Abrasive Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels increase working life, stock removal.

July 26, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends to maximize user grinding safety and efficacy, Norton Century45™ Centerless Wheels provide continually sharp wheel face that increases stock removal and reduces grinding times. Chemistry optimizes grain retention, which porosity for given hardness and thereby offers hard grade with softer grade performance. Design also decreases grinding noise levels. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Discs cut titanium and brass.

July 22, 2016

Designed with silicon-carbide based formulation, Zip Titan™ and Chopcut Titan™ help prevent materials being cut from overheating. Keeping metal cooler helps preserve mechanical properties and surface integrity of titanium and brass. Both discs offer extended lifetime as well as faster and freer cuts. Chopcut Titan™ is designed specifically for performance cutting on portable chop saws. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sanding Disc provides maximum stock removal on any surface.

July 1, 2016

Formulated with blue zirconium grain blend to accelerate material removal, Topcut™ Sanding Disc is designed for finishing applications on steel and stainless steel. Cooler sanding helps to preserve metals and ensure they will not overheat. Discs are supplied in protective packaging designed with humidity control to preserve wheel's physical properties until ready for use. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels minimize noise.

June 20, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends, Century 45™ Grinding Wheels feature centerless bond platform with exclusive chemistry that optimizes grain retention. Continually sharp face maximizes stock removal, minimizing grinding times through fewer passes. Capable of decreasing grinding noise levels by as much as 23.2 dB, wheels are suited for bar grinding, fastener and tool grinding, automotive or aerospace components, as well as bearing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

POLIFAN®-CURVE Flap Discs from PFERD INC Yield Excellent Grinding and Fnishing Results

June 16, 2016

POLIFAN®-CURVE flap discs bring new levels of performance and economy to an array of applications, including chamfering, deburring, contour grinding and ornamental iron fabrication. Milwaukee, WI — POLIFAN®-CURVE flap discs from PFERD INC bring significant advantages to rough and finish grinding applications. A patented, proprietary design to PFERD, POLIFAN-CURVE offers a fast, productive... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Flexible Shaft Machine delivers multifunctional operation.

June 16, 2016

Via interchangeable hand pieces, Rotomax functions as angle grinder, straight grinder, drum polisher, belt sander, tube polisher, or die grinder. Power ranges from 2.0–4.7 hp, and electronically controlled speeds range from 500–15,000 rpm in increments of 100 rpm. While lack of gearing lends to quiet operation, industrial-grade motor and solid-state electronic control ensure constant speed and torque during any application. Soft start, integrated braking, and LED speed gauge are standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX Highlights the Next Generation of Micromachining at IMTS 2016

June 13, 2016

KENT, Wash., June 1, 2016 - At IMTS 2016 this September, OMAX Corporation will showcase the next generation of the MicroMAX® abrasive waterjet, capable of producing the most accurate parts in the industry. The latest model of the MicroMAX includes accuracy enhancing upgrades and expanded accessory compatibility. “Since its introduction, the MicroMAX has offered industry leading part... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels cut cycle times and noise levels.

June 3, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends to maximize grinding safety and efficiency, Norton Century45 Wheels provide continually sharp wheel face that achieves over 30% more stock removal versus standard products. Wheels also minimize grinding noise levels by as much as 23.2 dB, even with hard-to-grind alloys such as Inconel 718. Products are suited for bar grinding, fastener and tool grinding, automotive/aerospace components, and bearing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX to Tout Engineering Benefits of Abrasive Waterjet Technology at IMTS

May 12, 2016

KENT, Wash. – OMAX Corporation will highlight how the company’s abrasive waterjet technology is engineered to provide successful cutting solutions to the manufacturing industry at IMTS 2016. OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Wire Brushes, Abrasive Discs come in various sizes and styles.

April 26, 2016

MATHESON Select® industrial wire brushes and flap discs are intended for metal surface preparation and weld cleanup applications. Wire brushes are hand tools offered in various sizes, and flap discs are abrasive discs intended for use on power grinders and offered in various styles, sizes, and grits. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Wheels feature pure ceramic oxide grain.

