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Walter Surface Technologies, Inc.

810 Day Hill Rd., Windsor, CT, 06095, US

  • 800-522-0321
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Walter Surface Technologies

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Paints & Coatings

Stainless Steel Polishers achieve one-step #8 mirror finish.

November 25, 2015

Instant Polish Line includes stainless steel polishing products available in 3 formats: pre-applied on Quick Step Instant Polish Disc and Instant Polish Belt or stand-alone paste. Designed for industries where high quality mirrored finishes are required, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and construction and design, these products eliminate 3–4 steps in polishing process, including need to clean in-between polishing steps, and reduce consumable changeover frequency.
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Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Cleaner/Degreaser improves workplace health and safety.

October 28, 2015

Optimized for cleaning and degreasing aluminum in automated and ultrasonic parts washers, ALUSTAR 100 has built in foam and corrosion inhibitor packages and leaves low-residue finish. This mild alkaline cleaner is formulated with Low Energy Surfactant (LES) technology, which efficiently enables cleaning and degreasing in hot parts washers at lower temperatures to help conserve energy. Formulated for sensitive materials, VOC-free product can be used on aluminum and other non-ferrous alloys. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Magnetic Drilling Units are designed for heavy-duty applications.

September 15, 2015

Equipped with ACCUDRILL pressure indicator and material and thickness detector, ICECUT 100 (850 W, 600 rpm) and ICECUT 200 (300 and 600 rpm) promote safe and reliable use. ACCUDRILL safety amp meter in central control panel lets users optimize drilling operation productivity while preventing motor from overloading/overheating. Also included, material and thickness detector will not let drill start when magnetic holding power is insufficient to secure unit to work piece and operate safely. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutting Wheels incorporate narrow-crown technology.

August 28, 2015

Type 27 narrow-crown technology is available on all 4½ and 5 in. ZIPCUT, ZIP+, ZIP Stainless, and ZIP ALU cutting wheels. In addition to extending cutting wheel service life, Type 27 narrow crown technology incorporates metal cladding in center hub that allows for increased cutting depth. Metal cladding also maximizes safety by preventing contact with work piece, which thereby increases worker safety when cutting into metal. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Stainless Steel Surface Cleaners clean, restore, and protect.

August 4, 2015

As pre-primer, SURFOX PRE-WELD removes contaminants from metallic surfaces prior to welding. VOC- and solvent-free SURFOX RENEW restores stainless steel to its original condition by removing rust and oxidation without attacking parent material. VOC-free and non-hazardous SURFOX SHINE removes dust, dirt, fingerprints, oils, and handling marks from indoor stainless steel. All above products are non-toxic and promote clean, healthy, and safe industrial work environment. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean

Bio-Renewable Cleaner/Degreaser works on non-ferrous alloys.

May 18, 2015

Formulated for use on aluminum and non-ferrous alloys, water-based CB 100 ALU leverages raw material derived from plant extracts (Nature Boost). By-products produced during cleaning float to surface, allowing workers to skim contaminants. VOC-free, non-flammable, and softly scented, this non-corrosive and biodegradable product can be used to clean ink, paint, rubber marks, tar, wax, resins, carbon, soot, pastes, adhesives, and other hard-to-clean contaminants. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Cordless Cutter drives 6 in. cutting wheel.

January 7, 2015

Specifically designed for metal workers who are consistently on-location without access to power supply, ZIPWHEEL Cutter utilizes 18 V/5.2 Ah battery with Ventilated Charging System, which charges battery while keeping it cool to extend life. Tool leverages DYNAMAX electronics for rpm control and consistent speed under load, beveled gears to minimize noise, as well as front retaining plate and rear bushing to prevent misalignment while minimizing vibration. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sanding Discs utilize high-tech blend of abrasive grains.

July 15, 2014

Offered in 4½, 5, and 7 in. sizes, COOLCUT XX Sanding Discs feature Cyclone™ self-sharpening grains for maximum material removal. Discs are suitable for heat-sensitive metals such as stainless steel, sanding and finishing of stainless and alloys, weld removal, and grinding. Preformed to fit on Turbo backing pads without warping, 7 in. versions allow max contact with workpiece. Ribbed backing provides heat dissipation, while orange cooling agent ensures cool cutting to prevent burning/distortion. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Plastic Case keeps drill bits safe and ready for use.

May 28, 2014

Made of shock-resistant polyethylene plastic materials, bright orange-colored Walter Drill Bit Carrying Case helps protect Walter drill bits products from water, rust, oil, grease, and other contaminants. Closed, quick-release belt clip provides mobile end-users with practical means to realistically work with 29-piece drill bit set. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Wheel offers optimized material removal rate.

March 18, 2014

Designed for grinding jobs for industry metal fabrication shops, XCAVATOR features aggressive, coarse front layer of enriched Zirconium grain to optimize removal rates. Strengthened disc base/backing promotes grinding power and aggression, while UHR multi-layer manufacturing technology prevents edge flakiness. Free of such materials as iron, sulfur, and chlorine, vibration-absorbing wheel minimizes/eliminates chance of contaminating surfaces such as stainless steel. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Parts Washing System offers eco-friendly cleaning solution.

