UNSW Making

Bench / Pedestal Grinder

Grinder for metal

A bench grinder uses a large spinning wheel of abrasive stone to grind away at metal components. Bench top grinders can be fitted with a polishing disc and used with medium to create a polished finish on metals.

A bench grinder uses a large spinning wheel of abrasive stone to grind away at metal components. Bench top grinders can be fitted with a polishing disc and used with medium to create a polished finish on metals.

Suitable Materials

  • Metal
  • Metal Pipe
  • Metal Tube

Process

  • Grinding
  • Polishing

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop Extra Model X8 1
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop Makita GB801 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Linishall BG8 1
The Making Centre Jewellery Studio Durston Polisher 10405 double sided euro 1
The Making Centre The Toolroom - Metal Workshop GMF GMF Grinder 1
The Making Centre The Toolroom - Metal Workshop Hebco 14363 1