Start your homebuilt grinder project off with our steel D-Plate, Platen with with our Nexus Aluminum 2″ Idler Wheels and our 3″ tracking Wheel and 5″ Drive Wheel.
Our D-shaped Plate was designed for deep slack belt grinding. The plate is CNC cut from 3/8″ steel. Wheel mounting holes are 1/2″-13 accurately tapped. The centre mounting hole is 1/2″ diameter and the U-shape adjusting slot accepts a 3/8″ bolt. The slots for a platen mounting bracket are 1/4″ wide and 6″ apart. The axle holes are 10.5″ center to centre and will accept an 8″ long platen.
Our set includes two (2) of our Nexus Aluminum Idler Wheels with sealed 1/2″ ID bearings, two (2) grade 8 bolts 3 1/2″ long, 1/2″-13 threads, with machine washers, and nyloc nuts.
One, 3″ diameter x 2-1/4″ wide precision CNC lathe turned aluminum Tracking Wheel with sealed 1/2″ ID bearings. The tracking wheel is crowned on a CNC lathe to ensure accurate belt tracking. The bearings fit a 1/2″ axle bolt.
One, 5″ diameter precision CNC lathe turned aluminum Drive Wheel. This drive wheel is also dished out on one side. The drive wheel is crowned to ensure accurate belt tracking. The face of the drive wheel is 2-1/4″ wide. The set screw (included) is 1/4-20 & 1/2″ long and is offset to assist with the installations on shorter drive shafts. Please note that the bore of this drive wheel is 5/8″ and also has a standard key way.