Abrasive Tools

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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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

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

Modular Tooling System shortens changeovers.

June 12, 2015

Part of VersaHone family of honing products, VHT Tooling System is designed to maximize productivity and shorten changeovers from part to part. System features rotary expansion drive with 10:1 eccentric gear ratio and threaded tool connection. With inclusive range of 1.98–22.0 in. I.D. based on modular design, VHT uses standard OH500 and OH700 stones and guides. System is suitable for customers who deal with short runs and broad range of part diameters. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ceramic Grain Abrasives offer optimized self-sharpening.

March 20, 2015

Engineered for high rates of stock removal in metalworking applications, Ceramic PLUS features fine crystalline structure, providing aggressive grains and extended life. XK885Y and XK880Y are available in Polyester Y-Cloth backing (coarse up to 60 grit) and Polyester X-Cloth backing (80 grit and finer). With grits from 20–120, XK885Y is suitable for high pressure, dry/wet grinding applications, while XK880Y, with grits from 24–120, suits medium pressure, dry/wet grinding applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Woven Abrasives blend, clean, finish, deburr, and polish.

March 5, 2015

JacksonLea® heavy-duty non-woven abrasive tools provide consistent cleaning, finishing, and polishing for steel, brass, aluminum, plastics, and wood. Specific products include soft-density, medium-grit, silicon carbide convolute surface-finishing wheels; medium-density, fine-grit convolute light-deburring wheels; hard-density, fine-grit convolute wheels for edge deburring; soft- or hard-density, medium-grit metal-blending wheels; and conformable, general-finishing flap brushes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment, Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesive Gripping Material helps prevents towel contamination.

January 26, 2015

Featuring water-resistant ShurStep® Non-Skid Abrasive Tape, Get A Grip stops drying towels from falling to floor. This household product, comprised of die-cut, non-slip, peel-and-stick solution, applies in seconds to bathroom towel bars, kitchen appliances, and other racks/handles in various areas throughout home. Rubber-based adhesive coating adheres to any smooth, clean, and dry surface and features finely ground abrasive particulates (80 grit). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutting and Sanding Accessories enhance tool versatility.

October 24, 2014

Along with metal core that will not shrink and prevents breaking, 7/8 in. dia 506CU and 1 ½ in. dia EZ506CU Premium Metal Cutting Wheels feature CBN abrasive grit. Oscillating tool accessory, MM730, is used for contour sanding on wood and has 5 unique contour shapes. Sandpaper tubes are available in 80, 120, and 240 grit options. Featuring 60 grit diamond abrasive, MM910 60 Grit Diamond Paper accessory removes tough materials as well as paint/oil stains, mortar, and rust. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Conditioning Products suit challenging applications.

October 20, 2014

Designed for use in belt forms where high-tensile machines and/or operating conditions require belt with low stretch properties, Rapid Prep™ RF (regular flex) A/O products combine aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive grain with strong Y-wt polyester backing. Clean Bond™ resin technology promotes smear-free finish, and Bear-Tex® materials suit surface conditioning applications. Durable and flexible products come in Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Very Fine grit sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Abrasive Wheels/Disc Brushes have crimped rectangular filament.

October 14, 2014

ATB FastCut composite wheels, ATB Uni-Lok max density disc brushes, ATB Uni-Lok Turbo disc brushes, and ATB Uni-Lok quick-change disc brushes are available with crimped rectangular filaments in both silicon carbide and aluminum oxide. While optimized for aggression, flexibility, and conformability, crimped rectangular filament also exhibits cool running properties and allows for accelerated feeding. Areas of use include finishing applications involving tougher materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

A/O Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels cut steel and ferrous metals.

September 24, 2014

Featuring 100% aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive, Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels provide clean, precise, straight, burr-free cut with 045 in. thin design that reduces material waste, accelerates cutting process, and minimizes kerf loss. Design also lends to extended use and minimizes required pressure while cutting. Suited for portable, guarded right angle grinders, cut-off wheels come in Type 01 (4–7 in.) and Type 27 (4–9 in.). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Aluminum-Oxide Honing Stones provide heavy stock removal.

August 5, 2014

Available for Sunnen General Hone tools as well as those of other manufacturers, 60-grit Premium Red Aluminum Oxide Abrasive resists chip loading and galling, even in stainless steel. Product is specifically formulated for machining oil/gas industry parts where fast, base-metal removal is critical to enlarging bore in short cycle time. Abrasive offers alternative for shops where inexperienced machine operators might damage faster-cutting, but higher cost superabrasives. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Automated Wet-Blast System features twin spindle design.

June 16, 2014

Featuring 40 x 40 in. footprint, Vaqua Komet is fabricated from polished 304 SS to ensure corrosion resistance. System provides 2 rotary spindles and programmable motion of wet-blast guns for blast cleaning and surface preparation in work cell. Four wet blasting guns fitted with boron carbide nozzles are mounted on adjustable brackets for correct positioning. Powered by 2 hp electric motor, urethane-lined pump delivers blasting slurry to guns and is designed without bearings or seals. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

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

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Aluminum Oxide Abrasive suits surface conditioning applications.

April 16, 2014

Combining aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive grain with strong Y-wt polyester backing, Norton Rapid Prep™ RF (regular flex) A/O is durable and flexible with low stretch characteristics. Clean Bond™ resin technology, also included, promotes smear-free finish and eliminates rework process steps. Suited for demanding belt and quick change disc applications, surface conditioning product comes in Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Very Fine grit sizes as well as various portable and off-hand belt sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible Abrasive Discs are non-loading on aluminum.

March 26, 2014

Available in 4½, 5, and 7 in. sizes in A36 and A54 grits, Rex-Cut® Type 27 Max Flex Cotton Fiber Wheels enable blending and finishing of aluminum in one-step without requiring waxes or compounds. Multiple cotton fiber layers impregnated with aluminum oxide grains are pressed and bonded together. During operation, wear constantly reveals fresh abrasives. Width of surface contact area optimizes blending and finishing control, while smooth, chatter-free operation helps reduce operator fatigue. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Services

Deburring System handles high volume fineblanked parts.

March 5, 2014

Capable of annual throughput of >15 million parts, Tri-Ten deburring system can be bulk fed by operator/robot or fed directly by upstream press. Vision System stops machine if parts are improperly loaded, and 3 planetary head system removes burrs on parts from 3–0.40 mm thick. While three 254 mm flap discs on first head removes primary stamping burr, six 254 mm application-specific abrasive filament brushes on subsequent 2 heads eliminate secondary burrs and provide specified edge radius. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Polishing Cloth System offers alternative to magnetic disc.

December 4, 2013

Offering alternative to magnetic disc systems often used for grinding and polishing, Fastick™ utilizes core PSA Base disc with pressure-sensitive adhesive on underside and glossy top surface designed to cling to variety of surfaces. Special backing adheres securely, yet is easily removed from Base disc. With no magnet to attract metal debris to polishing cloth, Fastick minimizes risk of contamination while simplifying cloth disposal. 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