January 8, 2014

Used with Bio-Circle CB 100 water-based solvent, which is biodegradable and VOC-free, CleanBox Flow removes hardened greases, oils, and residues on small to medium industrial parts. System consists of sink and flow through cleaning brush, basin, and heavy-duty pump that circulates through contaminants. By minimizing dangerous chemicals that create fire hazards and toxic exposure risk, CleanBox Flow and CB 100 help protect workers while reducing need for waste removal and ventilation systems. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Grinding Wheel removes mill scale.

August 13, 2013

Pairing refined, friable abrasives with open diamond cut pattern, FLEXCUT MILL SCALE Grinding Wheel can remove thin layer of iron oxide covering surface of hot rolled steel plates, sheets, or profiles without glazing or disc clogging. In addition to removing mill scale, wheel features FE-Free formulation that is guaranteed to not contaminate aluminum and is effective when used for rust removal on heavily rusted plates, aluminum, or galvanized metal. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Thin Cut-Off Wheel combines precision, durability, longevity.

July 9, 2013

Designed for optimal cutting in thin gage metal under 1/8 in. thick, ZIP ONE TYPE 27 has raised center for extra rigidity and durability that also minimizes friction and eliminates vibration. Design of center hub promotes cutting surface area while enabling straight, sharp, precise, and high-speed cuts. Suited for plunge and flush cutting applications, reinforced and bonded wheel, with mix of abrasives, is resistant to bending and manufactured with iron-free mix. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flap Discs are designed for metal finishing applications.

May 2, 2013

Intended for overall removal, Enduro-Flex features ECO-TRIM backing made from base of natural and sustainable plant fibers; 5 in. disc with Grit 40 removes up to 2,500 g over its lifespan. Enduro-Flex Turbo, used for weld removal, edge breaking, and blending applications, has proprietary mixture of high content self-sharpening grains. Built-in Cyclone Technology, along with flap configuration, lets operators perform with cutting rate of grit 36 with finish of grit 60. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cut-Off Wheel features true 1 mm thickness.

January 18, 2013

Designed for cutting metal thinner than gauge 14 or 5/64 in. thick, ZIP ONE consists of specially reinforced disc bonded with proprietary mix of abrasives that deliver cool cutting, and technology that enables optimal grit distribution throughout disc. Tool allows extremely precise cuts, without vibration and with low friction. Manufactured with iron-free mix, wheel is guaranteed not to contaminate stainless steel.  Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Cleaners/Degreasers feature eco-friendly cleaning agent.

January 17, 2013

As aqueous-based micro-emulsion of NATURE BOOST vegetable extract-derived additive with surfactants, CB 100 removes oils and greases, ink, rubber marks, tar, wax, carbon, soot, and paste. Featuring NATURE BOOST additive in its undiluted form, GS 200 green solvent removes glue, ink, paint, sealant, wax, oils, and greases. Bio-Circle ULTRA, formulated from Bio-Circle L solution and NATURE BOOST additive, removes crude oil, bitumen, heavy grease, and baked-on contaminants. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Weld Cleaning System offers alternative to toxic methods.

September 28, 2012

Replacing mechanical abrasion and pickling paste with electrolyte solution, SURFOX produces consistent finish on stainless steel. Unit pumps conductive electrolyte solution through application pad, which simultaneously cleans and passivates part at 3–6 fpm. Internal circuitry provides steady current, so cleaning unit has no down-time. Using illuminated panel to display numeric value of passivation on surface, passivation tester enables workers to evaluate quality of weld cleaning. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flap Disc suits metal finishing applications.

May 30, 2012

Featuring cloth and abrasive composition, ENDURO-FLEX delivers consistent surface finish on steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other alloys. Patented backing can be trimmed down, adding longevity to product. Five inch disc with Grit 40 is capable of removing up to 2,500 g over lifespan. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Finishing Disc is designed for working with metals, alloys.

May 25, 2012

Used for finishing steel and stainless steel as well as aluminum and other alloys, ENDURO-FLEX features design and flap configuration with cloth and abrasive composition. Disc produces consistent surface finish, and backing can be trimmed down in order to increase operational longevity. Latter results in decreased disc changeover requirements as well as reduced waste. With Grit 40, 5 in. disc removes up to 2,500 g over its lifespan. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Durable Flap Disc is designed for extended wear.

May 17, 2012

Designed for extended life and to minimize changeovers, ENDURO-FLEX finishing disc has flap configuration with cloth and abrasive composition. Backing can be trimmed down, adding longevity to product. Design promotes consistent surface finish and material removal; 5 in. disc with Grit 40 removes up to 2,500 g over its lifespan. Suitable areas of use include finishing steel and stainless steel, aluminum, and other alloys. Read More

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