Finishing Wheels have nylon surface.

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Fibratex® CFX unified wheels are formed by compressing and bonding layers of non-woven synthetic web material together. Products are available with fine, medium, coarse, and extra coarse aluminum oxide and silicon carbide abrasive grains. They are offered in 7 densities, from 2-9, and diameters from 1-12 in. in widths from 1/8-1 in. Products are suited for deburring, polishing, cleaning, and finishing of metals and composites.



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Carborundum Abrasives' New Nylon Surface Finishing Wheels Lower Finishing Cost By Up To 30 Percent



WORCESTER, Mass., July 25, 2003- In on-the-job tests deburring pipe threads, radiusing turbine blades, blending welds, finishing saw blades and cleaning steel castings, the new more aggressive Fibratex® non-woven wheels last up to 20% longer than competitive wheels and proved to lower total finishing cost by up to 30%.

The new line of Carborundum Fibratex CFX unified wheels are available in a broad range of densities, grits and thicknesses for deburring, polishing, cleaning and finishing of metals and composites.

Unified wheels are formed by compressing and bonding layers of non-woven synthetic web material together to create an abrasive wheel. Unified wheels are used on portable, bench and other fixed base grinders used in production and maintenance operations.

Carborundum CFX wheels are available with fine, medium, coarse and extra coarse aluminum oxide and silicon carbide abrasive grains. Seven densities, from 2-9, are available for light cleaning and finishing of soft metals like aluminum and copper to very aggressive blending of welds and heavy deburring of stainless steel and advanced alloys. Diameters offered are 1 to 12 inches in widths of 1/8 to 1 inch.

Carborundum is a brand of Saint-Gobain Abrasives, a division of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. Saint-Gobain, one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world, is a leading producer of abrasives, building materials, flat glass, insulation, reinforcements, packaging, pipe, ceramics and high-performance plastics. Headquartered in Paris, Saint-Gobain's annual sales approximate $28.6 billion. The company has more than 173,000 employees in 47 countries. In the U.S. and Canada, Saint-Gobain employs about 26,700 people, and has 195 manufacturing locations. Its total U.S. and Canada sales in 2002 were $6.4 billion. Saint-Gobain's web site is www.saint-gobain.com.

The Carborundum web site is www.carborundumabrasives.com.

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