A-0009C – Big Boy C

Used to remove paint and steel from flat surfaces and pipes. There are ball barrings in the head of the file that make flat grinding smooth and precise. Used with our A-0108 Angle Grinder with the A-0060 Handle Adapter or the A-0060RB handle.

Technical data
  • Total length – 95mm
  • Teeth length– 32mm
  • Weight – 340g


Introduction to the grinding file

A-0009C – Big Boy C is used to remove paint and steel from flat surfaces and pipes. The grinding file can be attached our angle grinder, in which are 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, fire guards, Hot Work permit, habitats and demanding clean-up work.

Frequently asked questions

Maximum temperature?     60°C
Noise level during use?     81dB
Lifetime of the grinding file?     24 000 Spot (5x5cm)

Health, Safety and the Environment

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

Long lasting

Safety Tools Allmet files and discs should not be treated as normal consumer goods because they are very durable. We have rented our grinding solutions for over a decade in the North Sea. Our customers often state that our files and discs last hundreds of times longer than conventional high quality grinding files and discs.

Micrometer result

Average of 63 µm surface using this grinding file.
Result after grinding follows the SSPC SP-11 surface treatment standard.






Certified grinding without «hot work permit»

The grinding file fits the following air tool:

Proposed application areas:

Surface spot grinding

Corrective maintenance on platforms

Corrosion maintenance on ships

Engine room surface maintenance

Mechanical maintenance

Topside corrosion maintenance

Grinding and surface preparation on live fixed pipelines

Remove coating in layers

And many more