When you see the wall chaser in action, you can easily imagine how much power and performance it actually has. Despite being a small device, it packs a mighty punch. Most wall chasers have an output of around 700 to 1.000 watts. However, these numbers may vary depending on the model and manufacturer. However, some wall chasers are so powerful that they can reach up to 2.000 watts. So if you are looking for a wall chaser that is particularly powerful, you should opt for a model that has at least 1.500 watts.
The cutting discs are also different. The classic diameter is 150 mm. You can also smaller discs with a diameter of 125 mm buy in store. A large cut-off wheel is standard and is best for roughing. With a smaller cutting disc, finer work can be done better and more precisely.
You hold the wall chaser in your hand while you work. Therefore weight can play a big role as the milling machine at long work feels increasingly heavy. But even relatively light machines have a dead weight of 4 or 5 kg. Other larger milling machines can even weigh up to 7 kg.
Most manufacturers also offer suitable accessories for their machines. Depending on which milling machine you choose, you may receive this included. are in a box Tools safely stored and can also be transported more easily. In the box is also Space for additional accessories. This includes the cutting discs, which you will need to change from time to time. In order to be able to change them correctly, you need the appropriate tool, which is also available as an accessory. The mounting flange is important, since the cut-off wheel is attached to it. For most devices you will also need a two-pin wrench and a round nut.
How does the wall chaser work?
Wall chasers are easy to use. She is driven by an electric motor. The motor drives two diamond cutting discs. When the milling machine is put into operation, the cutting disc rotates at an extremely high speed. By placing the cutter on the wall, the cutting disc cuts into the masonry and creates two grooves. Then remove the brickwork between the grooves.
Milling machines are ideal for processing walls.
What type of vacuum cleaner is used for the wall chasers?
When using the wall slot machine, more or less construction dust is produced. This is very fine and dry. Therefore, always use an extraction system so that the dust does not spread so quickly in the environment, but also not inhaled can be. Most models come with one Adapter . You need a so-called construction vacuum with sufficient power. You don't have to buy it separately, you can borrow or rent it by the hour or by the day from various hardware stores or specialist dealers.
Are there any things you need to watch out for?
You will only be satisfied with the end result if the tool meets your expectations. There different models to choose from, you must too choose between different functions. The depth and the Width of the grooves are special important. When buying, make sure that both are adjustable. This is the only way you can create wide, narrow, flat or deep seams.
How deep does the wall milling cutter cut?
Often overlooked but very important is the groove depth. If the groove is not deep enough, the cable will not find enough space in the groove. However, if you run the cable and plaster the wall, there will always be a bulge along the cable, which is always noticeable. Some devices have a fixed groove depth of approx. 45 mm, others can be set individually between 0 and 35 mm. There are other wall chasers that offer depths up to 65mm. It is therefore best to find out before you buy which features are important to you.