/ longitudinal table movement .00024"/12" .006mm/300mm
Vertical adjustment of spindle housing square w/ table .00024"/12" .006mm/300mm

Sizes for these grinders range from 8" x 18" to 16" x 48"

Standard Equipment Includes:

bulletOperator Control Panel
bulletSpindle on/off (including Emergency Stop)
bulletHydraulic System on/off
bulletPower Head raise/lower
bulletElevating Hand Wheel
bulletElectrical Control Panel (NEMA 12)
bulletFully-Guarded Table Reverse Trip Dogs
bulletTable Reverse Lever
bulletElectronic Saddle Reverse Control (on larger machines) 
bulletTable/Saddle on-off control. (including table variable speed control)
bulletStep Feed on/off
bulletStep Feed Increment Selector
bulletCross Feed Handwheel
bulletTable Hand Feed Handwheel (on models 263, 373)
bulletAutomatic Lubrication System
bulletSpindle Load Meter
bulletNFPA 79 Electrical Specifications
bulletPolyurethane Finish in light Gray or Vista Green
bulletOne Grinding Wheel
bulletOne Balancing-Type Wheel Mount
bulletBalancing Arbor
bullet230/460 Volt, 3PH, 60HZ Wiring
bulletOperator's manual
bulletWiring Diagram


Options include:

bulletIncrematic Downfeed
bulletElectro-Magnetic Chuck
bulletChuck Control
bullet4-H Hydraulic Dresser w/ Auto Compensation
bulletCoolant Reservoir
bulletCoolant Hose, Valve and Nozzle
bulletDigital Readout
bulletWork Light, wired and fused
bulletHour Meter
bulletRadius-Tangent Wheel Dresser, table mount
bulletExtra Balancing-Type Wheel Mount
bulletBalancing Stand for wheels up to 20" in diameter
bulletMicrometer Cross Feed - .0001" graduations
bulletSlip Ring on crossfeed handwheel
bulletMetric Slip Rings for downfeed or crossfeed
bulletDigital Readout on vertical axis
bulletCustom paint
bullet1 or 2 Axis Controls
bulletSpecial Coolant Systems
bulletSlow Speed Table Control
bulletAuto Load Position
bulletOver the Wheel Dresser
bulletAuto Dress Compensation
bulletSpecial Downfeed options
bulletHigher H.P. Spindles
bulletLarger Wheels

Other options available upon request.