The angle grinders are very effective in metal cutting, shaping of some metal parts, removing the burrs and weld slags as well as getting rid of those rusts from parts or metal structures. It’s important that a portable grinder is fast and powerful in getting the job done.
The most important of all is that the portable angle grinder it must be powerful so it won’t end up working too hard for the job at hand and thus, it won’t burn out or overheat. Speed is also important because when the motor speed is fast then that means you will also get your job done quickly.
Take note that the portable grinders, unlike other power tools, are usually used for long periods at a time. If compared to an electric drill, it will just drill a hole in less than a minute and after that you’d turn it off and the motor will rest. The power saw would be on a little longer but usually the job’s done in about 3 minutes and the motor will be turned off again.
The power grinder usually requires to be on for longer time up to half an hour just to get rid of those excess welding edges and usually that’s the reason why they wear out. If you want, the abrasive wheel can even be removed and changed with a cut-off wheel and even with a wire brush as this will even add cleaning and cutting to the capability of the tool you’re already enjoying.
When buying this type of power tool, make sure you consider the manufacturer’s reputation first if they are making quality products or not. You must also check if you find the tool comfortable to handle since you’d be using it for long periods. If it’s indeed of high quality then the controls would be of easy access to you when in use. You must check if the blade lock is also there to make it easier to change the grinding wheel.
Tools like this grinder can be quite dangerous which is why it’s very important that you wear your work gloves and some safety glasses while you’re using it.