The power and range of human creativity and ingenuity knows no bounds. The past century has seen an exponential surge in the rate of growth and development in the field of science and technology. The contribution of science and technology is also evidently seen in the sectors such as automobile industry, power, energy, civil planning & architecture, space exploration among several others. The story of the development and growth of tools and implements is the story of synchronistic with human history. The inculcation of the progressive scientific technology into the aspects of professional sectors has made a significant impact and simultaneously aided in directly improving these aspects exponentially. The development of tools and implements especially the electric-based handheld power tools has made a significant impact for professionals like engineers, inventors, fabricators, craftsmen and even people with interests in DIY activities. The range and scope of the handheld power tools is very extensive in current times. The devices range from tools such as drill machines, impact drivers, impact wrenches, chainsaws, nail guns, power screwdrivers, brushless angle grinder, polishers, sanders among many others. These are now an intrinsic part of the industry recommended arsenal of any professionals tool kit.
An angle grinder is basically a power tool utilised for activities like grinding, polishing and cutting. The angle grinder power tool is most commonly used to work in difficult angles where most tools cannot reach. The tool has a metal blade or disc which is mounted on the head of the gear. The metal disc is attached on the tool at a 90-degree angle which is why the tool derives its name as angle grinder. The power tool is available in various versions like compressed air, electric among others.
Below are a few of the many methods in which the angle grinder can best be used:
How to choose an angle grinder?
An angle grinder
The cordless angle grinder can be attached with different forms of mounted discs since it is one of the most versatile power tools among the wide array of them existing in the market. The angle grinder can be attached with a wire brush disc which can be used for cleaning layers like rust, extra-layered cement, paint, dirt etc from most surfaces. The disc blades for cleaning activities come in a wide range of varieties which can be used for many different forms of cleaning activities.
The range and scope of the angle grinder cutting activities is vast. The angle grinder showcases its versatility as it can be used to cut through even metal, old bolts, stone, bricks, metal rods, concrete, etc. There are dedicated blades or discs called metal cut-off discs for angle grinder for cutting activities such as the metal cut-off disc, dry-cut diamond disc, etc.
The angle grinder is a very versatile tool which can also be utilised for many different projects including grinding. The angle grinder can be fitted with a specific grinding disc which is used for jobs like grinding, scraping and sharpening acts.
The angle grinder 5” sanding disc blade allows you to use the power tool for sanding jobs such as removing paint, scraping rust away or smoothening the surface of wood.
Buffing and Polishing
The angle grinder can be fitted with a specific disc designed for works like buffing and polishing which in simple terms are discs fitted with different kinds of sandpapers. The coarse surface of the disc rotates and polish the object.