DiamondCore® Tools 12” diamond grinding discs are made from an adhesive-backed metal plate with diamonds infused on one side and a diamond grit hardness rating of 7,000. Use these to permanently attach to a bat for pottery wheel use. The disc will remove high-fired glaze drips and more. Use also to grind tile, stone or glass. Use the 60 grit for coarse grinding work, 120 grit for medium grinding work, and the 240 grit for fine coarse grinding work.
DiamondCore® Tools 12” diamond grinding discs are made from an adhesive-backed metal plate with diamonds infused on one side and a diamond grit hardness rating of 7,000.  Use these to permanently attach to a bat for pottery wheel use.  The disc will remove high-fired glaze drips and more.  Use also to grind tile, stone or glass.  Use the 60 grit for coarse grinding work, 120 grit for medium grinding work, and the 240 grit for fine coarse grinding work.

12" Diamond Grinding Disc

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DESCRIPTION: 
    12 " dia. Diamond Grinding Discs  "POTSAVERS"
    Adhesive-backed metal plate with diamonds fused on
    Diamond grit has a 7000 hardness rating
    (silicon carbide abrasive is only rated at 2400 hardness)
     1.5 lbs weight
   
    60 grit - coarse - heavy glaze or high-fired clay removal
    120 grit -  general - leveling a pot or grinding  
    240 grit -  fine  -smoothing 

USES:
    • Permanently attach to a bat for pottery wheel use
    • Remove high-fired glaze drips or high-fired ceramic 
    • Leveling a warped pot 
    • Grinding tile, stone or glass 
    • Leveling kiln shelf posts and furniture
    • Grind chipped pot  "bat grinder"
    • AKA:  Diamond Grinder or Potsaver or Potsavers 
    
BENEFITS:
     • Long lifespan if used properly with water
     • Dust is controlled with water use
     • Much longer lasting than silicon carbide
     • Multiple grit sizes available
     • Faster than silicon carbide
     • Faster than sandpaper
     • Better results
     • Far less fatigue than other sanding methods

CAUTIONS:
    • Use all appropriate safety precautions
    • Always use safety goggles
    • Make certain debris does not get into moist, usable clay
    • Carefully clean splash pans to remove all sharp debris
    • Always use with water to maximize tool life & control dust
    • Do not attempt to force grinding
    • Take care to avoid skin removal
    • Keep out of the reach of children

Installation instructions:  selects a smooth, clean, flat waterproof bat to dedicate.  Draw centering rings on the bat. Peel and remove red film from the back of the disc. Place the disc in the center on the bat adhesive side down taking care to keep in the center.  press down and keep a weight  25 lbs on it overnight while flat for maximum bond.

*Technique Note: Always use water, high speed  and gentle pressure.... "Let the diamonds do the work."    (overheating the tool will greatly decrease tool lifespan)

 

 


 

 

 

 

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