Grinding Machine Using Faulty HDD

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Intro: Grinding Machine Using Faulty HDD

Hi All, This time we will be preparing a useful tool using an old faulty HDD. Yes.....

Its a grinding machine. very handy tool which is very efficient and can be used for sharpening, grinding & roughing small tools. follow these simple steps and DIY a powerful, Efficient & Handy Grinding machine

Step 1: Things You Need

1.Faulty HDD (Power circuit should be working fine)

2.Sand Paper

3.Screw Driver

Step 2: Start With

Trace out & cut the sand paper using the faulty HDD disk.

Remove all internal parts of the HDD (Read Write Arm, HDD Disk, Magnets etc...)

Step 3: Final Steps

Fix the sand paper on to the HDD motor using the same screws.cut the sand paper around the corner if required for free movement. secure / Protect the PCB from moisture & dust as shown in the image. use the power port of the SMPS / you can use an adapter and tweek it with the SMPS port.

You are ready to go...

Step 4: Grinding Machine - Ready



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    5 Discussions


    6 months ago

    haha this is a great idea!


    Answer 6 months ago

    I used the same power port from the SMPS.


    6 months ago

    I wonder how hard it would be to make an angle grinder like this. Great project!!

    1 reply