Grinding disc for steel

Grinding disc for steel 76mm

Compatible with 76mm dia. angle grinders.

Manufactured from high quality Resin and Corundum. Designed for metal grinding only.

A steel grinding disc is used for:

  • Smoothing welds
  • Pipe beveling
  • Cleaning weld beads
  • Dressing metal surface defects

Always make use of the necessary safety equipment when using machinery or powertools!

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Description Value
Size Ø 76mm
Blade thickness 4.8mm
Bore 9.53mm
Max RPM 20,100rpm



What is a grinding wheel?

A grinding wheel is a tool used to grind down, polish or cut material such as metal or glass. Like sanders, it uses abrasive grains to wear away the surface in minute particles. Grinding actually sharpens the wheel by breaking those grains and creating new sharp points.

Grinding metal

What is a grinding wheel made of?

A grinding wheel is made from several chemical and mineral ingredients. The formula varies according to what the wheel will be intended to grind, polish or cut.

For metalwork, they use abrasives that are aluminium oxide based. For cutting cement, stone and other non-metal objects they use abrasives that are silicon carbide based.

Even within those two categories, the formula differs between say, a wheel designed for hard steel versus one designed for soft steel. Computer programmed scales automatically weigh the various ingredients, including additives such as iron oxide (for wheels that cut or grind iron) and the mineral Cryolite (which lubricates the abrasives). Powdered and liquid resins bond all these ingedients together.

The grinding disc is then reinforced with fibre glass and a galvanised steel ring goes into the centre of each wheel. The steel ring protects the shaft that spins the grinding wheel.

When using grinders and wire brushes

When using grinders and wire brushes one should take care of the following:

  • Start with a tidy work place. Tripping over cables and climbing over obstacles is not good practice while working.
  • Grinders generate noise and these high frequency sounds will harm your hearing. Wear Earmuffs
  • Use a face shield to avoid sparks and metal pieces entering your eyes
  • Protect your lungs by wearing a dust mask
  • Wear gloves to protect your hands against sharp edges and hot surfaces
  • Always observe in which direction the sparks fly. Void fires!
  • Keep visitors at a safe distance
  • Always unplug and switch off equipment when leaving the workplace.
Take not and be careful Wear a face shield Wear a dust mask Wear gloves
Be careful and observe
Wear a faceshield when grinding
Protect you lungs. Wear a dust mask
Protect your hands against cuts & heat

Wear boots Hot surfaces Stack carefully Protect your hearing
Wear safety foot wear
Hot surface
Stack items with safety in mind
Wear Ear muffs
Protect your hearing
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  • Brand: TORK CRAFT
  • Product Code: ABRG07601
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  • Ex Tax: N$ 19.60

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