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The BG448 has a removable platen and work table that allows for slack belt grinding or platen grinding. The BG448 offers; quick belt change, versatile platen, contact wheel and adjustable work rest. The BG448 belt grinder is great for aggressive grinding, beveling, deburring, descaling, polishing, finishing and tool sharpening.

Kalamazoo Industries Inc., BG448 4 x 48 Industrial Abrasive Belt Grinder has a 8″ x 4″ serrated 70 duro contact wheel. The high 7200 surface speed allows for quick metal removal with minimal heat! BG448 has a powerful 3HP 1PH 110 or 220V and or 3PH 220V or 460v (specify phase and voltage at time of order)

The BG448 has a work space of  W 4″ x H 10″.

Kalamazoo Industries Inc., BG448 4 x 48 industrial abrasive belt grinder has a multi-position head that goes vertical/horizontal and any position in between. The access point are two holes located on the hub of the contact wheel.  All you need to do is place your Allen Wrench into the hole loosen the socket head caps screws slightly, tilt to desired position and then re-secure.

BG448 multi-position belt grinder specifications 

  • Multi-position belt grinder from vertical to horizontal.

  • 4″ x 48″ belt grinder.

  • 3HP 1PH TEFC motor, 110 or 220V (specify at time of order) and or 3PH 220v or 440V (specify voltage at time of order) 7200 SFPM.

  • Over all dimensions: L 14″ x W 18″ x H 26″.

  • Platen work surface: W 4″ x H 10″.

  • Contact wheel work surface: 8″ x 4″.

  • 70 duro serrated contact wheel.

  • 1 phase amp draws: 115V FLA is 24 amps and 230V FLA 12 amps

  • 3 phase amp draws: 230V FLA is 8.4 amps and 480V FLA 4.2 amps

  • Full work movement from left to right.

  • Removable platen and work table.

  • Weight: 228 LBS (with stand)


This product has applications in the following industries: Energy, Oil/Natural Gas, Petro/Chemical, Knife Manufacturing, Automotive, Metal Foundries, as well as many other Manufacturing and Fabrication environments.

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