Angle grinder has a lot of use that it is one of the ‘must have’ power tools you want to have in your toolbox. It can cut, grind and polish, definitely it’s one of the tools that must not be forgotten. There are different types of angle grinder that ranges differs from sizes, power and speed and the handle it has for that firmly and comfortable handle for a power tool. In this article, we’ll try to breakdown some tips in choosing your first angle grinder.
First off, when you’re in the market for an angle grinder, the first thing you’ll notice is the size of its disc. The bigger the disc, the powerful the motor. Bigger disc means it can handle tedious task such as cutting, grinding and polishing large objects to its larger diameter. But, the disc size will depend on the type of work you have. Not all bigger disc can accommodate each and every type of work you’ll throw in in to the grinder disc. So, be careful when you’re choosing the disc size. Another important element is the power and speed that angle grinder has. The heavy task you have, the faster and powerful angle grinder you need. The speed is measured by revolutions per minute or RPM. The higher the RPM is, the faster and effective the angle grinder will be.
Last is the form factor or the handle. You may have the biggest size disc or the faster and powerful angle grinder in the market but, the handle of it is poorly constructed that it vibrates a lot causing inefficiency in terms of cutting, polishing and grinding. You must consider it can adjust handle. Otherwise, it’ll be hard to work with so look for specs and check this out before making the purchase.