Item # 20638 BRAND: Eastwood

Eastwood Expander Wheel

Conforms to slightly contoured pieces and leaves a smooth uniform finish.
Conforms to slightly contoured pieces and leaves a smooth uniform finish.
Eastwood Expander Wheel is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 9.
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Conforms to slightly contoured pieces and leaves a smooth uniform finish.
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Eastwood Expander Wheel

Description

The Eastwood soft natural rubber Expander Wheel conforms to slightly contoured pieces and leaves a smooth uniform finish.

  • Perfect for buffing sanding & developing soft or sharp edges in metal
  • Use with 6" abrasive bands
  • 6 Inch diameter Expander Wheel 1.5 Inch width
  • Fits arbor sizes 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 1"

Can be used with abrasive bands Scotch Brite belts or the Trizact belts. They stay firmly in place because centrifugal force expands the rubber wheel. The Expander Wheel is designed to run at 2400 rpm so excessive cutting does not occur. The perfect tool for buffing sanding & developing soft or sharp edges in metal. Can be used for anything from sharpening tungsten electrodes to polishing stainless knife blades.

Specifications

Wheel Diameter: 6 Inches
Wheel Width: 1-1/2 Inches
Maximum Operating Speed: 2,400 RPM
Arbor Adapter Sizes: 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 1"

3 different size adapters. Do not operate wheel if damaged or without a belt installed.

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(1) Eastwood Expander Wheel

Accessories

Eastwood Expander Wheel Expandable Rubber Drum For Sanding Or Grinding Belts Polishing & Cleaning & Derusting & Deburring Working In Metal

Application Tips

Perfect For Buffing Sanding & Developing Soft Or Sharp Edges In Metal

Safety Information

Always wear appropriate eye protection. Keep loose clothing, jewelry and long hair away from rotating components. Do not operate wheel if damaged or without a belt installed.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to my Eastwood buffer motor ! I have had my Expander wheel for 6 years now and it is my go to gadget for all of my light sanding details. You will find many uses for this wheel once you get it, I polished up my english wheel anvils in a heartbeat. I highly recommend this item.
Date published: 2020-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Love this product, so easy to switch belts and results are great!
Date published: 2019-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expander wheel is a must have in my toolbox Expander wheel makes quick work of dirty, Rusty old parts and we'll make them look new again. It's size allows you to get into small areas yet large enough to make quick work of most work pieces. Another one of Eastwood's home runs!
Date published: 2018-02-21
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Questions & Answers

Do you make a 6" x 2 1/2" expanding wheel?

Asked by: Rckr55
Currently we do not offer a wider version of our Expander Wheel.
Answered by: John S
Date published: 2020-09-08

When used on stainless, how long can you expect a belt to last, they appear to be quite expensive

Asked by: old rusty nuts
There will be too many variables when to give an idea of how long the belt will last.
Answered by: SeanW
Date published: 2021-05-28

what direction do these drums run,which way do you put it on arbor?

Asked by: jch1
This unit will spend clockwise, this drum will fit on any arbor sizes 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 1"
Answered by: Dakota W
Date published: 2020-07-07

Is the expander wheel good for knife sharpening, not polishing, with trizact belts ? I would run it on my Eastwood 1hp, 2 speed buffer, at low speed.

Asked by: 6PTsocket
This is not something we test for unfortunately. We strictly test for automotive use only. We apologize for the confusion.
Answered by: Kelly H
Date published: 2020-07-07

What size sanding belts do these take?

Asked by: Randy
These take belts that are 1-1/2" X 18-15/16. This is the same as belts for a 6 inch diameter wheel.
Answered by: Scott C
Date published: 2021-04-24

when will this expander wheel be in stock? thank you

Asked by: goreng
These are due in Mid February.
Answered by: Scott C
Date published: 2020-07-07

So this won't work on standard bench grinders?  All of my bench grinders run at 3400-3600 RPM, even many buffing motors turn at those RPMs.  I'd love to buy this, but not if I have to buy another motor just for this...  thanks Mark

Asked by: Blacksmith Mark
Anything above the 2400 RPM would damage the wheel.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2020-07-07

What machine can I mount this wheel on?

Asked by: Woodsman
This will fit any machine with arbor sizes 1/2", 5/8", 3/4", 1" and a max speed of 2400 RPM or less.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2020-07-07
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