Shopmate 48 Grinder body only – no motor



SKU: SM-48
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Grinder body only – no 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 home grown business.

  • 2×48” belt length
  • Designed for 1hp fixed speed or 1.5hp variable speed motor with VFD
  • 4″ drive wheel
  • 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:

  • Shop Mate 48 grinder body, Tooling arm with four way universal Platen and contact wheel attachment. Allows easy conversion between Flat Platen, 2” Contact wheels, 3” contact wheels and slack belt and Basic Toolrest.

NOTE: Due to the bulk and heavy nature of our 48″ grinders, all units are shipped on individual pallets for their protection. Please allow a little extra time for dispatch and delivery.

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Additional information

Weight 13.1 kg
Dimensions 46 × 34 × 23 cm


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