Bench Surface Grinder for Small Shops

May 11, 2018
Palmgren's bench grinder features a spiral bevel gear for easy vertical movement of the spindle head.

A perfect choice for small shops, Palmgren’s 6 x 12 Bench Surface Grinder is an economical option because it has many of the same features found on larger units. The grinder’s Meehanite cast iron construction reduces vibrations while maintaining rigidity and accuracy. Its precision steel balls produce an extremely smooth table operation along the ways. It features a swarf guard, easy-to-read dials, and an optional heavy-duty steel floor stand.


Horsepower3/4Volts115Phase1RPM3,600Table Size6 in. x 12 in.T-Slot Size1/2 in.Max Grinding Length12-1/2 in.Max Grinding Width6-11/16 in.Table to Center of Spindle11Wheel Size (Dia x W x Bore)7 in. x 1/2 in. x 1-1/4 in.Vertical Feed Graduation0.0005 in.Cross Feed Graduation0.001 in.Coolant PumpNoWeight450 lb.



  • Meehanite cast iron construction- stress relieved to minimize vibration while maintaining rigidity and accuracy
  • Precision steel balls produce extremely smooth operation of table along the ways
  • Hand scraped ways
  • Spindle and motor are a direct drive design and are dynamically balanced minimum vibration
  • Swarf guard
  • Large easy to read dials
  • Spiral bevel gear for easy vertical movement of the spindle head
  • 9670109 Optional Steel Floor Stand