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Valve Grinder

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Description
The main part of the tool is rounded metal, with a crank handle attached, and a knob at the top to support the tool while grinding (done by turning the crank). The long metal pole that extends from the base attaches to a valve, which is turned by the motion of the knob being rotated.
Original Owner
Art Simpson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
The main part of the tool is rounded metal, with a crank handle attached, and a knob at the top to support the tool while grinding (done by turning the crank). The long metal pole that extends from the base attaches to a valve, which is turned by the motion of the knob being rotated.
History Of Use
Valve grinding is an automotive term, referring to renewing the valve face area by grinding on a special grinding machine.
Accession No.
1999.1.4 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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