Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel: Aggressively Flexible Accessory Reviews

Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel: Aggressively Flexible


Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel Combines the Aggressiveness of a Grinding Wheel with the Flexibility of a Flap Disk

The new Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel promises to give you the aggressive performance of a grinding wheel with the flexibility and relative comfort of a flap disk. It’s a design that impressed the Pro Tool Innovation Awards judging team and made it a 2019 winner.

10-Second Summary

  • Available in 4-1/2″, 5″. 6″, and 7″ sizes
  • Type 29, 36 grit wheels
  • Lighter, cooler operating, and quieter with less dust than comparable abrasive wheels
  • Great for weld seam removal, mill-scale removal, beveling
  • Works well with hardened metals, stainless steel, high-tensile alloys, and more

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Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel: The Magic is in the Ceramic

Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel: Aggressively FlexibleAt the risk of repeating ourselves, the Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel boasts an impressive combination of aggressive performance and flexibility. It’s the ceramic abrasive connected to a fiberglass backing that makes the magic.

The result is grinding performance with a fast removal rate in a relatively lightweight wheel that runs cooler with less noise and dust than comparable abrasive wheels.

It works great on hardened metals, stainless steel, high-tensile alloys, heat-sensitive metals, and much more. Some of the common tasks you might tackle with these include removing weld seams or mill-scale and beveling, among others.

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7 Flavors to Choose From

Every member of the Metabo Speed-Flex Ceramic Wheel family is a 36 grit, Type 29 wheel. The differences boil down to wheel and arbor diameters. All but the 5″ size comes with either a 7/8″ or 5/8-11 arbor. Here’s what you have to choose from:

  • 4-1/2″ with 7/8″ arbor
  • 4-1/2″ with 5/8-11 arbor
  • 5″ with 7/8″ arbor
  • 6″ with 7/8″ arbor
  • 6″ with 5/8-11 arbor
  • 7″ with 7/8″ arbor
  • 7″ with 5/8-11 arbor

You can see more on Metabo’s website and keep your eyes open for your favorite Metabo retailer to have them in stock. While you’re clicking around, check out some of the other 2019 Pro Tool Innovation Award Winners!

 

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