Straight Wheels - Large Size
Cratex Large Wheels have found wide application for removing rust,
heat marks, tarnish, excess solder, scratches, corrosion...blending in and polishing
welded seams after rough grinding...polishing bearing surfaces and raceways...removing
burrs and breaking edges...smoothing and polishing castings and punched or sheared
pieces...wet sanding of gem castings...wet sanding of gem stones...trimming plastic
articles...smoothing glass edges...cleaning before welding or soldering...and for
countless other deburring, smoothing, and polishing operations.
- Hole sizes shown are the minimum diameter recommended for
the various wheel sizes listed and wheels will be supplied this way unless larger holes
are specified on your order. Wheels with larger holes can be ordered at the same price,
providing hole diameter is a multiple of 1/8" and does not exceed 1-1/4". For
other hole sizes, request pricing.
- Maximum Safe Speeds in Revolutions Per Minute: 1-1/2"
dia. - 15,000; 2" - 10,500; 2-1/2" - 8,300; 3" - 7,000; 4" - 5,250;
5" - 4,200; 6" - 3,600; 7" - 3,000; 8: - 2,600; 10" - 2,100. These
speeds are based on 5,500 Surface Feet Per Minute. Best results are usually obtained at
30% to 80% of Maximum Safe Speed. Use light work pressure.
Cratex Wheel Mandrel - Part No.
Cratex Wheel Mandrel No. 1342 has a 1/4"
shank and is designed for 1/4" center hole wheels up to 3" diameter by 1/3"
thick or less. The maximum safe speeds listed above are for 1/2" overhang or less
(exposed mandrel length). For each additional 1/4" of overhang the maximum safe speed
is decreased by at least 20%.
Cratex Dressing Block - Part No.
The Cratex Dressing Block is ideally suited
for truing, dressing, and shaping all Cratex Rubberized Abrasive Wheels. The shape is easy
to handle, and the combination of fast cutting abrasive with a hardened bond provides an
easy to use, efficient, and long lasting dresser that will enable you to achieve optimum
performance from all your Cratex Rubberized Abrasive Wheels. Size: 6"
x 1/2" x 1/2"