8" Ameritool Universal Heavy-Duty Grinder and Polishing Machine
Great for Glass or Lapidary
The Universal is a complete Heavy Duty Grinding and Polishing Lapidary Machine that is versatile, clean, quiet and easy to use.
Designed for commercial production use yet it is affordable for the hobbyist.The 5 step accessory kit makes it possible to grind, shape, sand, polish and finish a wide variety of gem material and glass, both natural and synthetic, including quartz, agate, jasper, tourmaline, corundum and opal, as well as dichronic glass and glass beads. Because the Universal is a horizontal lap machine you can grind flats, make free form cabochons, rework quartz crystals, do intarsia and detailed inlay work. The Universal is excellent for glass work. No fire polish is required. The clean, quiet Universal HD measuring only 12" x 12" can be used in the studio, house, trade show or in a recreational vehicle. Clean up is easy! Each machine includes:
Variable Speed Ballbearing DC Motor with 115 VAC converter and coolant reservoir with splash guard
180 Mesh Metal Bond Diamond Disc, hydraulically pressed to a backing plate
325 Mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
600 Mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
1200 Mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
White Polish pad with 14,000 mesh diamond compound
4 disc backing plates
Complete Instructions Specifications:
Motor: 6" & 8" Machines - 1/4 HP equivalent Ball Bearing DC with 115 VAC Converter.
Drive: Direct Drive on 2" Flange