Three must-have features for belt grinding machinesFebruary 20, 2015 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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FEIN's new, powerful, handheld belt grinding machines — GHB 15-50 and GHB 15-50 Inox — are designed for flexible on-site grinding and finishing applications for a variety of industries.
The tools feature the three most important capabilities belt grinding machines should have — flexibility, power and comfort.
Application flexibility: GHB 15-50 and GHB 15-50 INOX can be set up as a portable or stationary grinding station, providing flexible on-site operations. Another important feature is the grinding platen, which has a surface of 80 mm for the grinding and finishing of flat surfaces. These capabilities make these tools the perfect problem solver for nearly any grinding work on different applications.
Extreme power: The tools have the 1,500-watt FEIN motor. The GHB 15-50 has a constant speed of 8.500 rpm for a high stock removal rate, and the GHB 15-50 Inox has a variable speed of 2.500 to 7.900 rpm for the grinding and finishing of stainless steel. They’re about three times faster than an angle grinder in bevelling and weld grinding, with excellent surface finish. The tools have a wide belt selection that can be chosen to match the application and finish required.
User comfort: The GHB 15-50 and GHB 15-50 Inox feature tool-less belt change. By pulling the belt tensioning lever back, users can change the abrasive belt quick and tool-free. Another bonus is the adjustable handle, which can be turned zero, 90 or 180 degrees, facilitating optimal work ergonomics in any situation. The machines also feature a rotatable built-on motor. Depending on the working position and application, the motor can be turned nearly 360 degrees.
The tools can be used for a wide range of applications, including fabricating, foundries, bridge building, specialty metal construction, shipbuilding, as well as stainless and pipe processing applications. Both machines are an efficient alternative to angle grinders to process carbon steel and stainless steel, and provide an excellent finish quality.