How do you use a glass grinder?
It’s beneficial to grind your glass in the opposite direction by pushing your glass clockwise for a deep cut in the glass. If you are making small changes or touches to the glass piece, push the glass clockwise or the same direction the grinder bit is going. Always keep an eye on your grinding bit as well.
How do you use a coolant grinder?
Simply add a cap-full of coolant to the grinder’s water reservoir to increase lubrication and reduce heat/friction – extending the life and promoting faster cutting and grinding. Non-toxic formulation. Sold in 8 ounce bottle.
How often should I clean my glass grinder?
It’s important to periodically clean your water tray so that you can avoid glass particles from building up near the shaft, you should clean whenever you are finished with your glass project for the day or as deemed necessary.
Where do you put water in a glass grinder?
Ensure there is water in the reservoir before starting any grinding, but do not over fill as the excess water could get into the motor. Empty the reservoir daily. This keeps the water from producing a smell, and allows you to clear the glass residue from around the grinding bit.
Why is my glass grinder chipping my glass?
Too much pressure will cause the glass to chip. It may be that you are pressing the glass into the grinder head too hard. The grinder head should do the work. Firm rather than hard pressure should be applied.
How do you take care of a grinder?
Place the grinder into a container of some sort—a Ziploc bag or large glass jar work best. Fill the container with enough isopropyl alcohol to fully submerge all parts of the grinder. Let the grinder soak for 20-30 minutes and agitate the container every once in awhile to help break apart plant residue.
Should I wear a mask when grinding glass?
Dust from whiting compound, or the fine particles of glass from grinding can be inhaled. When you clean up glass dust, or whenever you work with whiting, you should wear a dust mask.
Why does my glass grinder chip my glass?
There are a number of reasons this can happen, and the right cure depends on the cause. Thin or delicate glass can chip if you press too hard against the grinder bit. Try easing back a bit to see if that helps. A coarse grinding bit can chip more delicate glass as well.
Why does my grinder keep sticking?
When you are boiling the milk, make sure not to boil it too much, as it will evaporate faster than water. This will leave you with a stuck grinder that is too sticky to even use. You will want to make sure your milk is mildly boiling, only letting your boiling grinder sit for about 15-20 minutes.
How do you clean kief?
One of the easiest and most reliable methods you can use to clean your grinder screen is putting your whole grinder into the freezer for about 15 to 20 minutes. As the kief and resin are almost exclusively fat matter, this will make the kief clogged to the grid or surface of the grinder screen get hard by the cold.