Grinding Wheels at Coventry Grinders


Coventry Grinders was established in the 1930s and, we have served the ever-growing and demanding industry ever since. We are very proud of our history and our commitment to the engineering sector.

Grinding wheels are an abrasive product Coventry Grinders specialise in. We offer grinding wheels by Norton, the world’s premium abrasive brand. The Norton Vitrium 3 grinding wheels, in particular, offer superior grain holding properties which can significantly improve wheel form and corner holding, reducing dressing time and dresser wear. If you would like to learn more about worldwide market leader Norton please click here, and you can view our selection of Norton abrasives here.   Continue reading

Supplier Profile: Norton


Coventry Grinders are specialists in the supply of gauge plate, silver steel, grinding wheels, abrasives and diamond products.

Coventry Grinders are proud to be a technical distributor of Norton at Coventry Grinders and to have worked closely with this prominent supplier for many years. Norton are the world’s premium abrasive brand, and are part of the larger organisation Saint-Gobain. Saint-Gobain Abrasives take their time to understand and fulfil their evolving customer needs, something which is reflected in their worldwide market leader status. This is perfectly replicated by Norton who offer a complete range of high performance products designed to perform in any abrasive application in all industrial markets. Coventry Grinders believe Norton are a well established organisation who have earned their place at the forefront of the industry by offering highly engineered value-adding abrasive solutions. Continue reading

Coventry Grinders eBay shop

Coventry Grinders eBay shop

Coventry Grinders are specialists in supplying gauge plate, grinding wheels, abrasives and silver steel. Our expertise and extensive product range makes us a popular choice for engineers and toolmakers for over 20 years.

Following our recent success of the Coventry Grinders’ website, we have extended our online presence with our very own eBay shop. With over a hundred products available and more to be added, our eBay shop offers an extensive range of Coventry Grinders’ products. Whilst being perfect for individuals who are looking to purchase either standard or bespoke gauge plate, ground flat stock, silver steel or key steel products.  Continue reading

The Coventry Grinders Process

Customer service at Coventry Grinders

The city of Coventry is renowned as the heart of precision engineering and automotive manufacturing sector, a reputation that has only grown throughout the twentieth century. Coventry Grinders was established in the 1930s to serve this ever-growing and demanding industry.

Coventry Grinders is a specialist supplier and manufacturer of gauge plates, grinding wheels, ground flat stock and silver steel. Every member of the Coventry Grinders team is proud of their heritage and continue to fulfil their commitment to our customers’ needs. As technical distributors of grinding wheels and abrasive products, we are also are pleased to be stockists for many leading brands in the industry, including Norton, MIRKA and many others. Coventry Grinders work very closely with these manufactures to offer you the best products at a competitive price. Our outstanding technical knowledge in all areas of our product range and their applications enable us to offer outstanding support to all customers.

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Silver Steel at Coventry Grinders

Silver Steel at Coventry Grinders

Coventry Grinders are proud to be specialists in supplying silver steel. Silver steel is a high carbon bright steel, which we can grind to very close tolerance.

With all work locally produced our silver steel is a good multi-purpose steel. The silver steel we offer is a highly versatile product perfect for many of your engineering applications, because it can achieve high hardness levels due to its high carbon and chromium content.

Here at Coventry Grinders we offer a large size range of silver steel perfect for all customer needs, in both metric and imperial diameters. Some non-standard sizes are also stocked and Coventry Grinders are able to produce other non-standard sizes upon request; just contact us to let us know what you need!

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We are now have ISO9001:2008 Accreditation

Dear Customers.

We are very pleased to announce that we have achieved ISO9001:2008 accreditation. This is a great achievement in our question for perfection and continuous improvement.  This can only add to our customers satisfaction that they are dealing with a reputable and modern company.

If any existing customers require to see our certificate for their own supplier quality assessment then please contact us.


ISO 9001.2008 Certificate

Stubbs Shim Steel & Key Steel

Dear Customers, Happy New Year to one and all. 

We are delighted to offer you the full range of Stubbs branded Key Steel & Shim Steel. Both Metric and Imperial sizes will be available. Shim steel will be available in other materials too subject to Stubbs range. Stubbs is a premium high quality brand, their Key Steel is zinc plated to add extra protection against corrosion whilst offering a good cosmetic appearance.

They will soon be listed in our webshop but in the meantime please contact us for pricing on these products.

ISO 9001 : 2008

We are very pleased to announce as part of our ongoing drive for business excellence that Coventry Grinders Ltd has applied for ISO-9001-2008. This will give our existing customers the confidence in our ability to perform to a required standard, and offer new customers the reassurance they require to become an approved supplier. We see this as a very valuable and positive step for our continuing strive for improvement.

We have had great success recently with our Gauge Plate grinding and cutting service and have demonstrated to new and existing customers the benefits and how it can ultimately save them time and money  by using this bespoke service.

With this in mind please feel free to contact us direct with your enquiry   and see how this service can benefit you.

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Credit Cards Now Accepted

We are delighted to inform that Coventry Grinders Ltd can now accept credit card payments in-store and for orders over a telephone. This is also linked via payal enabling our customers to pay via their own PayPal account.  Gauge Plate, silver steel and abrasives have bever been so easy to purchase. Please remember that we can make almost any non standard size and cut pieces which can cut your costs further.

Contact us on 024 7623 3933

Welcome David Walford: A New Member to our Team!

We have a new member joining our team here at Coventry Grinders. His name is David Walford and he has been given the role of business development. We wholeheartedly welcome him on board and wish him every success with his new opportunity.

David is young and ambitious and comes from a coated abrasive background; he has extensive knowledge of abrasive belts, their manufacture and application. He is familiar with many different manufacturers’ backing material so can offer technical assistance in this field.

Primarily his role is to seek out new business opportunities locally and throughout the West Midlands. He will expand awareness of Coventry Grinders and advocate our company’s commitment to high level of service and level of professionalism.

We wish him the best of luck and look forward to the opportunities he will bring.

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