a picture of man grinding with an angle grinder in a mechanical room

an angle grinder and a drawing of someone using an angle grinder for grinding


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

3 reinforced depressed centre wheels for grinding with an angle grinder

Alternative terms:

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

Suitable for all materials

Limited shelf life

Flap discs

a flap disc for grinding with an angle grinder

Vulcanized fibre discs

3 fibre discs for grinding with an angle grinder

Diamond dish/cup wheels

a diamond cup to be used on an angle grinder to grind

Resinoid cup wheels

4 resinoid cup wheels for grinding with an angle grinder

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.