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Lapidary Grinder and Saw

6x6 Whees Stainless Steel Arbor

Our 6X6 Stainless Steel Arbor, a high-quality machine designed for the delicate and precise cutting of brittle materials such as glass, ceramics, crystals, and super-hard materials. Constructed entirely from 304 grade stainless steel, this machine boasts exceptional durability and longevity, with 3/4" stainless steel shafts and ball bearings ensuring smooth and reliable operation.
Featuring a rear mounting plate and motor hood, our 6X6 Stainless Steel Arbor also comes with an adjustable drip water system with 6 valves for each
wheel, mounted on the back of the machine . This system ensures consistent cooling and lubrication during cutting, reducing the risk of damage to your materials and enhancing the precision of your work.
The machine is also equipped with a front drain valve and accepts a range of cutting
wheels , including silicon carbide or diamond wheels and rubber expandable drums. The shaft is tapped for a ¼-20 spin-on polish head at both ends, with the machine supplied with only a right-hand spin-on head.
In terms of price, motor power, quality, workspace, and accessories, our 6X6 Stainless Steel Arbor compares favorably to other leading brands such as Hi-Tech, Lortone, Star Diamond Trim Saw, and Diamond Pacific. With its robust construction, precise cutting capabilities, and versatile range of cutting options, our 6X6 Stainless Steel Arbor is the perfect choice for professionals in the glass, ceramics, crystals, and super-hard materials industries.

Performance

The performance of the 6"x6" stainless steel lapidary machine can be evaluated based on its functionality, durability, and ease of use. Here are key performance aspects:

  1. Functionality: The machine is designed for lapidary tasks, including cutting, shaping, grinding, and polishing gemstones and minerals. It performs these functions effectively with the included diamond grinding wheels and laps. The variety of grits provided allows users to achieve different levels of surface finish and precision.

  2. Durability: Stainless steel construction enhances the machine 's durability and resistance to corrosion. This durability ensures that the machine can withstand the rigors of lapidary work and maintain its performance over time.

  3. Versatility: The machine's  compatibility with different voltage options (220/240/110V) makes it versatile and suitable for various power sources. The included accessories, such as spacers, flanges, and motor pulley, contribute to its versatility.

  4. Ease of Use: The compact dimensions of the machine make it easy to set up in a workspace. It includes a drip water tank for cooling and lubrication, and the provided water pump ensures a consistent water supply. The presence of a motor with a centrifugal switch simplifies operation.

  5. Accessories: The inclusion of diamond grinding wheels , laps, and a prepolishing pad as accessories enhances the machine 's performance. These tools are crucial for achieving desired shapes, smoothness, and finishes on gemstones.

  6. Warranty: The 1-year warranty on both the machine and motor provides assurance of quality and performance.

  7. Noise Level: The machine 's motor noise level of less than 62 dB contributes to a quieter working environment, enhancing user comfort.

  8. Compatibility: The 5/8" stainless steel shafts and protected ball bearings with a 1" alloy aluminum shaft sleeve allow for compatibility with a variety of 1" arbor wheels , expanding its usability.

  9. Gemstone Quality: The machine 's performance is ultimately judged by its ability to produce high-quality gemstone cuts, shapes, and finishes. Users should achieve professional-quality results with proper technique and the provided diamond abrasives.

Application

The 6"x6" stainless steel machine is primarily used for lapidary work, which involves cutting, shaping, grinding, and polishing gemstones and minerals. Here are some common applications for this type of lapidary machine :

  1. Gemstone Cutting: Lapidarists use this machine to cut raw gemstone materials into desired shapes and sizes. The stainless steel construction ensures durability and resistance to corrosion, making it suitable for cutting various gemstones.

  2. Gemstone Shaping: The machine allows for precise shaping of gemstones. Lapidarists can create facets, cabochons, and other custom shapes using the grinding wheels and laps provided with the machine .

  3. Grinding and Smoothing: It is used for grinding and smoothing the surfaces of gemstones. The included diamond grinding wheels with different grits enable users to achieve the desired level of smoothness and surface finish.

  4. Gemstone Polishing: Polishing gemstones to achieve a brilliant and lustrous finish is a common application. The 6" 14000-grit diamond prepolishing pad is ideal for achieving a high-quality polish on gemstones.

  5. Faceting: The machine can be used for precision faceting work, enabling lapidarists to create intricate and precise facets on gemstones.

  6. Lapidary Arts and Crafts: Enthusiasts and artisans in the lapidary arts and crafts use this machine to create custom jewelry pieces, sculptures, and decorative items using gemstones and minerals.

