Best Tool Bag That Will Hold An Angle Grinder

Thanks for taking the time to check out our article on the best tool bag that is suitable for holding an angle grinder. As you may know there are any number of tool bags on the UK market.

However sometimes we just want a bag that will hold a particular tool, and in this case that happens to be an angle grinder. So let's have a look and see which tool bag is the most suitable.

Typical Sizes and Weights of Angle Grinders

The tool bag that you buy will need to take account of two main things in order to be able to hold your angle grinder:

  1. The size of the grinder
  2. The weight of the grinder

In other words the bag needs to be big enough and strong enough to carry the weight without falling apart.

We looked at 5 of the best selling angle grinders and made a note of their size and weight. You can see those in the table below.

5 Typical Angle Grinder Sizes and Weight

Grinder Name

Size (cm)

Weight (kg)

Bosch PWS 700-115 Angle Grinder

41.8 x 12.2 x 14.8

2.2

Meterk Angle Grinder

31 x 13 x 11 cm

2.77

Makita GA4530RKD Angle Grinder

42 x 14 x 14.5

2.3

Terratek Angle Grinder

30.4 x 13.2 x 12

2.08

DeWALT DWE4206K-GB Angle Grinder

43.5 x 15 x 15

3.61

You can see from the above that the average size for a typical angle grinder is between 30-44 cm at the longest part. Any tool bag that is longer than that will do the job. In terms of width and depth 20 x 20 cm will hold any grinder.

The typical weight is anything between 2- 4 kg. Now we would recommend adding on another kilogram to hold things like a few spare discs and a wrench or two.

So ideally you want a tool bag that will hold around 5 kg of weight without breaking. You will also want a bag that measures around 50 x 20 x 20 cm.

What Other Features Should You Look For in Your Tool Bag?

Hard Base

We would recommend a hard base for your tool bag. Many tool nags are designed to be light, and they are tough enough for holding some basic general tools. They are not ideal for holding heavier tools, or for any type of tool with an edge on it.

You want a hard base and even better if that base is also waterproof

Strong Handles/Shoulder Strap

We would recommend a bag with two handles as it is more comfortable to carry. Padded handles make that even easier. Likewise there may be times when you would rather sling the bag over your shoulder.

A shoulder strap that is padded and can be adjusted to suit your height is also a very good idea. That means you can just sling the bag over your shoulder and carry it that way if you prefer.

Easy Access

When it comes to referencing tool bags you may hear the term "wide mouth" being used. That simply means the bag will open wide and give you easy access to your tools.

When it comes to an angle grinder, then you just want to be able to quickly reach in and pull the grinder out.

Silverline 263598 Tool Bag Hard Base

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This tool bag is made of strong nylon and the main stress points of the bag have been reinforced. It also has reinforced handles and and adjustable shoulder strap

There are also 15 external and seven internal pockets, which are useful for the various bits and pieces.

It has a nylon zip with framed opening, but we think particularly suited for carrying a power tool such as an angle grinder.

It measures 60 x 28 x 26 and that is big enough to hold an angle grinder and some accessories, without being too big.

Pros

  • Online buyers give this bag a 90% satisfaction rating
  • Buyers liked the thick nylon and said it was well stitched and strengthened with metal rods that are stitched into the fabric 
  • Buyers liked the padded shoulder strap which is attached by D rings
  • Buyers liked the zip as it is big and you can get a good grip on it.
  • Buyers liked the strong colour as it made it easy to find

Cons

  • 7% gave it a bad rating
  • A few buyers said the strap broke

Conclusion:

There are plenty of tool bags on the UK market. We like this one because it is affordable, gets good buyer ratings and is an ideal size to hold an angle grinder and a few accessories.


Bosch Professional Tool Bag - Medium

tool bag for an angle grinder

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This tool bag is made from rugged polyester which is hard wearing. It has a volume of around 40 litres.

It comes with the Bosch stitched logo and has industrial strength . There is also a shoulder strap and reflector strips for extra on-site safety.

It measures 26 x 50 x 26 cm and that is big enough to hold an angle grinder and some accessories, without being too big.

Pros

  • Online buyers give this bag a 90% satisfaction rating
  • 81% of all buyers gave this a full 5 star review
  • Buyers liked the thick fabric and heavy stitching
  • Buyers liked the solid rigid base
  • Buyers liked the strength of  bag and said it has been built to last

Cons

  • 5% gave it a bad rating
  • A few buyers said the zip was hard to open and close

Conclusion:

This is a popular choice for anyone who wants to be able to carry a few power tools around. It will easily cope with an angle grinder and accessories.

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