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Winning Abrasive Combination for De-gating & Blending on Mild 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.

    • Up to 86% faster cut rate compared to crushed ceramic competitors.
    • Utilizing self-sharpening 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, taking cut rate and life to the next level.
    • Longer life with fewer changeouts needed and less downtime.
    • Grinding aid layer makes it ideal for metals including stainless steel.

    Applications include:

    • Heavy-medium pressure metal grinding
    • Delivers long-lasting performance and versatility at a value price.
    • Contains 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, which cuts faster and lasts longer than conventional abrasive grain.
    • Constructed on a Y-weight polyester cloth backing.

    Applications include:

    • Moderate stock removal
    • Weld removal
    • Off-hand grinding
    • Aggressive and long lasting belt for deburring, finishing, blending and cleaning.
    • The reinforced low stretch backing offers good flexibility to resist chunking - offers the best flexibility in the Scotch-Brite™ Surface Conditioning Belt family.
    • Provides a controlled cut to eliminate gouging and leaves a burr-free finish.

    Applications include:

    • Flexible and durable
    • Ideal for file belt applications

See it in Action

  • (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Text, 3M Cubitron II Belt 9 84 FX Pro. The newest, next generation belt that can help you level up your abrasive processing. Text, 3M Cubitron II Belt 9 84 FX Pro. Up to 86% faster sustained cut rate in manual applications compared to leading crushed ceramic competitors. Featuring re-engineered 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, taking the legendary speed and life of 3M Cubitron II to a whole new level. This new belt can remove up to 40% more material compared to 3M Cubitron II Belt 9 84 F. We tested the limits to show how the 3M Cubitron II Belt 9 84 FX Pro is optimized for both manual and robotic applications. Robotic: 54 seconds Total Run Time. Manual: 19 minutes and 55 seconds Total Run Time. Time to fully grind head of three-pound steel forged sledge hammer. Text, Increase your speed even more, with faster performance in robotic applications. The sledge hammer head grinds against the spinning wheel. Before: A full-size sledge hammer head. After: a shorter cylindrical metal piece. Text, Produce More, with Less. New Cubitron II Belts, reinvented. Productivity Delivered. Automation Ready. Logo, 3M. Tagline, Science. Applied to Life. Text, Get your belt today at 3M dot com slash Abrasive Belts.

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    3M™ Cubitron™ II Cloth Belt 984FX Pro, 36+ Product Video
  • (SPEECH) [MUSIC PLAYING] (DESCRIPTION) Logo, Scotch-Brite Brand Finishing Strong Since 1958. Text, Scotch-Brite Durable Flex Belt for Cleaning, Deburring, Finishing, Surface Preparation. A technician dons protective gear. Text, Scotch-Brite Durable Flex Surface Conditioning Belt is engineered to perform touch detail work such as deburring, blending, cleaning and finishing, on a variety of metals. The reinforced backing offers good flexibility whether working on a file belt or backstand and aids in supplying an aggressive cutting ability. The technician moves the belt over the handle of a tool. Caked on muck falls off to reveal shiny silver metal. Text, The non-woven fiber material runs cool, resists loading, and holds up to edge work while aluminum oxide abrasives provide effective cutting action. That's why Scotch-Brite DF-BL is an ideal way to add a great finish or remove burrs without gouging or undercutting the work piece. He moves the belt over a silver, tubular section of the tool. It cleans the section and buffs it back to shiny. Text, Engineered for Top Performance. Request a Sample Today At: Logo, 3M Science. Applied to Life.

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    Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Surface Conditioning Belt A-MED Product Video

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