Tag Archives: metal grinding
Posted by Jay Amstutz on December 28th, 2018
When it comes to flap discs we have really seen a lot of improvements in recent years, on a never ending quest to find the perfect flap disc we might be pretty close. The new CS Unitec Plantex Sunfire Ceramic Flap Disc brings a lot of things together in a single package that can do a lot for a pretty reasonable price. For a Traditional Flap Wheel with 7/8” opening, commonly 40, 60 or 80 grit and fiberglass backing you’ll pay around $3 wheel. Still a terrific option but you’re not able to use the full wheel, messing around to change the wheel each time, potentially breathing in fiberglass dust, having to pick between a better finish or more aggressive material removal. (more…)
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Posted by Jay Amstutz on April 26th, 2012
We have posted on the new Milwaukee Grinders a couple of times; see here and video comparison here, with pretty positive results. We continue to see excellent professional performance and probably the best value in the grinder category as they are very well priced vs other pro grinders. For the high volume grinder users this promotion is pretty attractive and works for almost any of the 4.5”-6” Milwaukee Grinders you will find at Ohio Power Tool 800-242-4424.
See the full Mail-In Rebate for complete details. Offer good until June 30, 2012.
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Posted by Jay Amstutz on May 16th, 2011
It was not that long ago (about 2 years) Milwaukee Tools launched a full line of brand new 4.5” to 9” grinders and they are at it again. With 18 new grinder models just in the 4.5” to 6” category Milwaukee is serious about reclaiming a larger portion of this market. It looks as though the new Milwaukee grinders will replace the existing units with several key improvements including tool free accessory changing, improved internal electronics such as overload protection, soft start and Constant Power Technology. The other critical improvement everyone always wants to see is more power output, which is achieved through either a compact 11amp or 13amp motor. These new grinders will be released a few at a time between June and August.
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