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sFlex / Safe Angle Grinder


Angle grinder is a very universal, but also a very dangerous. All around the world it is a cause of many accidents, also fatal ones.
‘sFlex’ has two working modes. It can be used as a cutting tool or as a sanding tool. To start cuting, the user have to pull the top grip towards, than saw blade comes out. If the user loses control, and sflex falls out of his hand, the saw blade is covered automatically by the casing. The grinding mode works in similar way. In this mode the grinding wheel slides out of the housing through the bottom.
sFlex is designed for DIY and hobby users - to give them the powerful, yet mistakes forgiving tool.


Fachhochschule Joanneum Graz

Fachhochschule Joanneum
Graz, Austria

Michal Holcer,
Fachhochschule Joanneum

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