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Norton Abrasives

1 New Bond St., Worcester, MA, 01615, USA

  • 508-795-5000

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Patrick Carroll
Phone: 518-266-2227
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Norton Abrasives

machinery & machining tools, portable tools, mechanical components & assemblies

Abrasive Belts improve productivity by reducing process time.

June 30, 2015

Vortex® Rapid Prep Belts come in Low Flex (LF) – high-lift nylon fiber bonded to strong nylon scrim backing – and Regular Flex (RF) – low stretch design with nylon fiber bonded to Y-weight polyester backing – versions. Agglomerated aluminum oxide grain increases cut rate on aluminum, titanium, and stainless steel, while Clean Bond™ resin technology eliminates rework process steps by producing smooth, smear-free finishes for aerospace, metal and stainless fabrication, and MRO applications. Read More

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing, mechanical components & assemblies

Aluminum Oxide Fiber Discs deliver 3X standard AO cut rate.

May 20, 2014

Available in grits 24 through 120, Norton Neon F726 Discs feature proprietary aluminum oxide and organic grain blend. Resin bond system and heavy-duty fiber backing provide optimized grain adhesion. Used primarily in metal fabrication and welding sectors, discs are suitable for light to moderately demanding right angle grinding applications, as well as blending of mild carbon steel and aluminum. Read More

machinery & machining tools, material handling & storage

Depressed Center Wheels feature 100% aluminum oxide abrasive.

April 23, 2014

Available in ¼ in. Type 27 wheels in diameters ranging from 4 ½–9 in. and heights of 7/8 and 5/8-11 in., Gemini XXL Abrasive Wheels provide 50% more life and metal removal than standard aluminum oxide wheels, and work best on hard-grade carbon steel applications, weld repairs, flashing, and jobs that require quick turnaround. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Depressed Center Wheels suit right angle grinding applications.

October 15, 2013

Norton NorZon® Plus Wheels utilize proprietary blend of SG ceramic alumina and Norton BlueFire™ zirconia alumina abrasives, combined with high-performance bond system for optimized grain micro-fracturing. Line also includes NorZon Plus Fast Cut™ Depressed Center Wheels, which accelerate material removal. Micro-fracturing capability provides continual supply of serrated cutting edges, maximizing productivity and wheel life across broad spectrum of right angle grinding applications. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Abrasive Film Rolls suit powertrain polishing applications.

August 28, 2013

Combining patented topside resin system with 2 backing types and grit size color coding, Norton Finium™ Abrasive Microfinishing Film Rolls deliver high material removal and surface finish uniformity. Q351R and Q351S feature either Rough back or Smooth back film and are available in grit sizes from 80–9 microns. Rolls are used in powertrain polishing operations in automotive, truck, marine, small engine, and large engine manufacturing operations. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Creepfeed Grinding Wheel maximize free-cutting capability.

July 5, 2012

QUANTUM(TM) X Creepfeed Wheel features pore-induced construction, ceramic abrasive, and optimal bond for metal removal, including on wide areas and corners. It is available in blank stock in type 01 Straight Wheel, with 6 sizes ranging from 1 x 16 x 5 in. to 5 x 20 x 8 in., while unfinished blank stock wheels come in various abrasives and grit sizes. Applications range from low to medium and high-force on heat-sensitive inconel, titanium, and aerospace alloys. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Portable Foundry Wheels reduce grinding time.

March 1, 2012

BlueFire(TM) zirconia aluminum portable foundry wheels are designed for foundries, welding shops, fabrication facilities, steel mills, and shipyards. Wheels are available in 4NZ, NZC, and NZAC for steel and dirty, scale-covered castings. An extended cutting capacity requires less operator time to remove material. Wheels are available in stock sizes from 4/3 x 2 x 5/8-11 to 6/4-13/16 x 2 x 5/8-11 as well as made-to-order in grit sizes 14-36 and grades N-T. Read More

machinery & machining tools, mechanical components & assemblies

Abrasive Fiber Discs target metal fabricating applications.

March 15, 2011

Norton NorZon® BlueFire(TM) F826 Fiber Discs are available as Speed-Change fiber discs with twist-on and off Speed-Change fasteners, which are available in 5-7 in. sizes and lock to standard back-up pads. BlueFire F826 AVOS products have transparent design and scooped holes that create air flow for cool cutting. Blend of zirconia alumina and ceramic alumina abrasive on products offers micro fracturing capability that allows constant supply of self-sharpening cutting edges. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Abrasive Grinding Wheels suit stainless applications.

March 14, 2006

Charger(TM) Plus depressed center wheels feature blend of zirconia alumina and aluminum oxide abrasives that facilitate cutting and grinding of stainless steels. Available in ¼ and 1/8 in. thickness, wheels produce smooth grinding action that helps reduce operator fatigue. Clean bond contains no sulfur, iron, or chlorine, eliminating opportunity for contamination. Available products include Type 27 grinding and cutting wheels as well as Type 28 saucer wheels. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Grinding Wheels are suited for fluting and punch grinding.

July 7, 2004

Designed for HSS grinding, XGP.90 wheels combine abrasives with vitreous bond, extending wheel life while matching metal removal rates of aluminum oxide grinding wheels. Products can be trued and dressed with single-point diamond tools or rotary dressers. When grinding flute on 7.2 in. high-speed steel tool, wheel produces 20 good tools per dress. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Film Discs provide solid surface finishing.

December 5, 2003

NORaX® U288 Abrasive Discs are made with aluminum oxide abrasive that is formed into file pattern on 3 mil polyester film backing. Discs are color coded: tan is 45 micron, green is 35 micron, and blue is 10 micron. Products are available with Speed-Grip® hook and loop and PSA disc fastening systems. Read More

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