Grinder/Sander is designed for heavy-duty use.

Press Release Summary:

TOP CAT® Model 520VK vertical grinder/sander is available in versions that include 7 or 9 in. configurations for both Type 27 or Type 28 grinding wheels; and 4, 5, or 7 in. sizes for sanding discs. Wheel guard version includes drive flange wrench, while sanding pad version comes with sanding disc mounting nut and wrench. Tool has 1,500 W, 2 hp motor with rated speeds of 6,000-12,000 rpm. All versions include comfort-grip handles to protect hands and handle isolators.

Original Press Release:

T.C. Service Introduces TOP CAT® 520VK 2-HP Vertical Grinder/Sander

WILLOUGHBY, OHIO - October 2002 - T. C. Service Company has recently introduced the TOP CAT® Model 520VK vertical grinder/sander. The American-made pneumatic tool is designed for heavy-duty grinding and sanding applications.

There are several versions of the new grinder/sander available. These include 7" or 9" configurations for both Type 27 or Type 28 grinding wheels; and 4", 5" or 7" sizes for sandinig discs.
The wheel guard versions include a drive flange wrench, while the sanding pad version comes with a sanding disc mounting nut and an appropriate wrench. Other configurations are also available.

All versions include comfort-grip handles to protect hands, as well as built-in handle isolators. They each come with a service manual and complete operating instructions. Depressed-center adapters are available as optional accessories.

The vertical grinder/sander's 1,500-watt, 2-horsepower motor has rated speeds of 6,000 to 12,000 RPM. The choice of speed depends upon the application. The tool has the power to perform heavy-duty grinding and sanding, yet it runs quiet with low sound emissions.

Weighing just 6.7 lbs. (3.0 Kg), and with a height-over-spindle of 7.7" (196 mm), the 520VK is an ergonomically designed, hand-held power tool. Other specifications are as follows: working
air consumption-40 cfm (18.9 L/s); air inlet size-1/2" NPT (1/2" BPT available); hose size recommendation-1/2" (13 mnm) and arbor size-5/8" - 11".

T. C. Service Co. is a manufacturer of pneumatic hand tools such as grinders (horizontal, vertical, right-angle and die), scalers, chipping hammers, rammers and air saws for the foundry,
casting. welding, metal fabricating and construction industries. T. C. Service products are marketed and distributed in the U. S. and internationally.

For more information on the Model 520VK vertical grinder/sander, please contact: T. C. Service Co., 38285 Pelton Road, Willoughby, OH 44094, Phone: (800) 321-6876, Fax:(877) 800-3589,
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