Wire Brushes

What is a wire brush?


Wire brushes similar to a standard hand brush, are brushes fitted with metal bristles. The bristles are most commonly made from brass or steel for strength and longevity. Wire brushes can be used in a range of application such as within engineering for rust removal and debris cleaning. Non-sparking brass bristles are also available for safe working in dangerous environments such as gas work and underground works.


Types of wire brush


Typically a wire brush is made up of a handle, often wood or plastic, for handheld use. Other brushes can be found in cup or wheel format for us in machine tools. Wire cups and wheels can be used in a range of tools such as:


  • Angle grinders

  • Bench grinders

  • Hand drills

  • Pillar drills

Where can I use a wire brush?


A versatile tool, a wire brush, cup or wheel can be easily used for any heavy duty deburring and cleaning. Removing old finishes such as paint and other coatings can be easily tackled with the correct brush and large scale project can be undertaken with ease when using a power tool such as an angle grinder.


Hand brushes are ideal for cleaning and removing stubborn dirt and debris and light deburring of cut or ground parts. Along with cleaning, wire brushes can be used in the finish process especially on wooden surfaced for a weathered look.


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Description Price Application Bristle Material Bristle Length Brush Depth Number of Rows
RS Stock No. 822-636
BrandRS PRO
£8.96
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Engineering, General Cleaning, Rust Remover Brass 25mm - 4
RS Stock No. 822-658
BrandRS PRO
£12.12
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Hygiene Steel 30mm - 4
RS Stock No. 822-642
BrandRS PRO
£8.85
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Hygiene Steel 30mm - 3
RS Stock No. 822-608
BrandRS PRO
£3.89
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Engineering, General Cleaning, Rust Remover Steel 37mm - 3
RS Stock No. 822-614
BrandRS PRO
£6.48
Each
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Engineering, General Cleaning, Rust Remover Steel 37mm - 4
RS Stock No. 207-6548
BrandRS PRO
£5.99
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Engineering, General Cleaning, Rust Remover Steel 29mm - 4
RS Stock No. 207-6920
BrandRS PRO
£7.17
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Machinery Steel - 70mm 3
RS Stock No. 124-8352
Mfr. Part No.NS804-290
BrandBahco
£32.96
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Cleaning Metallic Surfaces Brass 28mm 290mm 4
RS Stock No. 184-6592
Mfr. Part No.T0051382799
BrandWeller
£13.31
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RS Stock No. 134-5715
BrandRS PRO
£3.517
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RS Stock No. 131-4708
BrandRS PRO
£12.02
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