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Flap wheels offer consistent finishing

February 9, 2017

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced Norton Blaze R920 ceramic alumina flap wheels, designed to deliver a smooth, consistent finish with a fast, cool, uniform rate of cut in tough production applications, says the company. The wheels are suitable for aggressive grinding and precision finishing,...

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Burs improve surface finish in aluminum, nonferrous metal applications

February 9, 2017

Pferd Inc. offers the ALU/NF CUT line of carbide burs for use on aluminum, brass, copper, and tin, as well as harder materials such as alloys with a high SiC content, titanium, titanium alloys, and bronze.The burs come in a variety of shapes and dimensions, with shank diameters of 1/8 and 1/4 in....

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Diamond grinding wheel features topside abrasive

February 1, 2017

Innovative Products of America® (IPA®) has introduced the #8150, a 4.5-in. diamond grinding wheel. Its 3-D contour with topside abrasive coating and thin profile edge allows for cutting, back cutting, gully cutting, and bead finishing with one wheel. According to the company, the disc maintains...

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Disc finishing machine handles all workpiece sizes

January 31, 2017

Designed for general-purpose to precision finishing applications, Palmgren®’s 24-in. disc finishing machine can grind, deburr, contour, and finish all sizes and types of workpieces. Safety features include fully adjustable guarding, a white power-on light, green machine running light, drum...

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Brochure highlights general industrial finishes

January 19, 2017

PPG has published a new, general industrial finishes brochure that highlights coatings for two dozen industries, from electrical components and pipe and tube products to fastener products, light-duty equipment, tools, medical instruments and machinery, and miscellaneous construction. The four-page...

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Color-coded convolute wheels provide increased throughput

January 17, 2017

Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced a general-purpose category of Rapid Finish nonwoven convolute wheels. Heavy deburring and final finishing wheel categories will soon be introduced, all color-coded for quick, accurate selection.A new fiber and high-temperature resin bond system in the...

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Dual-head buffer/polishing lathes perform numerous finishing tasks

January 16, 2017

Dual-head buffer/polishing lathes from Palmgren® are designed for applications from demanding polishing to fine detailing work. Available in both 12- and 16-in. models, the two-speed buffer provides deburring, finishing, graining, surface conditioning, polishing, and buffing. Narrow and wide wheel...

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Flap discs designed for fillet weld applications

December 19, 2016

POLIFAN®-Curve flap discs from Pferd Inc., designed for fillet weld applications, go from rough grinding to smooth finishing in a single step. This single tool allows weld seams and slag to be removed, leaving a finish smooth enough for identification of cracks, inclusions, and porosity in the...

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Linear finishing set performs rough grinding to cosmetic finishing

December 16, 2016

Pferd Inc. has introduced a new linear finishing set for applications including rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on all metals and hardwoods. The set includes a 5-in.-dia. POLINOX® nonwoven PNZ finishing drum, featuring interleaved layers of nonwoven material and...

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Ceramic-oxide grinding wheels offer hardness grade Q

December 15, 2016

Pferd Inc. has introduced depressed-center grinding wheels featuring a ceramic oxide grain for working with steel and stainless steel. CO 24 Q SG wheels, which have a hardness grade Q, are designed for applications such as weld grinding, chamfering, deburring, and surface grinding. The wheels...

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Carbide bur provides increased metal removal rates

December 14, 2016

Pferd Inc. has introduced Cast Cut carbide burs for work on cast iron. They provide a high stock removal rate with smooth milling action to help reduce vibration and noise. According to the company, the tooth geometry results in removal rates up to 100 percent higher than those achieved by...

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Kit includes essentials for grinding and blending all metals

December 13, 2016

CS Unitec's VARILEX® basic starter kit includes the VARILEX WSF 1800 rotary grinding and blending tool, as well as new PLANTEX® ceramic flap discs for blending all metals.The speed-controlled surface finishing and blending tool can perform a multitude of tasks, from rough grinding and blending to...

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Abrasive belts, discs deliver fast cutting

December 2, 2016

Norton | Saint-Gobain has introduced the Norton Red Heat R983 line of abrasive belts and discs. The ceramic grain delivers sharp, fast cutting and resistance to wear, the company states.Designed for grinding and polishing of INCONEL® alloy, stainless steel, and carbon steel, the discs and belts...

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Angled flap discs grind hard-to-reach places

December 1, 2016

Weiler Abrasives Group has added an angled flap disc to its Tiger® coated abrasives lineup. The disc delivers aggressive grinding with flexibility for finishing fillet welds, T-joints, and hard-to-reach places and for repair and rework. The disc is designed for grinding steel, stainless steel, and...

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Grinding wheel finishes with low vibration

November 29, 2016

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers the Sigma Green Max grinding wheel. Designed for aggressive grinding, it delivers high removal rates with less destructive finishes and reduced wear on operators, according to the manufacturer. Suitable for use on metals such as stainless steel, mild steel, hard face,...

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