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With revolutionary Cubitron™ II Abrasives, 3M has rewritten the rules for speed, consistency and abrasive life. Made with precisely shaped, self-sharpening triangles of ceramic aluminum oxide, Cubitron™ II abrasives are designed to fracture as they wear, continuously forming new, super-sharp points and edges that slice cleanly through metal like knives. This keeps the workpiece cooler, reducing heat-related stress cracks and discoloration. And because Cubitron™ II abrasives stay cooler and sharper, they can last up to four times longer than conventional abrasives.
For more than 40 years manufacturer's have trusted Scotch-Brite™ Abrasives for a wide range of cleaning and finishing applications. Only Scotch-Brite™ Discs, Belts, Pads and Wheels:
Improve surfaces without significantly changing the shape or dimension of the workpiece
Help prevent undercutting and gouging through their controlled abrasive action
Continuously expose fresh abrasive to the work surface to create consistent, uniform finishes
Feature open-web construction that runs cool and resists loading, reducing the risk of part discoloration and warping, and extending the life of your abrasives.
Think consistency when you think 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives. Featuring a micro-engineered surface of uniform pyramidal structures, Trizact abrasives deliver more consistent finishes, higher cut rates, and cooler grinding and finishing temperatures than conventional abrasives. They start sharp and stay sharp, for more predictable finishes, lower reject rates, higher worker productivity and more consistent quality in your end products. Trizact abrasives are ideal for applications requiring a fine finish, such as stainless steel, chromium, nickel and cobalt-based materials.
The Winterthur brand has a long tradition of vitrified precision grinding wheels. These products are designed and manufactured to incorporate technology reflective of the most recent machine and grinding developments in the industry.
The Wendt brand provides leading superabrasive wheels for tool and cutter grinding of hard materials such as PDC, ceramics and tungsten carbide.
SlipNaxos products include hot-pressed grinding wheels for the steel industry for grinding slabs and billets. The product range also consists of roll grinding and centerless grinding wheels for the steel industry as well as large diameter precision grinding wheels for cam and crankshaft grinding and superabrasive wheels for cutting tool applications.
Standard Abrasives offers a full line of abrasives including quick change discs, flap wheels, cartridge rolls, fiber discs and non-woven wheels, brushes, flap discs, hand pads, belts and more.
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