Axminster Trade Series AT8G2 Heavy Duty Grinder
Axminster Trade Series AT8G2 Heavy Duty Grinder
£152.56 (£127.13 Ex. VAT)

Axminster Trade Series AT8G2 Heavy Duty Grinder

Code: 505196

  • Trade rated 200mm bench grinder
  • Solid design and construction
  • 40mm diameter extraction outlets
  • Adjustable safety shield
  • Fitted with useful LED work light
  • 900W, 230V motor
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£152.56 (£127.13 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Axminster Trade Series AT8G2 Heavy Duty Grinder
  • Polishing Mop Adaptor - RH for AW8G2 & AW8SRG2
  • Diamond Dressing Block
  • Axminster Drill Grinding Attachment
Total: £198.61

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Trade Classification & 3 Year Guarantee

This is a Trade rated workshop grinder with plenty of power, good design, 200mm diameter wheels and solid construction. The base is 200 x 320mm and has four fixing points. The 900W induction motor runs exceptionally smoothly and provides adequate power for all types of grinding. The guards are very solid and have 40mm diameter outlets at the rear for connection to an extraction system. The tool rests and eye shields are robustly made, the eye shields being fully adjustable to any position. Finally, to finish off a good job the grinder is fitted with an LED work light and no-volt-release switch. Supplied with aluminium oxide 36g coarse stone, 60g medium stone. Please note, SIT Wire Brushes not compatible with this grinder.

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Bore Size 1.1/4"
Dust Extraction Outlet 40 mm
Grinding Wheel Diameter 200 mm
Model AT8G2
Nett Weight 28 kg
Power 900 W
Rating Trade
Speed 2,950 rpm
Voltage 230 V
Wheel Width 32 mm
Reviews (3)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews


James O'Kelly

15 November 2017

Very good value for money. I would recomend this to others.

Very good machine, good value for money. My only concern is the bore, and adaptors to fit other wheels. I have no problem with guard shields or on/off button, if you treat it properly they are fine. This was recommended to me for my woodturning tools and I'm very satisfied. I'm trying to get a finer wheel 180 to 200 grit that will fit the grinder, any help you can give me on this, maybe you can recommend. I can only express my satisfaction with this grinder, ideal for school woodwork rooms/workshops.

Ian Henderson

22 August 2017


You get a heavy piece of kit but...
1. The bolt holes don't line up with holes on Axminster Universal Bench Grinder Stand. Bit puzzling really as both are Axminster brand
2. I will be surprised if the safety shields last a month. They are basically plastic and are unlikely to withstand any sort of knock
3. The On/Off switch is fiddly to use. I can see the cover shielding the 2 switches disappearing pretty soon

It has the look and feel of a bit of cheap Chinese machinery. I should have bought a Creusen grinder which look better made.

Rob Evans

14 December 2016

Top piece of kit

Very happy with my grinder. I purchased it back in April and its been great. The fine stone grinds well and has proved to be hard wearing. I converted the left hand side to wire wheel so cannot comment about the rough stone performance. It spins up very smoothly indeed.

My only small niggle is the shaft size is not compatible with any of the adapters supplied with the 8 inch wire wheel currently sold by Axminster. I had to resort to 3D printing an adapter insert to match the shaft diameter of this bench grinder. Its an odd side diameter @ 30mm which may hinder some. Apart from this its been excellent all round.

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