2x48 Steele Grinder


This machine continues to impress us. It is a machine capable of keeping up with anything you can throw at it while being run off a standard household 110V outlet and taking up less shop space than anything comparable.

This model takes a 2x48" belt and comes equipped with a pre-wired 1.5hp motor and VFD speed controller. Don't worry about needing to find a motor and compatible VFD and learn how to wire it: we did all the leg work and all you'll need to do is bolt the motor to the machine.


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Please note, this product is sadly only available to ship to locations within the United States.





Our machines have a broad range of compatible accessories but what sets them apart is how versatile they are as a stand-alone unit. The 360° rotating platen has a 2" and 3" contact wheel for profiling, hollow grinding and having a wheel-good time. With the platen rotated 180°, you have the use of a slack belt. To have this many options without a tool-change is phenomenal.

All of our wheels are rubber coated. This gives enhanced traction from the drive wheel to the belt for keeping up with the power requirements of a heavy-hogging grind and means you get phenomenal contact-wheel performance without chatter.  

The 2x48 is a small unit but it packs a punch. A shorter belt allows the use of a smaller motor and therefore a 110V outlet, without a sacrifice in torque. Despite it's compact size it is a machine that is capable of accepting every accessory from a 1/4" small wheel attachment all the way up to a surface grinding attachment.

It is the perfect solution for a maker with limited space and has use applications to everyone from a knifemaker, to blacksmith, to woodworker, to jeweler or engraver. For grinding knives, sharpening tools or shaping wax, a belt grinder like this is a phenomenal addition to your shop.



Tech Specs:

  • · 2x48” belt length
  • · 1.5hp 2 pole motor with 4” drive wheel
  • · 0-4100 surface feet per minute belt speed controlled by pre-wired VFD speed controller.
  • Simply bolt the motor on and it's plug and play.
  • · 6” long platen backing
  • · 360° rotating platen allows use of: flat platen, slack belt, 2" and 3" contact wheels
  • · Rubber coated wheels for smooth performance and great belt traction
  • · Flat plane belt tracking for accurate belt alignment
  • · Fully welded frame
  • · 3 arm slots
  • · Includes fixed work rest
  • · Platen arm also accepts small wheels attachments.
  • • Flips from vertical to horizontal with optional bench stand
  • · Made in Australia by 84 Engineering

Please note, the grinder and motor/VFD will ship in 2 or more separate boxes.  



Please be warned. Using these products can be extremely dangerous and can cause serious bodily harm.

You as the purchaser of the product are acknowledging the risks involved and accepting full responsibility for injury and damages related to its purchase and use. You are therefore releasing our company, employees and representatives from any and all liability related to its use.

Do not under any circumstances operate the equipment without training, eye, ear and respiratory protection. Do not manipulate adjustments or change belts with the machine powered. Do not make modifications to the equipment or use power different than specified.


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