Updated April 12, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

The 10 Best Grinding Wheels For Paint Removal

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Whether you are refinishing an old piece of furniture or have to recoat a fading garage door, you won't be able to get the job done efficiently without a grinding wheel. These tools rotate at high speeds when attached to a grinder or drill, quickly removing layers of unwanted paint, so you can start anew. You can also use them on a host of other materials, like lacquer, glue and epoxy. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best grinding wheels for paint removal on Amazon.

10. EDiamondTools MWP0718A7

9. Trenion Tornado

8. Altcut Products 2270

7. Black Hawk Easy Strip

6. EDiamondTools AWP0710A5

5. Weiler Conflex

4. EDiamondTools Aggressive

3. Katzco Two-Pack

2. Trenion Megatron

1. DeWalt DW4774

Editor's Notes

April 10, 2019:

In compiling this list, the main goal was to provide a varied selection of products and hopefully make it easy for professionals and amateurs alike to find the right tool for their specific construction or home improvement needs. With grinding wheels, and particularly those designed for paint removal, grit rating, maximum rotations per minute, diameter, and compatibility with grinders and drills are the main features that set one model apart from the next. This is why you'll find items here in a range of sizes and with many distinct segment shapes. Choosing the right balance of features is important and can shave minutes or even hours off the time you spend grinding. For instance, the Altcut Products 2270 with its small segments is an appropriate option for small-scale paint removal projects, whereas the EDiamondTools AWP0710A5 is best suited to tackling tougher jobs.


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on April 12, 2019 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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