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Tool Grinding Solutions by 3M

Rotary Tool Grinding | 3M Precision Grinding and Finishing

  • Since rotary tool grinding involves processing hard materials like carbides and high speed steels, only the highest-quality grinding wheels with the strongest bonds will deliver the results you require. 3M diamond, CBN and conventional grinding wheels are specially formulated for fluting, gashing, OD grinding and other common tool grinding processes.

    Partner with 3M and see what our innovative technologies and technical expertise can do for your tool grinding processes.


  • 3M Cubitron II Resin Bond Grinding Wheel

    Conventional Abrasives for Tool Grinding

    Take performance and cost efficiency to the next level with 3M™ Cubitron™ II Resin Bond Grinding Wheels for precision grinding of HSS cutting tools. These wheels excel in applications including HSS taps, drills and end mills.

  • Superabrasives for tool grinding catalog

    Superabrasives for Tool Grinding

    Our diamond and CBN grinding wheels are engineered to optimize the fluting, gashing, OD grinding and additional grinding processes on tungsten carbide and high speed steel. Our superabrasive wheels can be customized to meet your specific needs.


  • Round tool fluting with grinding wheel

    Solution Spotlight | X-Series Diamond Grinding Wheels

    3M™ 6PHU X-Series Fluting Wheels, developed with an innovative hybrid bond, are available in two formulations for your tungsten carbide fluting needs. X96A is designed for improved form retention— essential for drill and specialty tool fluting. X96B’s free-cutting formulation is designed for fast-fluting of standard end mills and other tools benefiting from low-power fluting.


Cost-Benefit Showcase: Flute Grinding

3M™ Hybrid Diamond Grinding Wheels can achieve an overall cost savings of 33%.

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Overall cost savings: 33%

Example: at 10,000 workpieces/year = $4,400 total savings for single operation

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If you’re curious about custom abrasive solutions, we can help. Fill out our contact form, start a chat or call 1-866-279-1235 and our precision grinding and finishing experts can get you what you need.

If you’re curious about custom abrasive solutions, we can help. Fill out our contact form, start a chat or call 1-866-279-1235 and our precision grinding and finishing experts can get you what you need.


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