Cut-Off Wheels feature diamond coating.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring color-coded labels, Diamond Cut-Off Wheels help users select correct wheel for cutting job. Orange background behind horizontal stripe identifies PS-FORTE or Universal Line for general-purpose cutting. Silver background signifies SG-ELASTIC Performance Line for industry and trade professionals, while blue background identifies SG-PLUS Special High Performance Line. All come in diameters from 4 ½-16 in., thicknesses from .060-.125 in., and bore sizes of 5/8, 7/8, and 1 in.

Original Press Release:

Three New Product Lines Added To PFERD Diamond Cut-Off Wheels

March 4, 2008, Leominster, MA- Cutting concrete, hard stone, bricks or even granite and other abrasive materials now being commonly used in today's construction jobs can be tough tasks, especially in attaining optimum results. PFERD Diamond Cut-Off Wheels simplify these tasks two ways. One- their high grade diamond coating lets them cut quickly and efficiently. Two- their three new lines have color coded labels that help users select just the right wheel for the specific cutting job at hand.

An orange background behind the horizontal stripe on a PFERD cut-off wheel indicates it is the PS-FORTE or Universal Line which is the cost efficient choice for general purpose cutting. A silver background color signifies the PFERD SG-ELASTIC Performance Line which meets industry and trade professional standards. Finally, a blue background identifies the PFERD SG-PLUS Special High Performance Line which provides the ultimate in quality and cutting performance. All wheels are clearly charted by application in a selection guide shown in Section 206 of the new PFERD Catalog. Here, all construction materials are listed including terra cotta, cinder blocks, asphalt, concrete stone, concrete roof tiles and pipe, slate, granite, clay and clinker bricks, exposed aggregate concrete, marble and glazed ceramic tiles. Other guides also show recommended wheel by specification number and the recommended power tool speed setting.

All PFERD diamond cut-off wheels are Flat (Type 1). They are available in both continuous edge and segmented edge styles and in diameters from 4 1/2" to 16", thicknesses from .060" to .125" and in three bore sizes, 5/8, 7/8" and 1". Segmented edge wheels have different segment heights and widths depending on the wheel's diameter.

For more information on the new PFERD Diamond Cut-Off Wheel Lines and a copy of the new Catalog with 9000 other abrasive solutions, call 1-800-342-9015 or email or go to the improved PFERD website at
PFERD INC. is the U.S. subsidiary of the August Ruggeberg GmbH & Co. of Marienheide, Germany, a 209 year old world leader in the design and manufacture of quality abrasives, brushes, hand tool accessories and power tools. Advance Brush is a subsidiary of PFERD INC.

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