Cutting cast iron

Discussion in 'Screwfix Live' started by Doug Ward, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. Doug Ward

    Doug Ward New Member

    Hi all. I'm looking to cut a cast iron fire surround.what kind of disc would you recommend???
     
  2. Wayners

    Wayners Screwfix Select

    Metal cutting disc. One of those thin ones. Ware all the gear though as sparks will fly
     
  3. Tony Goddard

    Tony Goddard Well-Known Member

    I find the thin 1mm discs give the best finish quickly, but you will go through a few.

    If you are doing it inside have a fire extinguisher handy, also protect any windows from the sparks, they fuse to glass and can't be got off. Cast cuts well and produces loads of sparks and black dust!!
     
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  4. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    Norton metal cutting & the slitting disc's from competitor last well & cut very cleanly.
     

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