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Meuleuse et scie lapidaire

6inch Lapidary Cabbing machine

Our 6" Lapidary Cabochon Cabbing Grinder, a high-quality machines designed for use in the glass, ceramic, crystal, and superhard material industries. This cabbing machines boasts a 5/8" stainless steel shaft with ball bearings, 7pcs aluminum spacers and flanges, and a locknut for secure operation. The thermal protected ball bearing motor is 3/4HP and provides reliable power for all your grinding and polishing needs. The hood is made of durable 304 stainless steel for long-lasting use.One of the standout features of this cabbing machine is the adjustable drip water system with 8 shut off valves for each wheel. This system ensures that your wheels stay cool and lubricated during use, resulting in smoother, more efficient grinding and polishing. The shaft is tapped for a ¼-20 spin-on polish head on the right end and a 1/2" aluminum lap or diamond facet laps on the left end, providing versatility for a range of applications. The machines accepts silicon carbide or diamond wheels or rubber expandable drums, making it suitable for a variety of materials.Compared to other lapidary cabbing machines on the market, such as the Cab King Lapidary, EZ Cab machines , Lortone Cabbing Machine, and Diamond Pacific Cabbing machines , our 8" Lapidary Cabochon Cabbing Grinder offers several advantages. Firstly, our machines features a larger work space, allowing for more efficient processing of larger pieces. Additionally, the 3/4HP motor provides more power than some comparable models, while the adjustable drip water system ensures consistent cooling and lubrication. Finally, our machines is competitively priced and offers exceptional value for the quality and features it provides.In summary, our *8 Lapidary Cabochon Cabbing Grinder is a versatile and reliable machines that is ideal for use in a range of industries. With its sturdy construction, powerful motor, and adjustable drip water system, it is a top choice for professionals and hobbyists alike.


  1. Motor Power: The grinder's motor power is crucial for its performance. Higher power motors generally offer better grinding capabilities, enabling efficient shaping and polishing of gemstones.

  2. Grinding wheels : The quality and type of grinding wheels significantly impact the machines 's performance. Different wheels (diamond, silicon carbide, etc.) cater to varying stages of lapidary work, from cutting to fine polishing.

  3. Speed Control: Variable speed control allows users to adjust the grinder's RPM. This control is essential for achieving precision and adaptability when working on different stones.

  4. Coolant System: An effective cooling system, such as a water reservoir, ensures that the grinder runs smoothly without overheating. Proper cooling also helps manage dust and debris.

  5. Stability and Precision: The stability of the machines and its precision in holding the stones while grinding impact the quality of the final cabochon. machines with precise adjustments and stable platforms provide better results.

  6. Ease of Use: User-friendly features such as accessible controls, easy wheel changes, and ergonomic designs enhance the grinder's performance by making the lapidary process more efficient and comfortable.

  7. Durability and Maintenance: Long-term performance is influenced by the grinder's build quality, durability, and ease of maintenance. Sturdy construction and easily replaceable parts are vital for consistent performance.

  8. Versatility: The grinder's ability to handle various stone types, sizes, and hardness levels contributes to its overall performance. Versatile machines can cater to a broader range of lapidary tasks.

A 6-inch Lapidary Cabbing Grinder, when equipped with the right wheels , speed control, and stability features, should efficiently grind and polish stones, providing precise shaping and high-quality finishes for cabochons.


  1. Shaping: It's used for rough shaping and forming stones into the desired cabochon shape. Coarse grinding wheels or diamond wheels are often employed for this task.

  2. Grinding: Intermediate grinding to refine the shape and remove deeper scratches or imperfections is a crucial step in cabochon making. This grinder aids in achieving the desired smoothness and contour.

  3. Pre-Polishing: Once the general shape is established, pre-polishing stages help prepare the stone's surface for the final polish. This step removes finer scratches and prepares the stone for the final finishing.

  4. Polishing: The final step involves achieving a high-gloss finish on the cabochon surface. Specific polishing wheels or discs, often impregnated with diamond particles, are used in this stage to bring out the stone's luster.

  5. Materials: It's used for processing various gemstones and minerals like agate, jasper, quartz, and more, transforming them into polished cabochons for jewelry making or display purposes.

  6. Lapidary Craft: This equipment is favored by lapidary enthusiasts, jewelers, and artisans for creating custom-shaped stones, each showcasing unique colors and patterns.

  7. Educational Purposes: Lapidary workshops and educational facilities use these grinders to demonstrate lapidary techniques and teach students how to shape and polish stones.

