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Grinding Wheel Safety


grinding wheel safety
    grinding wheel
  • a wheel composed of abrasive material; used for grinding
  • A bonded abrasive product that is shaped into round wheels of varying size and width that are used on slow and high speed grinders. Grinding wheels are made from numerous abrasives including Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Carbide and Seeded Gel "SG" Ceramic abrasives.
  • (Grinding wheels) A sander is a power tool used to smooth wood and automotive or wood finishes by abrasion with sandpaper. Sanders have a means to attach the sandpaper and a mechanism to move it rapidly contained within a housing with means to hand-hold it or fix it to a workbench.
  • A wheel used for cutting, grinding, or finishing metal or other objects, and typically made of abrasive particles bonded together
    safety
  • A condom
  • The condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury
  • Denoting something designed to prevent injury or damage
  • the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
  • guard: a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
  • a safe place; "He ran to safety"
grinding wheel safety - Bosch 1810PS
Bosch 1810PS 4-1/2-Inch Paddle Switch Grinder with Lock-On Switch
Bosch 1810PS 4-1/2-Inch Paddle Switch Grinder with Lock-On Switch
Grinders lack the glamour of routers, say, and compound miter saws, but when it's a grinder you need, we don't think there are too many better choices out there than this one. "You get what you pay for" is, we think, even more true in the world of tools than elsewhere, and this is definitely a case in point. We've never met a Bosch tool that lacked quality, precision engineering, ergonomics and power, and this grinder is no exception. Our favorite feature on this one is definitely the paddle switch, not just for comfort and convenience, but for the ultimate in safety and control. We're not big fans of the lock-on button, because it negates the safety feature of the paddle switch, but we know some of you wouldn't have it any other way.

Grinders lack the glamour of routers, say, and compound miter saws, but when it’s a grinder you need, we don’t think there are too many better choices out there than this one. "You get what you pay for" is, we think, even more true in the world of tools than elsewhere, and this is definitely a case in point.
We’ve never met a Bosch tool that lacked quality, precision engineering, ergonomics and power, and this grinder is no exception. Our favorite feature on this one is definitely the paddle switch, not just for comfort and convenience, but for the ultimate in safety and control. We’re not big fans of the lock-on button, because it negates the safety feature of the paddle switch, but we know some of you wouldn’t have it any other way.
As for user ease, it’s fabtastic. It weighs in just over 4 pounds, and the balance in hand is supreme. Up against other grinders in its class, the vibration is absolutely minimal, virtually eliminating that unpleasant arm-buzz. Another thing we like about this grinder is its ability to draw power from DC outlets, so if you’ll be grinding welds, this tool is a perfect choice.
The 4-1/2-inch wheel changes out fast, and the guard adjusts without tools. The whole tool says "quality," from the sealed switch to the ServiceMinder™ brushes that automatically shut down the tool when it’s time to change them, ensuring that this workhorse will be with you for a long, long time. --Kris Jensen-Van Heste
What’s in the Box
Grinder, guard, vibration-control auxiliary handle, flange kit, spanner wrench, abrasive wheel

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1961 UK - sharpening scissor blades, Sheffield
1961 UK - sharpening scissor blades, Sheffield
I came across this photo - see the Link on the photo for the source - and could not resist showing it because of the lack of regard to safety it illustrates. That grinding wheel, presumably made of carborundum or such abrasive material, is spinning between her legs without any apparent guard to protect her from injury should her attention wander momentarily.
Danger Tape
Danger Tape
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grinding wheel safety
grinding wheel safety
Bosch 1773AK 5-Inch Concrete Surfacing Grinder
Whether smoothing floor pavement, removing graffiti, weather worn paint, or cleaning concrete surfaces before protective paint finishes are applied, the Bosch 1773AK 5-inch concrete surfacing grinder will get the job done right, and safely, the first time

Perfectly suited for the building trade, the Bosch 1773AK 5-Inch Concrete Surfacing Grinder makes fast, safe work of refurbishing and de-burring exposed concrete. Also ideal for removing irregularities, formwork seams, and protrusions, the 1773AK features a dependable, 10-amp motor, diamond cup wheels, and a dust management feature.

The Bosch 1773AK 5-Inch Concrete Surfacing Grinder includes:
Auxiliary handle
Flange kit
Spanner wrench
Five-inch diamond cup wheel (DC510)
Vacuum adapter (VAC002)
Three brush rings
Carrying case







The specially designed head provides clean, safe dust extraction. View larger.

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Features include Bosch's trademarked Constant Response Circuitry and automatic restart protection. View larger.


Bosch diamond cup wheels last longer and provide safer grinder operation. View larger.


Choose the right diamond cup wheel for the job. View larger.
Powerful, 10-Amp Motor for Dependability
Whether you're working in a granite shop, smoothing floor pavement, erasing graffiti, removing weather-worn paint, or cleaning surfaces, the 1773AK is up to the task, thanks to its powerful 10-amp motor that delivers 11,000 RPM. Bosch's trademarked Constant Response Circuitry maintains constant motor speed under even the toughest jobs, providing overload protection and delivering a reduced-torque soft start that safeguards your work surface.
For added safety, automatic restart protection guards against restart after a power failure, and it ensures that the tool is never powered on unless you need it to be. And a lock-on/lock-off switch lets you tackle extended-use applications comfortably.
Diamond Cup Wheels for Precision and Safety
Bosch diamond cup wheels, like the five-inch wheel included with the 1773AK, last longer, offer reliable performance, and provide safe grinder operation. Bosch diamond cup wheels are crafted with high-grade diamond segments, and they are manufactured using a process that includes 100-percent dynamic counterbalancing of every grinding head for comfortable, reliable, and vibration-free work.
The diamond cup wheels' five-hole dust extraction design provides an optimal combination of allowable airflow and material removal that complements the rest of the 1773AK's dust removal features.
Innovative Dust Management for Clean, Safe Operation
The 1773AK features a convenient dust extraction port and comes packaged with a vacuum adapter to help keep your work area clear, safe, and free of dust. This concrete grinder also boasts a specially designed head for surfacing applications, which combines with the Bosch diamond cup wheel to ensure clean, safe dust extraction that exceeds both UL and OSHA safety requirements.
The dust collection system also utilizes a replaceable brush ring to help you maintain dust-free working conditions over time.
Sealed Against Dust and Debris for a Long Life
With epoxy-coated field windings, a sealed switch, double-sealed ball bearings, and two lip-sealing rings to protect against dust contamination, the 1773AK is built to stand up to the toughest jobsite conditions.
For added convenience, the grinder's spindle lock allows for quick wheel changes on the job. And when preventive maintenance is required to keep your concrete surfacing grinder in top shape, the trademarked Service Minder light lets you know.
Practical, Ergonomic Design for Ease of Use
A slim, ergonomic barrel means you can grip the 1773AK comfortably and securely, even when you're removing mortar from a bathroom floor or working in another tight space. The grinder's wraparound auxiliary handle provides control from a variety of angles, and it offers multiple hand positions for decreased operator fatigue.
The 1773AK concrete surfacing grinder is backed by a one-year warranty, 30-day, money-back guarantee, and one-year service protection plan.
What's in the Box
Bosch 1773AK concrete surfacing grinder, auxiliary handle, flange kit, spanner wrench, five-inch diamond cup wheel (DC510), vacuum adapter (VAC002), three brush rings, and carrying case.

The 1773AK is ideal for everything from form-smoothing to floor prep and granite installation.

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