Grinders

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Training and Safety

Required Badge Required PPE
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For information on safety requirements and procedures for each machine in the MakerSpace, see the Job Hazard Analysis forms.

Grinder #1

Grinder #1

This grinder is currently configured for grinding ONLY ferrous material (steel and iron) on both sides. Grinding any other material will clog the abrasive wheels.

Machine Info

This machine is a Cincinnatti Electric model xxxx.

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement wheels for this grinder should be 8" in diameter.

Grinder #2

Grinder #2

This grinder is currently configured for buffing plastic or soft metals on the left side. The bronze wire wheel on the right side is appropriate for soft metals like aluminum or brass.

Machine Info

This machine is a Black & Decker model xxxx.

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement buffing or wire wheels for this grinder should be 6" in diameter. They can be bought at Lowes or Harbor Freight.

Grinder #3

Grinder #3

This 8" grinder is currently configured for wire-brushing steel (to remove corrosion or burrs) on the left side. The abrasive wheel on the right side is only appropriate for ferrous metals like steel or iron.

Machine Info

This machine is an 8" Central Machinery bench grinder [link to manual]

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement wheels for this grinder should be 8" in diameter. They can be bought at Lowes or Harbor Freight.