This compact 8″ Grinder, Lapper, Polisher is well suited for manual finishing of embedded specimens using PSA backed grinding, lapping and polishing (cloths) discs. The housing is made from non-corroding sturdy plastic. The durable 1/4 HP motor has a variable speed control for 80-2000 rpm to select the optimum speed for grinding or polishing. The XP 8 includes a flexible and variable water spout for grinding applications.