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Sanding Discs utilize high-tech blend of abrasive grains.

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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.

Original Press Release

Walter Surface Technologies launches COOLCUT XX- the Toughest Sanding Discs on the Market

Press release date: June 10, 2014

Industry-leading sanding discs now deliver 90 percent more stock removal - six times more than regular sanding discs

Windsor CT — Walter Surface Technologies, a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, today announced key updates to its industry-leading COOLCUT XX sanding discs. COOLCUT XX is a Walter high-performance product that features an exclusive high-tech blend of abrasive grains as well as bond and cooling agents – enabling industry workers to blend and finish more pieces than ever before with the toughest sanding disc on the market today.

The new and improved COOLCUT XX 4-1/2”, 5” and 7” general purpose sanding disc products feature CycloneTM self-sharpening grains technology which remove more material in less time when compared to a regular sanding disc – six times more stock removal compared to regular sanding discs. Featuring a flexible cross-centre design on all 4 ½” (115mm) and 5” (125mm) for mounting ease, the COOLCUT XX sanding discs are suitable for heat-sensitive metals such as stainless steel, sanding and finishing of stainless and alloys, weld removal, grinding and more. All 7” sanding discs are preformed to fit precisely on Walter Surface Technologies’ Turbo backing pads without warping, allowing maximum contact with the work piece. Additionally, ribbed backing provides added heat dissipation. Turbo backing pads should be used with COOLCUT XX discs for maximum benefit.

With the orange cooling agent, it also ensures cool cutting to prevent burning and distortion – the COOLCUT XX now delivers 90 percent more stock removal than previous versions, ​provides two times faster cutting than regular sanding, and is designed to provide a consistent surface finish, disc after disc.

“We are pleased to announce the new COOLCUT XX sanding disc products are designed for demanding industry environments and today stand as the toughest sanding discs on the market. Today’s industry users are looking for sanding discs that offer a high material removal rate to ensure high levels of operational efficiency and productivity compared to conventional sanding disc products,” said Jonathan Douville, Product Manager, Walter Surface Technologies International.

COOLCUT XX sanding discs are available immediately.

About Walter Surface Technologies
Walter Surface Technologies provides innovative solutions for the global metal working industry. From high performance abrasives, power tools and tooling to industrial parts washing systems, cleaners, degreasers and lubricants Walter focuses on helping its customers work better. Founded in 1952, the company is established in 7 countries throughout North America, South America and Europe. International headquarters is in Montreal and US headquarters is located in Windsor, Connecticut. Key certification and awards include ISO 9001: 2008, Wall Street Journal Award; Deutscher Material Preiz; American Eagle Award; CleanTech Cleaning Technology Award.

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