Shopmate 48 Fixed Speed Grinder 1hp (Plug and wiring not included)


Shop Mate 48 Fixed Speed Grinder 1 hp. Comes with our Beginners Belt Kit 48″ absolutely FREE.

SKU: SM-48-1HP
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FREE WITH THIS GRINDER: Beginners Belt Kit with 10 assorted belts – enough to make your first 3 – 5 knives taking them from rough profiling and bevelling through to a 600 grit satin finish, as well as handle shaping.

NOTE: Power cable not included. An electrician will be required to connect a power cable to the motor.

Designed and updated with the needs of the serious knifemaker and other steel fabricators in mind, this grinder has applications across a broad market. Available in a variety of packages to suit your individual needs, application and budget. Capable of running contact wheels from 1/4” to 10” mounted on quick-change tooling mounts. This grinder is ideally suited to anyone who wants a head start into knife-making. Manufactured right here in Australia, support a local homegrown business.

  • 2 × 48” belt length
  • 0 – 4500 surface feet per minute belt speed
  • 6” platen backing
  • 4-way rotating platen
  • Slack belt
  • 2” and 3” contact wheels
  • Rubber coated wheels for smooth performance and great belt traction
  • Flat plane belt tracking for accurate belt alignment
  • Fully welded frame
  • 3 arm slots
  • Fixed work rest
  • Platen arm also accepts small wheels
  • Protective spark guard
  • Flips from vertical to horizontal with optional floor or bench stand
  • Made in Australia

Kit Includes:

  • Shopmate 48 grinder body
  • Fixed toolrest
  • Tooling arm with four-way universal platen
  • 2” and 3” idler/contact wheels*Allows easy conversion between flat platen, 2” contact wheel, 3” contact wheels and slack belt and Basic Toolrest
  • 1 hp  (0.75 kw) 240 V, fixed speed motor – an electrician will be required to connect a power cable to the motor)
  • Beginners Belt kit with 10x assorted belts

Notes: Digital manual can be provided on request after purchase. Due to the bulk and heavy nature of our 48″ grinders, all units are shipped on individual pallets for their protection. Due to an increased volume of orders during our stocktake sale, please allow an additional 1 – 2 weeks for your order to be delivered. We appreciate your patience at this time and are working hard to get all orders shipped ASAP.

Additional information

Weight 33 kg
Dimensions 54 × 64 × 21 cm

1 review for Shopmate 48 Fixed Speed Grinder 1hp (Plug and wiring not included)

  1. 5 out of 5


    I love my Shopmate 48, It’s the ants pants, and having speed control, really is a big advantage.

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