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The Universal is a complete Heavy Duty Grinding and Polishing Lapidary Machine.
Designed for production use yet is affordable for the hobbyist.
The 5 step accessory kit makes it possible to grind, shape and polish
gem material immediately.
The process makes it easy to finish a wide variety of gem material,
both natural and synthetic, including quartz, agate, jasper, tourmaline,
corundum and opal.
Because the universal is a horizontal lap machine you can grind flats,
make free form cabochons, rework quartz crystals, do intarsia
and detailed inlay work.
The Universal is excellent for glass work. Often no fire polish is required.
The clean, quiet Universal HD can be used in the house or in a
recreational vehicle.
Clean up is easy!
Each Universal Machine with Accessory Package includes:
Variable Speed Ballbearing DC motor with 115VAC converter and coolant reservoir
with splash guard.
180 mesh metal bond diamond disc, hydraulically pressed to a backing plate.
325 mesh diamond sanding disc.
600 mesh diamond sanding disc.
1200 mesh diamond sanding disc.
White polish pad with 14k mesh diamond compound
Complete Instruction Manual.


8inch Universal HD with Accessory Package!


8inch Diamond disk with backing plate.
180 mesh

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Disc Set!

Pro Diamond Sanding Disc Sets are great if you want to convert your facetor
or lapidary machine for use with our Ameritool Pro Diamond Sanding
Disc system as used on our Universal Machine.
Our most popular Sanding Discs are packaged in sets.
These enable you to smooth gemstones and glass to a higher lustre.
Each set includes one each of the following:
180mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
325mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
600mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
1200mesh Diamond Sanding Disc
White Felt Polish Pad
One tube of 14k Diamond Compound
4 Precision Backing Plates


The Ameritool 4inch Lapidary Trim Saw

This saw is the perfect tool for cutting valuable faceting
material and pre-forming cabochons.
The saw table is flat so it is easy to trim over-sized slabs and
removable so clean up is easy.
The sturdy table measures 6″ x 10″.
The saw housing is made of unbreakable cross-linked polyethylene.
No rusting, no messy oils, uses water only.
The 1/4 HP variable speed ball bearing direct drive motor
allows the saw to run fast enough for sintered diamond blades.
5/8″ arbor size.
Made in the USA!
Special note: you can use a 5″ blade on this machine…


MK – 303 Saw Blade

The MK – 303 Professional series of sintered blades are of premium quality,
with a very high diamond concentration. The professional blades produce
smooth cuts and are used for cutting rare and valuable materials when
waste must be held to a minumum and speed of cut is essential.
The professional diamond blades last longer and will cut faster
than ordinary notched-rim diamond blades.


Single Directional Blade

Ideal for cutting softer materials like tourquise, lapis and opals.
These low cost imported blades offer good cutting life
at a reasonable price.
Must be used with water or oil.


Backing Plates

A precision ground composite backing plate used to
back up thin polish discs, Diamond toppers and sanding pads.
Manufactured to exact precision; flat and parallel within TIR .001
with an arbor hole of 1/2″.

5315 Bryson City Rd.
Franklin, NC. 28734