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Tormek T-8 Water Cooled Precision Sharpening System, 10 Inch Stone

Product Name:Tormek T-8 Water Cooled Precision Sharpening System, 10 Inch Stone
Price range:From $717
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  • Universal Support Built into Cast Housing guarantees Minimal Play
  • Advanced Water Trough with Improved Screw Lift, Magnetic Scraper
  • Includes Water Chute for Sharpening Longer Knives
  • Cast Zinc Drive Wheel
  • Hand book and DVD Included

TORMEK T-8 maximises the precision thanks to the revolutionary fully cast housing which guarantees minimal play for the Universal support. This gives you the best conditions possible to succeed with your sharpening. Tormek’s unique drive system is efficient and manages to hold a constant speed, even under full load. The Tormek Original Grindstone sharpens all qualities of steel, including HSS. The machine features a number of elaborated details, like instant stone locking with EzyLock, water trough with lift and a removable magnet scraper for efficient cleansing. Dimensions: Width 270 mm (10 5/8″), Depth 270 mm (10 5/8″), Height 330 mm (12″) Weight: Shipping weight 39 lbs, Machine only 32.6 lbs. Grindstone: Tormek Original 250mm Grindstone, Aluminium oxide, 90 rpm, torque 14.7 Nm. Leather Honing Wheel. Stainless steel main shaft and EzyLock. Housing: Zinc cast top and frame. Sides in ABS plastic. Motor: Industrial single phase, 200 W (input) 115 V, 60 Hz. Continuous duty, Maintenance-free. Silent running, 54 dB. 25,000 hour life Includes SE-77 Square Edge Jig, TT-50 Truing and Dressing Tool, SP-650 Stone Grader, WM-200 AngleMaster, PA 700 Honing Compound

Product info:

Part NumberT-8
Item Weight40 pounds
Product Dimensions15 x 11.5 x 15 inches
Item model numberT8
Power Sourceac
Voltage115 volts
Item Package Quantity1
Batteries Included?No
Batteries Required?No


Latest Reviews:

1.It is expensive, but it’s a great tool. It does a remarkable job at sharpening kitchen knives–and they stay sharp. No more hiding the one good sharp knife (laboriously sharpened with a stone) that I need, and then my wife finds it and begins to use it and somehow dulls it. All the knives that I sharpened are still sharp! I have sharpened a few chisels, but no plane blades yet. Flattening the back of a chisel is easily done on the side of the wheel. I knew that I could change the apparent grit on the wheel from 220 to about 1000 by using the abrader block that comes with the tool, but I had not realized that I could use the honing wheel to polish the entire bevel to a fine finish. (Use the included angle setup tool on the smaller honing wheel to accomplish this step.) I think I prefer to use a fine water or diamond stone to remove the wire edge after the other sharpening steps are done. I have used the honing wheel for this purpose, as suggested by the manual, but it is a bit difficult to get the back of the chisel exactly tangential to the honing wheel at the contact point. I inadvertently put a small reverse bevel on the back of a few chisels before I realized my mistake. They would still shave, however.

2.Easy set up & east to use. For the naysayers- it’s a tool, learn how to use it with patience & open eyes & ears, read the instructions or pay attention when watching the video.

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