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Winning Abrasive Combination for Cutting & Deburring on Mild and 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.

    • Utilizing self-sharpening 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, runs cool and optimizes mineral breakdown for extra long life.
    • This wheel is designed to outcut and outlast conventional ceramic industrial abrasives and requires less grinding force to achieve superior performance.

    Applications include:

    • Cutting metal
    • Up to 3X longer wheel life in deburring applications for fewer changeouts.
    • Features 3M Precision-Shaped Grain in the nonwoven web engineered to cut fast and sharp, helping to enable quicker burr removal.
    • Minimal dust and debris buildup helps reduce cleanup time and resist loading.

    Applications include:

    • Medium to heavy duty deburring

See it in Action

  • (SPEECH) [SAW CUTTING] (DESCRIPTION) A saw cuts through a piece of wood. Sparks fly from the saw blade. Logo, 3M. Science Applied to Life. The power of precision shaped ceramic grain. (SPEECH) [ELECTRONIC MUSIC] (DESCRIPTION) Our unique triangular grain technology. Aggressive three pointed ceramic grain. Fracturing action self-sharpens triangular grain. An animated granule slices through material. Competitor grain, 3M Precision shaped ceramic grain. A rounded rock and pointed 3M labeled triangle that slices like a cutting tool. Less heat build up, less glazing. Cuts faster, stays sharper, lasts longer. Technology that changes the rules. INOX cut-off wheel, aluminum oxide, size 115 millimeters versus 3M Cubitron II Cut Off Wheel, Precision shaped Ceramic Grain, 115 millimeters by 1 millimeter. Metal cutting, disc wear. Cut 01. Two saws cut 10 slices off square metal pipe tubes. A new Cubitron disc lies side by side with used competitor and Cubitron discs. The competitor disc is smaller. Metal cutting disc life Cubitron, approximately 55 cuts, competitor just 10 cuts. Metal cutting heat generation. Competitor's INOX Cut off wheel heats to 420 degrees Celsius. The 3M Cubitron II cut off wheel heats to 240 degrees Celsius. Burnt finish, equals more rework on the competitor's cutting wheel. Precision shaped ceramic grain technology cuts faster, stays sharper, lasts longer. Can be found in a variety of discs. Logo, 3M.

    Video showing usage of an abrasive wheel for metal cutting
    3M™ Cubitron™ II Cut-Off Wheel Product Video
  • (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Text, Top 5 Surface Defects Removed with Scotch-Brite Deburr and Finish Pro Unitized Wheels, Featured Disc Pro 9 C X C R S Plus. Pipe thread burr, edge break burr, fillet weld, small part burr, tig weld. Split screen shows all five defects. Text, Get the job done up to 50 percent faster with Scotch-Brite Deburr and Finish, featuring our next generation 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. Defect 1, Pipe thread deburring. Scotch-Brite wheel sparks as it spins inside threaded pipe. Text, Uniform deburring and quick processing. Defect 2, Edge break deburring. Spinning Scotch-Brite wheel smooths edge of metal plate. Text, Consistent running with repeatable results. Defect 3, Filet weld removal. Scotch-Brite wheel's spinning edge smooths and polishes weld line on metal. Text, Quick blending of the weld while still leaving a consistent finish. Defect 4, Small part deburring. Rough metal plates lie on gray surface, gloved hands hold metal plate edge against spinning Scotch-Brite wheel. Text, Reduce your work time, increasing throughput and reducing abrasive costs. Defect 5, Tig weld removal. Hands guide Scotch-Brite wheel on handheld sander against weld line, smoothing it. Text, Improve the performance while simplifying the process. Stacks of Scotch-Brite Deburr and Finish sanding wheels in various sizes. Text, Try Scotch-Brite Deburr and Finish Pro today and cut faster and sharper to help boost your productivity. Scotch-Brite wheel throws sparks as it spins inside pipe, 3M red logo. Text, Science Applied to Life. Try today at 3M dot com slash Scotch Brite Abrasives or learn more by scanning this code.

    Video showing usage of an abrasive wheel for heavy deburring
    Scotch-Brite™ Deburr & Finish Pro Unitized Wheel Product Video

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