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Grinding disc that does not heat the metal

by loiblb
posted 01-24-2017 04:01 AM

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#1 posted 01-24-2017 04:05 AM


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#2 posted 01-24-2017 04:14 AM

In a year harbor freight will have a 10 pack for 10 bucks.

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#3 posted 01-24-2017 04:56 AM

That’s a game changer

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#4 posted 01-24-2017 06:25 AM

About $9/disc on Amazon, not cheap. Might be worth having one around for grinding tempered metal.

-- Rick M,

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#5 posted 01-25-2017 03:09 AM


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#6 posted 01-25-2017 06:19 AM

Leave it to 3M, they are always coming up with outstanding products.
However, this one is kind of abrasive!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#7 posted 01-25-2017 02:25 PM

I’d like to know the physics behind not heating the bolt when grinding off the metal. Removing the metal quickly isn’t a way to keep it cool, in my experience. I’ll wait for more evidence.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#8 posted 01-25-2017 05:44 PM

Isn’t the heat just friction between cutting material and metal? So the faster it cuts, the less contact time between abrasive and steel. Seems like that would reduce heat.

-- Rick M,

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