Charnwood BG3 Bench Grinder / Polisher with Flexible Drive (3″) – BG3

£40.80 excl. VAT (£48.96 incl. VAT if applicable)


Charnwood BG3 Bench Grinder

Charnwood BG3 Bench Grinder/polisher with flexible drive.  Compact and versatile mini bench grinder for model makers.

This is really a multi-purpose tool capable of carrying out grinding, polishing & sanding operations on small components. One side is fitted with a grey grinding stone for sharpening (chisels, drill bits and tools), reshaping, deburring etc. The other side is fitted with a soft polishing wheel, able to polish and smooth all kinds of materials, such as precious metals, non-ferrous metals, stainless steel, glass, porcelain, wood, rubber and plastic. Some materials will require a suitable polishing compound to be used.

To add another level of versatility,Charnwood also include a power take off to fit a flexible rotary shaft. The rotary shaft has a 3.2mm collet chuck (compatible with Dremel type tools). Also included is a 100 piece accessory kit enabling a wide variety of applications such as engraving, carving, routing, cutting, sanding & polishing. The grinder sits on 4 rubber feet to provide a stable platform. It can also be secured to a work bench using the 4 mounting points provided.

Supplied with spark guards, eye shields, tool rests, rotary shaft, 100 piece accessory kit, 1.75m cable and UK 3 pin plug.



BG3 Specification

Motor (Induction) 50w (0.06hp)
Voltage 220~240v, 50hz
Max. Continuous Run Time 30 minutes
No Load Speed 2850rpm
Spindle Diameter 12.7mm (1/2″)
Grinding Wheel 75mm (3″) x 20mm (3/4″)
Grinding Wheel Grit Size 80g
Polishing Wheel 75mm (3″) x 13mm (1/2″)
Flexible Rotary Shaft Length 1000mm
Flexible Rotary Shaft Speed 2850rpm
Flexible rotary Shaft Chuck 3.2mm
Assembled Dimensions (WxDxH) 170mm x 190mm x 150mm
Shipping Dimensions (WxDxH) 230mm x 300mm x 210mm
Weight 4kg
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Warranty 1 year


UK Delivery options

Free delivery on most machines

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International Delivery options

Europe & Rest of the world

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