Aluminum Flap Discs suit high heat generating applications.

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Designed for cutting soft metals such as aluminum, 36-grit flap discs contain calcium stearate coating that liquefies under heat to keep them cool and to prevent loading on soft materials. Manufactured from blue-fired aluminum oxide grain and polyester heat-treated backing, discs can also be used on brass, copper, and zinc. Products are available in 4½, 5, and 7 in. dia.



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CGW Introduces Aluminum Cutting Flap Discs



NILES, ILL - April 2007 - CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels has expanded its line of USA-made flap discs with new flap discs made specifically for cutting aluminum. Designed for higher heat generating applications, the new discs contain a calcium stearate coating that liquefies under heat to keep the disc cooler and to prevent loading on soft materials.

Manufactured from premium blue-fired aluminum oxide grain and a polyester heat-treated backing, the new 36 grit discs are available in 4-½", 5" and 7" diameters. Aluminum flap discs can be used on aluminum, brass, copper and zinc.

"This is the first flap disc made specifically for cutting soft metals such as aluminum," said Joe O'Mera, president, CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels.

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels is one of the world's leading suppliers of grinding wheels since 1956. Its U.S. facility serves as a centralized warehouse with manufacturing capabilities and includes customer service and sales/marketing departments.

For more information on the company and aluminum flap discs, contact: CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels, 7525 North Oak Park Avenue, Niles, IL 60714. Phone: 800-447-4248.
Fax: 800-447-3731. Web site: www.cgwheels.com

Please send inquiries to:
Joe O'Mera,
CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels,
7525 North Oak Park Ave.,
Niles, IL 60714.

Corporate Contact:
Debbie Hilander,
800.447.4248

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