Steel Wire Brush – Plastic handle (12 pieces)

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A steel wire brush with a plastic handle is a cleaning tool designed for various applications, typically featuring bristles made of steel wire and a handle constructed from plastic. This type of brush is commonly used for tasks such as removing rust, paint, and other debris from surfaces, as well as cleaning and preparing materials in construction, metalworking, and other industrial or household settings. The steel wire bristles provide effective abrasion, while the plastic handle offers a comfortable grip for the user.

1. Straight black tempered steel wires
2. Plastic handle
3. 0.3mm diameter carbon steel wires
4. Exposed height of wires: 23 ±1mm
5. Packed by plastic bag

KSh 4,880.00 KSh 5,380.00


Steel wire brush uses 

  1. Surface Preparation: Steel wire brushes are frequently used for preparing surfaces before painting, welding, or coating. They can remove rust, scale, and old paint, ensuring a clean and smooth surface for subsequent treatments.
  2. Metal Cleaning and Deburring: In metalworking, these brushes are employed to clean and deburr metal surfaces, removing sharp edges, burrs, and excess material from cut or machined parts.
  3. Welding Cleanup: Welders use steel wire brushes to clean weld seams, spatter, and slag from metal joints, ensuring proper weld quality and appearance.
  4. Rust Removal: The abrasive nature of steel wire bristles makes these brushes effective for removing rust and corrosion from metal surfaces, extending the lifespan of tools, equipment, and machinery.
  5. Paint Stripping: Steel wire brushes are used in paint removal applications, particularly for stripping old paint from surfaces such as metal, wood, or concrete.
  6. Heavy-Duty Cleaning: The robust nature of steel wire bristles makes these brushes suitable for heavy-duty cleaning tasks in industrial settings, such as cleaning machinery, equipment, and hard-to-reach areas.
  7. Masonry and Concrete Work: In construction, these brushes can be employed to clean and etch masonry or concrete surfaces, preparing them for further treatments like sealing or painting.
  8. Automotive Maintenance: Steel wire brushes are commonly used in automotive maintenance for tasks such as cleaning engine parts, removing rust from metal components, and preparing surfaces for painting or coating.
  9. General Household Cleaning: While not as abrasive as in industrial applications, steel wire brushes with plastic handles can be useful for certain household cleaning tasks, such as scrubbing grills, removing stubborn stains, or cleaning tools and outdoor equipment.
  10. Woodworking: In woodworking, steel wire brushes may be used to distress or texture wood surfaces, as well as to clean and prepare wooden materials for finishing.
SKU: AHS36628 Category:



Safety measures and precautions

  1. Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Always wear safety glasses or goggles to protect your eyes from flying debris.
    • Use gloves to shield your hands from the sharp bristles and potential injuries.
  2. Select the Right Brush for the Task:
    • Ensure that the brush is appropriate for the material and task at hand. Different brushes have varying bristle types and stiffness, and using the wrong brush may lead to damage or unsafe conditions.
  3. Inspect the Brush:
    • Before use, inspect the steel wire brush for any damaged or loose bristles. Replace the brush if it is worn out, damaged, or missing bristles to prevent injuries.
  4. Secure Workpiece:
    • Secure the workpiece properly in a vice or clamp to prevent movement during brushing. This helps maintain control and reduces the risk of accidents.
  5. Use a Suitable Handle:
    • If the plastic handle of the steel wire brush is damaged, replace it to ensure a secure grip. A damaged handle can compromise control and lead to accidents.
  6. Keep a Firm Grip:
    • Hold the brush with a firm grip to maintain control during use. Avoid overexertion and be mindful of the force applied to prevent accidents.
  7. Use the Right Technique:
    • Use the brush in the direction of the bristles and avoid excessive force. Let the bristles do the work without applying unnecessary pressure.
  8. Work in a Well-Ventilated Area:
    • If working on materials that produce dust or debris, ensure proper ventilation to avoid inhaling particles. Consider using a dust mask if needed.
  9. Protect Surrounding Areas:
    • Clear the work area of flammable materials, and be cautious of nearby surfaces that may be damaged by the brush.
  10. Dispose of Waste Properly:
    • Dispose of used brushes and debris appropriately. Metal particles can be sharp and pose a risk if not handled and discarded properly.
  11. Be Mindful of Sparks:
    • If working in an area with flammable materials, be aware that steel wire brushes can generate sparks. Take precautions to prevent sparks from igniting nearby combustibles.
  12. Know the Material Being Brushed:
    • Be aware of the specific hazards associated with the material you are brushing. Certain materials may produce toxic fumes or other hazards when brushed.

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