|Item Weight||37 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||1 x 1 x 1 inches|
|Item model number||JBG-6A|
|Item Package Quantity||1|
|Warranty Description||2 Year|
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JET 577101 6-Inch Industrial Bench Grinder
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- UL listed, 1/2-horsepower 1-phase motor
- Totally enclosed pre-lubricated ball bearings
- Heavy-duty guarded toggle switch on 8 and 10 inches
- Rubber mounts prevent movement
- Includes two 6-inch wheels (36-grit and 60-grit)
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Perfect for cleaning, sharpening, buffing, removing rust, or removing burs from metal, the Jet 577101 JBG-6A bench grinder comes with industrial-grade 36-grit and 60-grit 6-inch wheels for maximum versatility. The 1/2-horsepower, 115-volt motor operates at 3,450 rpm and delivers plenty of power for heavy grinding. The grinder sits on a rubber foot to prevent unwanted movement and can be bolted down if desired for maximum stability.
The Jet 577101 features totally enclosed pre-lubricated ball bearings, cast-iron wheel guards and dust vents, one-piece quick adjusting spark guards, and large eye shields with quick adjustment for maximum safety. It's backed by a 2-year limited warranty.
What's in the Box
One Jet 577101 JBG-6A bench grinder, two 6-inch wheels (36-grit and 60-grit), hardware, and operating and assembly instructions.
- Motor: 1/2 horsepower, 1 phase, 115 volt
- Wheel diameter: 6-inch diameter, 3/4-inch thickness
- Wheel speed: 3,450 rpm
- Wheel grits: 36 and 60
- Shaft diameter: 1/2-inch
- Dimensions: 18 inches by 10-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches
- Warranty: 2 years, limited
Top Customer Reviews
I must say, at this point though, that aside from the wobble issue, the whole grinder seems very well built and is incredibly "Beefy." I was very impressed with the cast iron wheel housings and tool rests, ... much better than the stamped sheet metal on cheaper models. The unit was nice and heavy and did not budge during normal use just sitting on its rubber feet on my workbench. The motor seemed very powerful and did not bog down at all under any normal usage.
I sent the machine back to Amazon for a return (which went very smoothly), in hopes that the second machine would live up to earlier reviews in regards to smoothness. The second machine was much better, but there was still a slight wobble, maybe 1/16" visible upon slow rotation of the wheels by hand. The noise and vibration during operation was much less noticeable than the earlier machine.
Looking more closely at the construction and possible culprits, it appeared to me that the stamped "cup" flanges on either side of the wheels may not have been stamped perfectly flat/true from one surface to the other.Read more ›
The tool rests are cast iron, which I viewed as a selling point. However, they are minimally adjustable, and cannot be raised at or above center. This makes the grinder difficult to use for grinding lathe cutting tools and drill bits. Large non-precision items such as axes and mower blades are not a problem.
Showed up with wheels needing very little truing and running very smooth, because of this it will live for a few months on my bench as all I really need it for is sharpening TIG tungstans. If I needed it for anything more, it would be going back today, as always should have simply sucked it up and spent money for a real tool, not this cobbled together chinese garbage.
Jet is dead, simple as that, no real value, no real quality.
The accessory parts are all there and easy to install. I highly recommend this is you're looking for a bench grinder.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I bought this bench grinder from an American company thinking it was made in America. I was wrong it's made in Taiwan. Read morePublished 3 months ago by ECP75
Nice grinder, smooth running. Tool rests are good, but castings are not perfect (still better than the Baldor I originally ordered!!!) Good value.Published 6 months ago by sciguy
Garbage. Bolts are painted and over torqued. It's a bench grinder and changing the wheels should maybe be accounted for. Read morePublished 8 months ago by TJ H
Powerful motor!!! CANNOT be stopped when grinding heavy material without getting EXTREMELY down and dirty on this unit. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Steve O.
Wonderful grinder. They run so smooth & quiet. It arrived well packaged and on time. Thank you Jet & Amazon.com.Published 11 months ago by Mike
The JET ran perfect right out of the box, no vibration and fast start.Published 14 months ago by Joe
I needed to upgrade from my old Ryobi grinder that I have been using for the past year and decided get the 1/2 HP Jet. Read morePublished 15 months ago by JSMW