The angle grinder is a multipurpose effects that can sharpen blades, decrease down steel or mortar, sand off colouring, and chop tile. This object is designed to quickly perform jobs when the genuine grinding shove is used, and tile is no exception. When installing tile, sections must be divide elsewhere so that the tile can fit encircling obstacles such as floor vents, toilet flanges, and electrical outlets. Angle grinders are available in deviating sizes, on the other hand one of the most colloquial sizes for cutting tile is the 4-inch grinder.
1. Degree the length and Breadth of the article that the tile needs to fit on all sides of with the tape degree. Point with a pencil the alike measurements on the face, or top side of the tile. Cause the straight borderline to associate the pencil marks. For rounded objects such as a toilet flange, assemble a cardboard template the exact twin magnitude as the tile. Decrease the template with a service edge to fit where the actual tile Testament be placed. Situate the template on a tile and hint it with the pencil.
2. Accommodation the tile on a donkeywork table so that the line that must be decrease is hanging over the limit of the drudgery table. Call the clamps to secure the tile to the table, and position the clamps so that they Testament not be in the street when you abbreviate the tile.
Remove the nut by pressing the lock button on the top of the grinder to keep the shaft from spinning, and by using the provided wrench to turn the nut counterclockwise. Behind the nut is a washer that also must be removed. The washer just slides off of the shaft.3. Install the carbide-grinding wheel on the 4-inch grinder. Located on the bottom side, and near the front of the grinder is a nut and washer secured to a threaded shaft. Place the carbide blade on the shaft, and then place the washer and nut onto the shaft. Tighten the nut with the wrench by holding the lock button, and turning the wrench clockwise.
4. Plug in the grinder and press the power button until it locks. With the power button locked, the wheel will turn continuously. This feature allows you to focus on controlling the grinder, and not on keeping the power button pressed in. Hold the angle grinder sideways so that the grinding wheel is at a vertical angle to the horizontal tile. This means the grinder should be positioned so the thin edge of the grinding wheel is facing up so that it can cut into the edge of the tile.
5. Cut the tile at its outer edge with the grinder. Place the blade up to the edge of the tile, and follow the traced line with the blade until you have cut out the portion of tile you're removing.