About the System

  • NIELSEN DESIGN DISC GRINDER IS A DISC GRINDER WITH INTERCHANGEABLE 9 INCH DISCS.
  •  IT CONSISTS OF A HUB THAT FITS A 5/8 MOTOR SHAFT AND 9 INCH DISC GRINDING PLATES THAT CAN BE CHANGED IN SECONDS! 
  • THE HUB IS PRECISION MACHINED FROM SOLID BILLET ALUMINUM.  IT FEATURES A ROW OF MAGNETS ON THE OUTER DIAMETER, THAT HOLD THE DISCS FIRMLY TO THE HUB.  
  • A RAISED SHOULDER IN THE CENTER OF THE HUB FACE, THAT CENTERS THE DISC.  A GROOVE MACHINED IN THE OUTER DIAMETER FOR DISC REMOVAL
  •  THE HUB FITS A 5/8 MOTOR SHAFT AND HAS A STANDARD 3/16 KEY-WAY AND IS RETAINED TO THE SHAFT WITH A SET SCREW.
  • THE DISCS ARE PRECISION MACHINED FROM MILD STEEL TO A DIAMETER OF 8-7/8, THIS IS SO A STANDARD 9X11 PIECE OF SAND PAPER CAN BE INSTALLED AND TRIMMED TO FIT.


ADVANTAGES TO HAVING A DISC GRINDER WITH INTERCHANGEABLE PLATES 

  • There are many advantages to having a disc grinder with interchangeable plates listed below are a few.
  • When  grinding material, and you find that you need to change to a different grit of sand paper.   you just remove the disc and install a different one. this saves  peeling the paper off and then trying to re apply it!
  • You can change from a flat disc to a bevel disc in seconds, all using the same motor
  • saves shop space by only needing 1 motor
  • you can have some discs with long life paper on them and not have to worry about peeling it off
  • discs can be removed for easier paper trimming on a cutting board
  • if your backing material gets damaged or worn out you can put on a different disc to get by while replacing the backing material at a later date.
  • discs can be removed for changing backing material