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Grinding wheels provide high free-cutting capability - TheFabricator.com

Grinding wheels provide high free-cutting capability

July 26, 2012

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced Norton QUANTUM™ X creepfeed wheels. They incorporate a patented pore-induced construction; Norton Quantum ceramic abrasive; and a strong, patented bond. The wheels are suitable for low-, medium-, and high-force applications on heat-sensitive,...

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Aggressive grinding wheels maintain smooth feel - TheFabricator.com

Aggressive grinding wheels maintain smooth feel

July 24, 2012

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers the Sigma Green premium grinding wheels for aggressive grinding applications on stainless steel, mild steel, hard face, titanium, INCONEL® alloy, and aluminum. Available in 36, 46, and 60 grits in 4-, 4.5-, 5-, and 7-in.-dia. sizes with 36 grit 0.1875 in. thick and...

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Abrasive wheel delivers both cutting, grinding - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive wheel delivers both cutting, grinding

July 19, 2012

Metabo Corp. offers the Combinator combined cutting and grinding wheel. It eliminates the need to change abrasive wheels during cutting and grinding applications. The wheel is suitable for cutting, deburring, and light grinding. With three layers of fiberglass measuring 0.078 in. thick, it cuts...

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Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue - TheFabricator.com

Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue

July 18, 2012

MFL, Division Sawing and Milling Technology, offers a machine that uses milling rather than conventional machining techniques such as grinding or flame descaling to machine steel slabs. The condition of the slab remains 1-to-1 unchanged. The process introduces no heat into the slab and produces...

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Flap disc combines nonwoven, coated abrasives - TheFabricator.com

Flap disc combines nonwoven, coated abrasives

July 18, 2012

Klingspor's SMT850 Plus flap disc combines nonwoven and coated abrasives for fast stock removal with a high-quality surface finish. The 4.5-in. disc is available in three different finishing grades: coarse, medium, and very...

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Flap disc achieves ultracool grinding on stainless

July 17, 2012

Pferd Inc. has added the POLIFANĀ® Strong-Freeze to its SGP line of flap discs. Featuring an extended flap length design, the new disc also features a ceramic grit that helps maintain ultracool grinding with maximum stock removal on stainless steel and other materials with poor thermal properties....

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Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering - TheFabricator.com

Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering

July 11, 2012

Heck offers the new model 4000 Bevel-Mill plate beveler, designed for edge beveling in weld preparation and finish chamfering. The 22-lb. machine uses a 2.5-HP motor to bevel 6 to 8 FPM. Features include variable angle of 15 to 45 degrees, adjustable depth of cut, trigger operation, and...

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Ceramic abrasives cut hard-to-grind metals - TheFabricator.com

Ceramic abrasives cut hard-to-grind metals

June 19, 2012

A new brochure from Weiler Corp. highlights its SABER TOOTH™ line of ceramic abrasives. They provide cool, fast cutting action on aluminum, stainless steel, INCONEL® alloy, titanium, and other hard-to-grind metals. The abrasives have a self-sharpening ceramic grain; a grinding aid...

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Tungsten grinder sealed for dust collection

May 15, 2012

Techsouth Inc. offers a bench-unit tungsten grinder with a built-in dust collection system. It points, cuts, and flattens tungsten for GTAW applications. Standard features include stainless steel collets for 0.0625-, 0.094-, 0.125-, and 0.156-in. tungsten; a 0.625-in. diamond wheel; a 120-V motor;...

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Low-VOC rust preventives available in solvent-based, aqueous formulations - TheFabricator.com

Low-VOC rust preventives available in solvent-based, aqueous formulations

May 10, 2012

Birchwood Casey now offers seven different rust preventive products that are compliant with current VOC regulations recently enacted in several states. The corrosion inhibitors and sealants prevent rust and corrosion on all metal surfaces. The different product formulations allow for variables...

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Flap wheel drums available in three styles - TheFabricator.com

Flap wheel drums available in three styles

May 10, 2012

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels has introduced wire flap wheel drums with keyhole arbors. The new line includes abrasive nylon, stainless steel, and brass-plated wire options. All three types of wire flap wheel drums are available with 4- by 2.75- by 0.75-in. keyhole arbor, 4- by 2.75- by 5/8-11 hub,...

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Abrasive products upgraded with zirconia alumina grain - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive products upgraded with zirconia alumina grain

May 9, 2012

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has implemented an upgrade across its "Better" tier of Norton metal fabricating abrasives products for portable grinding applications. Products in the tier now are sub-branded as Norton BlueFire and feature a new NorZon zirconia alumina grain with properties that enable up...

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Grinding wheel designed for carbon, stainless steel - TheFabricator.com

Grinding wheel designed for carbon, stainless steel

May 1, 2012

Klingspor's new A 30 M two-in-one grinding wheel is formulated for grinding welds on carbon and stainless steel applications. The grain and bonding structure helps ensure consistent grinding, fast cutting, and extended life, the company reports. The wheel is available in type 27...

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Cotton buffing wheel produces high mirror finish on metals - TheFabricator.com

Cotton buffing wheel produces high mirror finish on metals

April 26, 2012

CS Unitec has introduced the CS 2410 cotton buffing wheel. Designed for use with polishing compounds, pastes, and rouges, the wheel produces a bright, high-mirror finish on stainless steel and other nonferrous metals. The wheel, made of cotton yarn, measures 3.5 in. dia. by 4 in. wide. It is...

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Shields protect belt sander, disc sander operators

April 25, 2012

Rockford Systems Inc. offers adjustable belt sander and disc sander shields for protecting operators. The shields place a barrier between the operator and flying debris generated at the point of operation. They fasten directly to the machine using 1- by 2-in. extruded aluminum with mounting...

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