A-0500 – Grinding disc for paint

Used to remove paint and steel from flat surfaces and pipes on larger surface areas. Comparable to a flap disc. Great for deck edges with limited space.

Technical data
  • Diameter – 80mm
  • Speed – 1000 RPM
  • Weight – 410g


Introduction to the grinding disc for paint

A-0500 – Grinding disc for paint is the only Ex-certified grinding disc. The grinding disc is made up of 95% wolfram carbide. The hardness reaches 9,7 on the Rockwell scale. The disc is certified safe to use in ATEX↵ gas zone 1 and 2 and ATEX dust zone 21 and 22. Stop the need for time-consuming risk analysis and cost bound to shutdowns, fireguards, Hot Work permits↵, habitats, and demanding clean-up work.

Frequently asked questions

The maximum operating temperature is 60°C
The maximum noise level during use is 81dB
The estimated lifetime of the grinding disc is 32 000 Spot (5x5cm)

Health, Safety, and the Environment

Our grinding products are designed to comply with Health Safety & the Environment (HSE & OSHA) requirements. Offering low vibration, low heat, and low noise levels. The fragments produced are large, blunt, and will stay within a few centimeters/inches of your work area. This makes cleaning up simple and safe.


Our Ex-certified rotating grinding files and discs should not be treated as common consumer goods because they are durable. We have rented our grinding solutions for over two decades in the North Sea. Our customers often state that our rotating grinding files and discs last hundreds of times longer than conventional high-quality grinding files and discs.

Micrometer result

Average of 72 µm surface using this grinding disc.
The result after grinding follows the SSPC SP-11 surface treatment standard.






Ex-certified grinding without «hot work permit»

A-0500 GDP spot grinding

Proposed application areas:

Corrective maintenance on platforms

Corrosion maintenance on ships

Engine room surface maintenance

Mechanical maintenance

Topside corrosion maintenance

Remove coating in layers

Remove or smooth edges

And many more