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Winning Abrasive Combination for Grinding & Refining on Stainless Steel


The Benefits of Winning Abrasive Combinations

Winning abrasive combinations bring together our best abrasive technologies to help you succeed from start to finish. The product pairing recommendations come straight from our technical application engineers, who have hands on experience and a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in abrasive processing. Pairing the right abrasives together can result in a winning combination that optimizes productivity, helps increase safety, and delivers high-quality results for your metalworking project.

    • Featuring 3M Precision-Shaped Grain designed for a faster cut and mineral that runs cool.
    • Reduces changeouts and downtime in robotic and pressure-assist applications.
    • Stiff fiber backing and a strong resin bond provide durability and tear-resistance for heavyweight applications.
    • Optimize product life by pairing with a 3M™ Disc Back-up Pad.

    Applications include:

    • High pressure flat weld grinding or beveling
    • Up to 3X faster cut-rate on aluminum and 40% longer life on stainless steel compared to leading competition.
    • Built with 3M Precision-Shaped Grain to deliver an aggressive cut while the conformable nonwoven web helps protect against gouging.
    • These multipurpose discs offer an expanded grade range to cover a large range of applications and remove a final step to help boost productivity.

    Applications include:

    • Remove imperfections and merge the repaired section​

See it in Action

  • (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Text, Weld Grinding Heat-sensitive metals, stainless steel. 3M Cubitron 2 Fibre and Flap Discs. (SPEECH) PRESENTER: Weld grinding on heat-sensitive metals like stainless steel can be tricky. 3M Cubitron II products are the go-to abrasive. Let's start with what you will need to do the job. (DESCRIPTION) Wear your personal safety equipment. Please read and follow all of the safety instructions included on both the product label ad safety insert. (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] Cubitron II Fibre Disc 987C is fast cutting and long lasting. It can power through your most demanding applications and includes a grinding aid for cooler running temperatures. For lighter pressure applications or when you cannot utilize the full life of the Cubitron II disc, consider 3M Fibre Disc 787C. When finish is especially critical, consider using 3M Cubitron II Flap Disc 969F. These user-friendly flap discs require less operator experience than fibre discs and deliver a finer finish. The finer finish can save you time on your subsequent steps, like setting the grain. From first cut to smooth finish, 3M Cubitron II Abrasives stay cool, cut fast, and last long. [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Request a sample today at www dot 3m dot com slash Right Angle Abrasives. Logo, 3M. Text, Science, applied to life. Copyright 3M 2016. All rights reserved.

    Video showing usage of an brasive fiber disc for flat weld grinding and beveling
    3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Disc 987C Product Video
  • (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Text, Scotch-Brite. Finishing strong since 1958. (SPEECH) 3M invented Scotch-Brite Abrasives. Now we've reinvented them. Bringing new solutions to the surface, introducing the all-new Scotch-Brite Precision Surface Conditioning Discs. [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Scotch-Brite Precision Surface Conditioning Disc, Medium. Combining 3M technologies. (SPEECH) This new line of multi-purpose discs finishes the job two times faster than the leading competition. Combining 3M Precision-Shaped Grain and nonwoven technology, these disks deliver next level results and the consistency you've come to expect from Scotch-Brite. With a range of new grades, getting rid of surface imperfections and micro-burrs is now faster and easier. From grinding to blending and finishing, Scotch-Brite equips you with unmatched performance every time. (DESCRIPTION) Zoom in on disc sander. (SPEECH) Now, with the new Scotch-Brite Precision Surface Conditioning Discs, you have a solution designed to achieve your finish faster, (DESCRIPTION) Sanding a steel surface. Text, Mild Steel. (SPEECH) so you can make more in less time. (DESCRIPTION) Three technicians in an elevator. (SPEECH) These new discs join the family of surface conditioning from Scotch-Brite. Bringing new solutions to the surface. [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Text, Bringing new solutions to the surface. 3M.

    Video showing usage of a nonwoven abrasive disc to remove imperfection
    Scotch-Brite™ Precision Surface Conditioning Disc, Coarse Product Video

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Our experts can help ensure you are getting the product you need for your desired application.

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