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8" Diamond Grinding Disc
8" Diamond Grinding Disc
8" Diamond Grinding Disc

8" Diamond Grinding Disc

Regular price $53.00 Sale

DESCRIPTION: 
    8"  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)
   
    60 grit - coarse - heavy glaze or high-fired clay removal
    120 grit - medium general purpose  / pot leveling
    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 a chipped pot
    
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
     Be certain that 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)