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Belt Grinder Wheels


The 2" x 2" Idler wheels were designed by Wilmont Grinders for durability and good looks. They have been anodized red so they will last longer and stand up to more abuse. They house larger bearings than most use and are therefore rated at higher RPM's and should last a very long time before needing the bearings replaced. The below wheel uses 35mm bearings with a 1/2 hole for mounting. We use a 1/2 hex head bolt for mounting to Flat Platens here at Wilmont. You can use conventional 1/2 washers to shim this out from a flat platen. This wheel has a spacer between the bearings, therefore overtightening of the through bolt is not possible.


2" Idler wheel for the Flat Platen



Chris's Tips
Our 2" idler wheels have bearings big enough to use a conventional 1/2 washer to space them out from a flat platen.
Not all 2" wheels will do this, before we started making our own 2" wheels I bought one from another vendor online and when I used a conventional 1/2 washer to shim it out the washer touched both the inner and outer race on the bearing. Which locked up the bearing and smoke followed shortly. Don't forget the inner race does not move and the outer race does, Don't pin them together with too big a washer (Not possible with our wheels).




Note: If you order this item, you will only get one wheel, the photo above shows two wheels.


 Add a 2" idler wheel to your cart. 2" wheel is $60 delivered.
 






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2" contact wheel

Our Newest contact wheel has been 6  months in development.
This Poly wheel has large enough bearings to use a conventional 1/2 washer to space it out. It is a 70 Duro poly wheel. This contact wheel has a spacer between the bearings so over tightening is not possible.







Chris's Tips
This contact wheel has large enough bearings to space it out from your flat platten using conventional 1/2 washer as purchased from your local Hardware store. I personally use a 1/2x13 bolt 3" long when attaching it to a flat platten. I next put enough 1/2 washers between the flat platten and this contact wheel to get it where I need it. This poly wheel will not have its corners abrade easily if abused like other poly wheels I have used in the past. I have found it wears like a rubber wheel.




Add one each 2" contact wheel to your
shopping cart. The 2" contact wheel is
$60 delivered.








2" Economy Wheel



This new 2" economy wheel is made of PVC, and after the last three months of testing I am pretty pleased with it as a low cost alternative to our aluminum wheels. This wheel is 2" in diameter and 2" wide and uses the same large bearings as our aluminum wheels.

This wheel is $35 shipped for one wheel and $60 shipped for two.


 Add one each 2" PVC wheel to your 
shopping cart
: The 2" PVC wheel is
$35 delivered for 1 or $60 delivered for 2.
                              





Chris's Tips
This contact wheel has large enough bearings to space it out from your flat platten using conventional 1/2 washer as purchased from your local Hardware store. I personally use a 1/2x13 bolt 3" long when attaching it to a flat platten. I next put enough 1/2 washers between the flat platten and this contact wheel to get it where I need it. This poly wheel will not have its corners abrade easily if abused like other poly wheels I have used in the past. I have found it wears like a rubber wheel.





 


Tracking wheel


4" Tracking Wheel

This Tracking Wheel is 4 inches in diameter and is 2.5" wide. it has a slight crown and has 40mm bearings in it with a 1/2 ID hole.  Shown above is both a top and bottom view of what the tracking wheel looks like. This Tracking Wheel is $75.00 each delivered

Note: If you order this item, you will only get one wheel, the photo above shows two wheels.
We just use a conventional 3"long 1/2 x 13 bolt to bolt our tracking wheel to our grinder. We also use conventional 1/2" washers to space out the tracking wheel the appropriate amount.


Chris's tips
Our 4 inch tracking wheel uses even bigger bearings than our 2" idler wheels. So what does that mean, that you can use a conventional 1/2 washer to space out your tracking wheel to get it inline with your drive wheel.


Note: If you order this item, you will only get one wheel, the photo above shows two wheels.
Add a 4" Tracking Wheel to your Cart:
4" tracking wheel is $75 delivered











Economy tracking wheel (PVC)







This new 4" economy wheel is made of PVC, and after the last three months of testing I am pretty pleased with it as a low cost alternative to our aluminum wheels. This wheel is 4" in diameter and 2.5" wide and uses the same large bearings as our aluminum wheels.

This wheel is $55 shipped to your door.



Add a 4" PVC tracking wheel to your shopping cart.

4" Economy tracking wheel is $55 delivered.

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5" drive wheel



Our Red 5" Drive Wheel has a 5/8" bore, that is keyed. This drive wheel is made from 6061 aluminum, Turned and then anodized to increase the hardness and longevity. 5" diameter x 2-1/4" width, 5/8" ID with 3/16" key way and a 1/4" x 20 Thread Socket Set Screw (included). This wheel is designed for direct mounting on a 5/8" shaft. The face is crowned and the area that touches the belt has contoured edges for stable belt tracking. We are proud of this addition to the Wilmont product line and are confident you will enjoy the added features this wheel provides.







5" diameter x 2-1/4" width, 5/8" ID




Chris's Tips

I used a 4" drive wheel for the first 1 1/2 years I ran my Wilmont but after I did the math on the SFPM (Surface feet per minute) and checked it against my favorite belts rated suggested SFPM I realized a 5" drive wheel was in order.
I think you all might agree once you try it, especially if you use a Blaze 50 grit ceramic belt. My favorite belt by the way.



Note: If you order this item, you will only get one wheel, the photo above shows two wheels.


Add a 5" Drive Wheel to your Cart:
5" drive wheel is $99 delivered



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