Rail Welding Equipment

Multi-Purpose Grinder (06950)

Pandrol’s Multipurpose Grinder (06950) is a versatile tool that is suitable for a range of grinding jobs, from field grinding to switch points and frogs.

Ergonomically designed, the grinder allows operators to remain standing while grinding rails for comfort and functionality. An adjustable rear handle enables the tool to be custom-positioned for the height of the operator.

When grinding is complete, the handle can be lowered and swivelled around for compact storage and easy transportation.

Multipurpose Grinder (06950) explained

Rail grinding is a common job carried out during maintenance, repair and installation works on all kinds of rail systems. The Pandrol Multipurpose Grinder 06950 is versatile for all these applications, making it an essential tool for all onsite rail teams.

From restoring the profile of the track exposed to everyday wear, to smoothing out irregularities sustained during welding repairs, the Multipurpose Grinder addresses all types of deformation and corrosion on railway tracks.

Pandrol’s Grinder equipment is designed for optimal performance and high-quality corrugation prevention.

  • Ergonomic, user-friendly design
  • Easy transport and compact storage
  • Versatile applications
Contact us

Advantages of the Pandrol Multipurpose Grinder (06950)


Vibration reduction

The comfort and safety of your rail workers is our priority. Reduce the issue of vibration which often impacts grinding jobs with the Multipurpose 06950 model. Pandrol’s versatile grinding tool is isolated from its handles to prevent unwanted vibrations, protecting the comfort of the operator during use.



Choose a single solution for a wide range of grinding applications. The Pandrol Multipurpose Grinder 06950 is extremely versatile and can be used both for preventative grinding and to address existing issues of corrugation and deformation. It is also suitable for a variety of rail types.


Lightweight and compact

Unlike other tools on the market, the Pandrol Multipurpose Grinder is designed to be lightweight and compact, making it easy to both store and transport across and between sites. The handle can be lowered and swivelled around when the grinder is not in use, enhancing its ergonomic nature.

Technical features of the Multipurpose Grinder (06950)


Ergonomic design

Prioritise the comfort and well-being of your workers. This grinder’s unique ergonomic design enables its operator to remain upright while grinding as the tool’s height and angle can be adjusted. This enables safe, comfortable operation – especially important when carrying out a repetitive task like rail grinding.


Safety features

The actuation trigger has a lock to prevent accidental activation, while flow control prevents the grinding stone from over-speeding, providing the operator with optimal control. Put safety first with no extra effort, thanks to the Multipurpose Grinder 06950’s advanced features.



Grind vertically, horizontally, and at a 45-degree angle to the rail, with the Multipurpose Grinder 06950’s enhanced adjustability. Simply alter the position of the grinding head and rail guide to suit your task. The frame rollers are also adjustable and keep the tool in position while performing a range of grinding applications, including switch grinding, frog grinding and profile grinding.

Tell us about your track project


  • Item number


  • Flow

    Flow 10 gpm (38 lpm)

  • Pressure

    2000 psi (140 bar)

  • RPM


  • Dimensions

    40″ (101.6 cm) x 22″ (55.9 cm) x 34″ (86.4 cm)

  • Weight

    36 lb (16.36 kg)

  • 00499

    8” x 1” x 5/8” Hub Grinding Stone