grinding with angle grinder


An angle grinder is a popular power tool used for grinding using abrasive products. Various types of abrasive products can be used for grinding, also known also as de-burring, fettling, polishing, sanding and buffing. Safety recommendations depend on the type of abrasive you will use on your hand-held machine: reinforced depressed centre wheels, flap discs, vulcanized fibre discs, resinoid cup wheels and diamond cup wheels.


Reinforced depressed centre wheels


■ Alternative terms:

  • Depressed centre grinding disc
  • Depressed centre flex disc
  • Coolie hat
  • Rondello wheel


■ Suitable for all materials

■ Limited shelf life

Flap discs


Vulcanized fibre discs


Diamond dish/cup wheels


Resinoid cup wheels


This website is intended to give information on safe use of abrasives in compliance with European standards, and not to give advice on product selection. You should read the information given on the product or its packaging to determine suitability. For any specific question, contact the retailor who supplied you the product.