The 6-inch Lapidary Cabbing Grinder is versatile and suitable for a wide range of lapidary applications, from initial shaping to final polishing, allowing craftsmen to produce beautifully finished cabochons from raw gemstones.


The 6-inch Lapidary Cabbing Grinder comes with several features and components that make it suitable for lapidary work.

  1. Durable Motor: It is equipped with a direct drive 3/4HP motor capable of running at 1500 and 1800 RPM. This motor provides reliable power for grinding and polishing tasks.

  2. Voltage Options: The grinder offers voltage options of 220/240/110V, providing flexibility for various power sources.

  3. Cooling System: The independently controlled drip water cooling system helps keep the grinding and polishing wheels and the material being worked on cool during operation.

  4. Stainless steel Hood: The grinder features a stainless steel, removable hood that helps contain debris and water splash, making it durable and easy to clean.

  5. Drip Pans: The grinder includes rust-free drip pans that can be set up for forward or rear drainage, helping to keep your workspace clean.

  6. Water Pump: It comes with a separate, mute submersible water pump to supply water for cooling and lubrication.

  7. Water Drainage System: An efficient water drainage system is designed to eliminate the need for constantly draining drip pans, enhancing convenience during use.

  8. Splash Guards: Two hood splash guards and four wheel splash guards are included to protect the user from debris and water spray.

  9. Accessories: The grinder comes with various accessories, including plastic stone boxes, a waterproof pinafore, a hand rest, a water pipe, and an LED lamp to facilitate your lapidary work.

  10. Shaft and Bearings: It features 5/8" shafts and ball bearings with a 1" alloy aluminum shaft sleeve. The versatile shaft can accept a variety of 5/8" arbor wheels.

  11. Diamond Grinding Wheels: The grinder includes a set of 6"x1.5" diamond soft grinding wheels in different grits (280, 600, 1200, 3000), an 6"x1.5" diamond hard grinding wheel (80, 220), and an 6"x1/2" 360-grit diamond standard faceting lap. These diamond wheels and laps are essential for grinding and polishing gemstones.

  12. Prepolishing Pad: A 14000-grit diamond prepolishing pad is included for achieving a high-quality surface finish on your gemstones.

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Q: How do you use a diamond pad?

A diamond hand pad is a handheld abrasive tool with a flexible surface coated with diamond particles. It is used for grinding, smoothing, and polishing various materials, including stone, concrete, glass, and metal.

Q: How do I choose the right grit size for my project?

Select the grit size based on the initial condition of your workpiece and the desired level of surface finish. Coarse grits are suitable for rough grinding, while finer grits are used for smoothing and polishing.

Q: What safety precautions should I take when using diamond hand pads?

Wear safety goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris. Additionally, work in a well-ventilated area or wear a respirator if working with fine dust particles.

Q: How do I maintain and clean my diamond hand pad?

After use, rinse the diamond hand pad with clean water to remove debris and residues. Gently pat it dry or allow it to air dry. Proper maintenance can prolong the pad's lifespan.

Q: What are some common applications for diamond hand pads?

Wear safety goggles, a dust mask, and gloves to protect yourself from dust and debris. Additionally, work in a well-ventilated area or wear a respirator if working with fine dust particles.

Q: What are the common grit sizes for diamond hand pads?

Diamond hand pads come in a range of grit sizes, from coarse (e.g., 50 grit) to fine (e.g., 3000 grit). The choice of grit depends on the specific task, with coarser grits used for material removal and finer grits for polishing.

Q: Do I need to use water or lubricant with a diamond hand pad?

Yes, using water or a specific lubricant is often necessary. It helps keep the surface cool, prevents overheating, and improves the effectiveness of the diamond particles in grinding and polishing. Some materials require dry grinding, so it's essential to check the manufacturer's recommendations.

Q: Can I use a diamond hand pad for dry grinding and wet grinding?

The suitability of a diamond hand pad for dry or wet grinding depends on the material and the pad itself. Some diamond hand pads are designed for wet use, while others are suitable for dry grinding. Check the manufacturer's specifications for guidance.

Q: Can diamond hand pads be used on curved or irregular surfaces?

Yes, diamond hand pads are versatile and can be used on flat, curved, or irregular surfaces. Their flexibility allows for contouring and shaping of various workpieces.

Q: Can I achieve a high-polish finish with a diamond hand pad?

Yes, with the right technique and progression through finer grits, you can achieve a high-polish finish on various materials using diamond hand pads. The finest grits are typically used for the polishing stage.

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