How to Select the Right Flap Disc With all the benefits afforded by flap discs, it is important to know how to select the right one by understanding all the variables and how they apply to your metal fabricating application. Here are the five variables that will help you pick the correct one. By David Long November 29, 2011.
Because flap discs are used almost exclusively on right-angle grinders, they are designed with a hub that enables work to be done on the face (flaps). The flaps can be applied to the work at an angle or flat. The shape of the flap disc, whether conical (Type 29) or flat (Type 27), provides different performance features, as illustrated in Figure 1.
Keep reading our flap disc buying guide to learn more about these tools and how to select the right flap disc for your project. What Are Flap Discs? Flap discs are made from multiple overlapping pieces of abrasives or 'flaps,’ which is how they got their name.
In this clip we will show you how you choose the right disc for an angle grinder. An angle grinder can be used with various discs for different purposes. A diamond disc can
ZIRCONIA HP CERAMIC PRO. ZIRCONIA AP. Pick the right flap disc for the job. Choose between Type 27 and Type 29. All of the Standard Abrasives™ Flap Discs deliver exceptional cut and life. But pairing the right Flap Disc with your. unique application will ensure you’re getting peak performance and market-leading value.
Flap Discs for Finishing & Blending The right flap discs give your power sander or angle grinder the material removal power to clean up weld slag, smooth over sharp surfaces, and clean up burs left from drilling and cutting operations.