  7. Educational Purposes: Lapidary machine like this one are used in educational settings, such as schools and workshops, to teach lapidary skills and techniques.

  8. Custom Jewelry Making: Jewelers and custom jewelry makers use lapidary machines to work with gemstones and incorporate them into unique jewelry designs.

  9. Mineral Specimen Preparation: Geologists and mineral enthusiasts may use this machine to prepare mineral specimens for display or research purposes.

  10. Hobbyist and Professional Lapidary Work: Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional lapidarist, this machine is suitable for a wide range of lapidary tasks, making it a versatile tool for those working with gemstones and minerals.

Features

The 6"x6" stainless steel machine comes with various features and components suitable for lapidary work. Here's a summary of its features:

  1. Stainless Steel Construction: The machine is constructed from durable stainless steel, ensuring longevity and resistance to corrosion.

  2. Shafts and Bearings: It features 3/4" stainless steel shafts with protected ball bearings, providing smooth and reliable operation.

  3. Voltage Options: You have the option to choose from voltage options of 220/240/110V, making it versatile for different power sources.

  4. Compact Dimensions: The machine has compact dimensions, measuring 660mm in width, 330mm in length, and 215mm in height, making it suitable for various workspaces.

  5. Warranty: It comes with a 1-year warranty on both the machine and the motor (motor may ship separately), offering peace of mind for your investment.

  6. Weight: The weight of the machine without the motor and the weight of the motor with a centrifugal switch are specified.

  7. Drip Water Tank: A drip water tank is included to provide a water source for cooling and lubrication during lapidary work.

  8. Accessories: The machine includes spacers, flanges (12 pieces each), and a motor pulley, which are essential components for operation.

  9. Diamond Grinding wheels: The machine comes with a set of 6"x1.5" diamond soft grinding wheels in different grits (280, 600, 1200, 3000) and an 6"x1.5" diamond hard grinding wheel (80, 220). These diamond wheels are essential for shaping and grinding gemstones.

  10. Diamond Standard Faceting Lap: A 6"x1/2" 360-grit diamond standard faceting lap is included for precision faceting work.

  11. Prepolishing Pad: A 6" 14000-grit diamond prepolishing pad is provided to achieve a high-quality surface finish on gemstones.

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FAQ

Q: How do you use a diamond pad?

A diamond hand pad is a handheld abrasive tool with a flexible surface coated with diamond particles. It is used for grinding, smoothing, and polishing various materials, including stone, concrete, glass, and metal.

Q: How do I choose the right grit size for my project?

Select the grit size based on the initial condition of your workpiece and the desired level of surface finish. Coarse grits are suitable for rough grinding, while finer grits are used for smoothing and polishing.

Q: What safety precautions should I take when using diamond hand pads?

Wear safety goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris. Additionally, work in a well-ventilated area or wear a respirator if working with fine dust particles.

Q: How do I maintain and clean my diamond hand pad?

After use, rinse the diamond hand pad with clean water to remove debris and residues. Gently pat it dry or allow it to air dry. Proper maintenance can prolong the pad's lifespan.

Q: What are some common applications for diamond hand pads?

Wear safety goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris. Additionally, work in a well-ventilated area or wear a respirator if working with fine dust particles.

Q: What are the common grit sizes for diamond hand pads?

Diamond hand pads come in a range of grit sizes, from coarse (e.g., 50 grit) to fine (e.g., 3000 grit). The choice of grit depends on the specific task, with coarser grits used for material removal and finer grits for polishing.

Q: Do I need to use water or lubricant with a diamond hand pad?

Yes, using water or a specific lubricant is often necessary. It helps keep the surface cool, prevents overheating, and improves the effectiveness of the diamond particles in grinding and polishing. Some materials require dry grinding, so it's essential to check the manufacturer's recommendations.

Q: Can I use a diamond hand pad for dry grinding and wet grinding?

The suitability of a diamond hand pad for dry or wet grinding depends on the material and the pad itself. Some diamond hand pads are designed for wet use, while others are suitable for dry grinding. Check the manufacturer's specifications for guidance.

Q: Can diamond hand pads be used on curved or irregular surfaces?

Yes, diamond hand pads are versatile and can be used on flat, curved, or irregular surfaces. Their flexibility allows for contouring and shaping of various workpieces.

Q: Can I achieve a high-polish finish with a diamond hand pad?

Yes, with the right technique and progression through finer grits, you can achieve a high-polish finish on various materials using diamond hand pads. The finest grits are typically used for the polishing stage.

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