Angle Grinders and Angle Grinder Sanding Discs for Metal Fabrication

  • Right angle grinders are the right hand of any metalworker. So we offer a series of reliable right angle grinders and angle grinder sanding discs to help you deliver your best work yet. Our high-quality angle grinder accessories and power tools let you tackle a variety of metalworking applications, including blending, grinding, finishing and more. This system includes a variety of abrasives discs and wheels, including our industry leading 3M™ Cubitron™ and Scotch-Brite™ brands, to help take your work to the next level.

3M™ Abrasives for Right Angle Systems
3M™ Abrasives for Angle Grinders

3M™ Abrasive Products for Angle Grinders

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  • When working on large areas or surfaces that are too tough for coated abrasive discs, our angle grinder wheels lead the way. Designed for heavy applications like cutting, grinding and deburring, these wheels quickly cut into metal surfaces and last longer thanks to their thicker construction. We also offer unique flap wheels for quick finishing work.

  • Great for blending, finishing and weld removal, our abrasive discs are designed to deliver the fastest cuts on a variety of metal substrates. Combined with a stiff or flexible backing, these discs offer great versatility to your metalworking game, while easy-to-use flap discs are also available. These coated abrasive discs give your right angle grinder its teeth.

  • Our professional-grade angle grinder power tools are designed specifically to tackle today’s tough metalworking challenges. Lightweight and powerful, with a high-torque, 1 or 1.5 HP motor, these angle grinders are reliable, and easy to control. These angle grinders are also available in extended versions, which enhance the reach and safety of the user.

Performance matters. What’s most important to you?

  • 3M Cubitron II Fibre Disc

    Speed: Get the Job Done Fast

    When you are looking for the fastest action around, 3M has your back. Our 3M™ Fibre Discs offer a significant boost in grinding speed over conventional abrasive discs thanks to the use of 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. If you are looking for even higher gains in production speed, try our 3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Discs, which are designed to deliver consistently fast cut rates over long periods.

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Disc 782C for Carbon Steel

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Disc for Stainless Steel and Other Heat Sensitive Materials

  • 3M Cubitron II Depressed Center Grinding Wheel

    Life: Minimize Changeovers

    For a tough, long-lasting abrasive, check out our 3M™ Cubitron™ II Depressed Center Grinding Wheels. These smooth running bonded wheels use innovative 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, delivering consistent cutting speeds throughout the life of the wheel. That makes these wheels ideal for heavy grinding, weld removal and burr removal on steel and stainless steel.

  • 3M Cubitron II Flap Disc

    Ease of Use

    If you need to find a balance between fast cutting action and careful finishing, try our 3M™ Cubitron™ II Flap Discs. The unique construction of these discs makes them very user-friendly, letting you apply exactly the right amount of pressure without overcutting. This also allows you to grind and blend metal in one easy step, instead of having to switch between different abrasives.

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Flap Disc 969F for Heavy Duty Applications

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Flap Disc 967A for Medium Duty Applications

Videos for Angle Grinding

  • An angle grinder weld grinding
    Weld Grinding

    Watch as 3M™ Cubitron™ II Wheels and Discs grind welds on mild steel. Whether you’re looking for speed, user-friendliness or something to handle the heaviest welds, there’s a long-lasting 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasive for your mild steel weld grinding application.

  • Man in a shop demonstating rust and coating removal
    Rust and Coating Removal

    To make a metal piece like new again you have to remove any existing coatings, rust or paint. Scotch-Brite™ Clean and Strip Discs are designed to remove these unwanted layers without cutting into the base material. See how these discs work fast and deliver results.

  • Using a weld to do finishing/surface prep
    Finishing and Surface Prep

    Surface prep is essential for an attractive finish, and 3M abrasives are there every step of the way. After you level the weld, our Scotch-Brite™ Light Grinding and Blending Disc goes to work refining and blending to leave a smooth, paintable surface.

  • Using a weld grinder to bevel, sparks fly.

    Here a variety of 3M™ Cubitron™ II Discs and Wheels are used to bevel the edge of a metal workpiece. See how beveling is done and how 3M abrasives can help you complete the task – whether you’re looking for abrasive life, speed or ease of use.

  • Cutting metal with a weld grinder in a shop

    See how 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasives team up with the 3M™ Cut-Off Tool to slice through a variety of metals. 3M™ Cubitron™ II Cut and Grind Wheels and Cut-Off Wheels make a variety of cuts easy on almost all metal substrates.

  • Grind wheel being used to back gouge metal
    Back Gouging

    Watch as a 3M™ Cubitron™ II Cut and Grind Wheel goes to work grinding the root pass weld, then back gouges to open the gap for welding. Its Precision-Shaped Grain allows this wheel to cut fast, and using it on a 3M™ Angle Grinder ensures you get results you’re proud of.

  • Weld grinder being used on heat sensitive materials
    Weld Grinding Heat Sensitive Metals

    Discover your options for weld grinding on heat-sensitive metals like stainless steel. 3M™ Cubitron™ II Flap Discs and Fibre Discs are designed specifically for heat-sensitive metals, with different characteristics to suit your specific weld grinding needs.

  • Man demonstrates the proper use of a 3M grinder
    Proper Use of 3M™ Grinders

    Learn how to properly mount type 27 and type 1 abrasives on 3M™ Angle Grinders. See the differences between different types of grinders, which abrasives they are compatible with, and how to properly and safely attach and use those abrasives with the tool.

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