|Minimum Order Quantity||1600 Piece|
|Size||4", 5", 14"|
A cut-off wheel, also known as a cutting disc or cutoff disc, is a type of abrasive wheel designed for cutting through various materials quickly and precisely. It is used with an angle grinder, also known as a cutoff or disc grinder, to make straight and clean cuts in metal, stone, concrete, masonry, and other materials.
Key features and characteristics of a cut-off wheel include:
1. Abrasive Material: The cut-off wheel is made from abrasive materials such as aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, or zirconia alumina. These abrasive particles are bonded together with resin or other materials to form a strong and durable cutting disc.
2. Reinforcement: Cut-off wheels often have fiberglass or mesh reinforcement to add strength and stability during cutting operations.
3. Diameter: Cut-off wheels come in various diameters, ranging from around 3 inches (76 mm) to 14 inches (356 mm) or larger. The selection of the appropriate diameter depends on the size of the angle grinder and the cutting task.
4. Thickness: The thickness of the cut-off wheel varies depending on the intended application. Thinner wheels are typically used for cutting, providing faster and more precise cuts, while thicker wheels are used for grinding or applications requiring more durability.
5. Arbor Size: The center hole of the cut-off wheel, known as the arbor hole, comes in different sizes to fit specific angle grinder spindle sizes.
Cut-off wheels are commonly used for the following tasks:
- Cutting metal pipes, rods, and sheets in metalworking applications- Cutting concrete, stone, and masonry in construction and renovation projects- Trimming tiles or ceramics during tiling tasks- Cutting off rusted or damaged bolts and screws- Creating precision cuts in various materials
When using a cut-off wheel, it's crucial to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including safety goggles, gloves, and a dust mask. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions and safety guidelines for safe and efficient operation. Additionally, ensure that the cut-off wheel is compatible with the specific material and application you are working on to achieve the best results. Regularly inspect the condition of the wheel and replace it when worn or damaged to ensure safe and effective cutting.