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Flexible Shaft Machine

Varilex Angle Grinder

The Taipan Flexible Shaft machine system is based on the most widely used flexible shaft grinder in the world. All flexible shafts and tool holders are fully interchangeable with other leading brands on the market.

Heavy duty flexible shafts with metal outer casing provide increased service life and are stronger and at the same time more flexible then traditional flexible shafts with rubber outer housing.

The smart toolholder system is designed to use a vast variety of our range of abrasives without the need for multiple expensive adapters.

A seven speed mechanical gearbox offers multiple speeds and a very high torque especially at low speeds when it is most required for buffing and polishing applications - A constant speed for a consistent finish.

  • Virtually maintenance-free machines
  • Dust sealed, air cooled three phase motors
  • Unaffected by constant rough working conditions
  • pollution free - low noise level
  • Seven speed mechanical gear box
  • Best performance to weight ratio of any tool on the market
  • 95% efficiency on the spindle - no power loss
  • Fastest and cheapest way to remove stock or to polish
  • Substantial savings in Abrasives due to correct and constant operating speed
  • Easy on the operator, minimal fatigue due to lightweight toolholders - adjustable at all angles
  • Easy to operate in difficult to reach areas
  • Cost-effective alternative to electric and air polishing tools
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Taipan Flexible Shaft Machine - Technical and order information

Picture Part-No. Type Description
Varilex WSF 1600

As single phase:
EIT 301155

As 3-phase:
EIT 302224

Taipan

Flexible Shaft Machine, Technical Data:
415 V ~50 Hz, 1.0 Hp power consumption, 7 speed mechanical gearbox 850 - 1600 - 2100 - 3200 - 5700 - 8000 - 12000 rpm, suitable for abrasives up to 150mm dia. Weight 17.5 kg, complete with base plate and spanners.

Please Note: The 3-phase model comes without a 3-phase power plug.


Flexible Shaft Assemblies - heavy duty with metal outer casing
Photo Part-No. Coupling
Motor
Coupling
Tool
Length
mm
Max. rpm To suit
Toolholder
Inner
Shaft
Ø mm
Weight
kg
Flexible Shafts  for Taipan Flexible Shaft Machine Flexible Shaft Assemblies - complete with metal inner and outer flexible shaft
FS10x1500
DIN10
G28
1500
12'000
FH-10N & WS-10
10 mm
1.9
FS10x2000
DIN10
G28
1500
12'000
FH-10N & WS-10
10 mm
2.4
FS12x2000
DIN10
G28
2000
8'000
FH-10N & WS-10
12 mm
3.5
FS15x2000
DIN15
G35
2000
6'000
WH-15
15 mm
4.9
Flexible Shaft Replacement inner shafts
IS10x1500
DIN10
G28
1500
12'000
For FS10x1500
10 mm
0.7
IS10x2000
DIN10
G28
2000
12'000
For FS10x2000
10 mm
0.95
IS12x2000
DIN10
G28
2000
8'000
For FS12x2000
12 mm
1.30
Other flexible shafts and replacement inner flexible shafts available in various diameters and lengths,
please contact us for a specific quotation

Flexible Shaft Straight Tool holders

Photo Part-No. Coupling Motor Spindle Max
rpm
To suit
Flex. Shaft
Applications Weight kg
Toolholder for Taipan Flexible Shaft Machine
FH-10N
G 28
Collet 1/4"
or 6mm
12'000

FS10x1500

FS12x2000

Use with shaft mounted abrasives such as flap wheels, spiral bands, carbide burrs, mounted points, polishing mops etc up to dia. 80mm
0.5
WS-10
G 28
M14 x 2
5'700
FS12x2000
Use with metal finishing wheels, cutting and polishing mops, sisal mops up to dia. 150mm. Ideal for use with optional tapered spindle.
0.5

Please choose from one of the following categories to select the right abrasives and accessories for your application:

Abrasives for coarse to medium finishes Abrasives for medium to fine satin finishes Polishing / Mirror finishing equipment Pipe & Tube grinding, finishing, polishing Accessories for the POLY-PTX 800
Abrasives for coarse to medium finishes
Abrasives for coarse to medium finishes
Abrasives for medium to fine satin finishes
Abrasives for medium to fine satin finishes
Pipe & Tube grinding, finishing, polishing
Pipe & Tube grinding, finishing, polishing
Accessories for the POLY-PTX 300
Accessories for the POLY-PTX 300


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