Glass grinding system and method

  • US 8,029,336 B1
  • Filed: 04/10/2008
  • Issued: 10/04/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/13/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A glass grinding method, comprising:

  • assessing the severity of a scratch in the surface of a flat glass to be one of shallow, medium, or deep;

    establishing a work area boundary around said scratch;

    selecting and mounting an abrasive disk on a portable rotary grinder wherein a particular starting grit of an abrasive paper depends on the assessment of said scratch being shallow, medium, or deep;

    grinding said flat glass in said work area by keeping a selected abrasive disk flat down and dry;

    stepping to a next finer grit abrasive disk until a final abrasive disk has concluded its grinding of said flat glass in said work area; and

    removing a residual haze on the surface of said flat glass in said work area with a felt pad misted with water and cerium oxide and mounted to said portable rotary grinder.

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