The basics of the Cylindrical Grinder gives you a complete intro to different kinds, and components of the grinding machines. The main purpose of cylindrical grinding are plunge grinding and traverse grinding methods. The main kinds of cylindrical grinders are standard, universal, automated, and limited-features. Grinders may also be classified by their method of work holding and method of control, manual or automated. Grinding wheels, maintenance, coolant, and grinding variables vary based on the operation and type of machine.