Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools

Durable Flap Disc is designed for extended wear.

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Durable Flap Disc is designed for extended wear.

May 17, 2012 - Designed for extended life and to minimize changeovers, ENDURO-FLEX finishing disc has flap configuration with cloth and abrasive composition. Backing can be trimmed down, adding longevity to product. Design promotes consistent surface finish and material removal; 5 in. disc with Grit 40 removes up to 2,500 g over its lifespan. Suitable areas of use include finishing steel and stainless steel, aluminum, and other alloys.

Walter Surface Technologies - Windsor, CT

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WALTER ENDURO-FLEX Raises the Bar on Metal Finishing

Press release date: May 15, 2012

The most durable flap disc available. Period. Guaranteed longest life and less disc changeovers.

Windsor CT -- Walter Surface Technologies announces the launch of the improved longer life ENDURO-FLEX finishing disc for metal finishing applications. "We are proud to bring to market a true breakthrough. Through our in-depth industry knowledge and creative research, we have been able to introduce this remarkable trail-blazing product," says Timothy Houghton, President and COO of Walter Surface Technologies International.

A DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT IN PRODUCTIVITY Developed by Walter Surface Technologies, the improved ENDURO-FLEX disc features a totally new design and flap configuration with an exclusive cloth and abrasive composition. Patented backing can be trimmed down adding total longevity to the product. This breakthrough innovation offers a more consistent surface finish, and most importantly, removes more material. A 5-inch disc with Grit 40 removes up to 2,500 grams over its lifespan - performance is comparable in other disc sizes and different grit sizes.

New Walter Enduro-Flex is highest performer where longevity and cost reduction are main goals.

Longevity of the new design lowers costs. Overall this results in less disc changeovers as well as less waste over the long-term, making it the ideal solution for finishing steel and stainless steel, aluminum, and other alloys. To view a product demo, click here.

About WALTER - 60 years of success Walter Surface Technologies a privately held company with its US headquarters in Windsor, Connecticut has been a leader in surface treatment technologies for 60 years, and has been providing high productivity abrasives, power tools, tooling, chemical tools and environmental solutions for the metal working industry. Founded in Montreal in 1952, the company is now established in 7 countries throughout North America, South America and Europe. For additional information: