Grinding equipment creates finishes for precision pieces using an abrasive material. Grinders take on many different types from flat grinders, surface grinders, or a machining process for very hard materials. To find out more about grinders, visit Modern Machine Shop.
Before diving into the history of wind power it is important to understand the difference between a windmill and a wind turbine. A windmill is a device that uses the kinetic energy of the wind for mechanical work like grinding grains or pumping water, whereas a wind turbine uses the kinetic energy from the wind to produce electricity from a generator.