Press Release Summary:
Featuring 100% aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive, Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels provide clean, precise, straight, burr-free cut with 045 in. thinÂ design that reduces material waste, accelerates cutting process, and minimizes kerf loss. Design also lends to extended use and minimizes required pressure while cutting. SuitedÂ for portable, guarded right angle grinders, cut-offÂ wheels come in Type 01 (4–7 in.) and Type 27 (4–9 in.).
Original Press Release:
New Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels Provide Optimal Aluminum Oxide Cutting Solution for Steel and Ferrous Metals
Worcester, MA U.S.A. — Norton | Saint-Gobain, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of performance-engineered abrasives, has introduced a major upgrade to their Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels, providing the best aluminum oxide (A/O) option in the market for cutting steel and ferrous metals. Norton RightCut products offer the longest life and fastest cut with more stability and a narrower pass. See Gemini RightCut Wheels at FABTECH 2014 in Booth C-1606 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta from November 11-13. To view a video and comprehensive product details, visit (http://www.nortonindustrial.com/Gemini-RightCut.aspx).
The latest generation Norton Gemini RightCut wheels are 100% A/O abrasive, infused with a new bond technology and process, for a thinner wheel design and low kerf loss. Strong, extra-thin .045" wheels result in less material waste and quick cutting action. Providing a clean, precise, straight, burr-free quality cut, RightCut wheels offer up to 20% faster cutting than a standard wheel. The wheels are longer lasting, extending wheel usage up to 70% more than conventional wheels. The new Norton Gemini RightCut wheels also require less pressure while cutting, giving operators a more comfortable, easier-to-use cut-off solution.
"Our exclusive new design on the Gemini RightCut wheels will outlast and outcut competitive A/O blades," said Ms. Debbie Gaspich, Norton | Saint-Gobain Director of Product Management, North America. "Operators will also appreciate a comfortable cut, as the wheels quickly and easily slice through a variety of steels."
Norton Gemini RightCut wheels are a cost-effective cut-off solution for portable, guarded right angle grinders and are ideal for numerous metal slotting and cut-off applications including on bolts and studs, angle iron, tubing and sheet metal in a variety of materials ranging from carbon to stainless steel. Type 01 (4" - 7") and Type 27 (4" - 9") wheels are available.
About Norton | Saint-Gobain
Norton is a brand of Saint-Gobain. Norton | Saint-Gobain is the world’s leading manufacturer of a wide array of abrasive products. For applications ranging from rapid stock removal to precision finishing in all industries, products are offered in BEST, BETTER and GOOD performance/ price tiers for meeting the needs of all end users. (http://www.nortonindustrial.com/)
Saint-Gobain is the world leader in abrasives and in building materials, and is the only international manufacturer to offer a full complement of abrasives products to customers worldwide. Saint-Gobain Abrasives has more than 16,000 employees and approximately 100 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain’s Abrasives business has 2,243 employees and 11 manufacturing sites.
Founded in 1665 and headquartered in Paris, Saint-Gobain had worldwide sales of $55.8 billion in 2013 and employs approximately 187,000 people in 64 countries. The company has more than 265 locations in North America and approximately 19,000 employees. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain reported sales of approximately $7.9 billion in 2013.
For information about Saint-Gobain in North America, visit www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com.