April 15, 2016

Featuring hardness grade Q, Series CO 24 Q SG is suited for weld grinding, chamfering, deburring, and surface grinding. Depressed center grinding wheels employ contamination-free abrasives without fillers or blends and are rated for stainless steel (INOX). Offering optimal results on high-powered angle grinders, wheels are available in sizes from 4.5 in. diameter x ¼ in. thick with max speed of 13,300 rpm to 9 in. diameter x ¼ in. thick with max speed of 6,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX Corporation to Highlight Abrasive Waterjet Technology at MMTS

March 31, 2016

KENT, Wash. - OMAX® Corporation will showcase the many benefits of abrasive waterjets as a co-exhibitor in Spark Co. booth 625 at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS), May 16-18. Visitors to the booth will experience firsthand how OMAX abrasive waterjet machines allow shops to process virtually any material, part thickness or geometry more effectively than other fabrication... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Grinding Wheels help minimize operator fatigue.

March 23, 2016

Constructed using precisely engineered iron, sulfur, and chlorine-free resin technology, QUANTUM3™ (NQ3) Depressed Center Grinding Wheels provide uniform abrasive distribution throughout wheel. Unique bond was designed for retaining grains long enough during and after grain fractures, optimizing cut rates and wheel life. Offered in 4 x ¼ x 3/8 in. to 9 x ¼ x 7/8 in. sizes, wheels come in 12 Type 27 all-purpose models, 1 Type 28 all-purpose model, and 2 Type 27 models for foundry applications. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools, Green & Clean

Floor Pad Scrubs, Buffs, Strips, and Polishes Floors while it Creates Jobs

March 4, 2016

Impact Earth™ Floor Pads from Impact Products include top quality stripping, scrubbing, spray buffing, polishing, and burnishing pads in a variety of dimensions. And these floor pads are also part of the USDA Bio-Preferred program, making them the greenest and most sustainable in the industry. Made from renewable, plant-based materials, Impact Earth pads are part of the “bio economy”... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Finishing Equipment has Arrived at Ran-Tech

March 2, 2016

We are very excited about our new Apex automated sheet sander.  We anticipate this equipment to free up manufacturing resources and speed processing of parts. MACHINE FEATURES

  • 13" wide sanding area.
  • Dual infeed and outfeed pinch rolls to ensure parts feed through machine properly
  • One- to three-head configurations with drum, brush, disc or combination... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Flexible Abrasive Stars aid small diameter inner deburring.

February 26, 2016

POLISTAR flexible abrasive stars are designed for work on hard-to-reach inner surfaces of small-diameter bores and pipes in ¼–1 ½ in. dia range, and POLISTAR-TUBE multi-stage tubing system, manufactured using only stainless steel rivets, prevents corrosion on stainless steel pipes. Available in range of diameters and grit sizes, products can be stacked in several layers and aligned at offset from one another for optimal effect. Multi-stage internal fin-grinding system optimizes efficacy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Multi-Mode Sanders conserve time during surface preparation.

February 22, 2016

Addressing needs of painters, remodelers, cabinetmakers, furniture makers, and other professionals, Rotex sanders offer dual mode operation. Gear-driven aggressive rotary mode suits rapid stock removal or polishing, while random orbital mode is designed for finish or detail sanding. Models include Rotex RO 150 FEQ (720 W), Rotex RO 125 FEQ (500 W), and Rotex RO 90 DX (400 W). Latter lets users switch from circular pad to delta-shaped pad in seconds and without any tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Paints & Coatings, Services

Surface Finishing and Abrasives App Helps Metalworking Professionals Work Better

February 17, 2016

Download the new Walter Abrasives Selector for on-the-job use Montreal QC / Windsor, CT – Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, announced today the launch of the new Walter Abrasives Selector app available for all iOS and Android smartphones. The free app is designed to help metalworking professionals select the optimum abrasive solution... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Abrasive Discs deburr, blend, and finish all metals.

January 18, 2016

With abrasive grain impregnated throughout whole disc in layers of non-woven cotton, Quick Change Disc Max aggressively grinds and blends while leaving consistent finishes in one action. Discs are available in 2 and 3 in. diameter sizes and 24, 36, 54, 80, and 120 grit in either Medium or Flexible bonds. Read More