Flap Discs are manufactured from zirconia alumina grain.

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With polyester/cotton backing material, XXL Z3 and compact Z3 flap discs offer edge and angled work surface solutions. Available in type 27 or 29 shapes with either 7/8- or 5/8-11 in. arbor holes, XXL Z3 line of flap discs consist of 12 discs in 4½ in. dia and 40, 60, and 80 grit sizes. Featuring flaps compressed at 4° angle, compact Z3 line of flap discs include 6 discs and come in 4½ in. dia, 40-80 grit sizes, and 7/8- or 5/8-11 in. arbor holes.

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CGW Introduces Two Z3 Flap Disc Lines

NILES, ILL -March 2008 - CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels has expanded its' U.S.-manufactured Z3 flap disc line with the introduction of XXL and compact flap discs. Z3 flap discs are manufactured from premium zirconia alumina grain and have a strong polyester/cotton backing material.

The XXL Z3 flap discs have wider flaps that provide more material for easier use on angled work surfaces and longer life. The new flap disc line consists of 12 discs available in 4-½-inch diameter and 40, 60 and 80 grit sizes. XXL discs are available in type 27 or type 29 shapes, with either 7/8-inch or 5/8-11-inch arbor holes.

Compact Z3 flap discs are engineered with 20 percent more material than regular Z3 discs and have flaps compressed at a four degree angle for added strength during rough grinding and edge work. Compact flap discs are available in 4-½-inch diameter, 40 - 80 grit sizes and 7/8-inch or 5/8-11-inch arbor holes. The compact flap disc line consists of six discs.

"Adding the XXL and compact Z3 flap discs allows CGW to offer the end user effective edge and angled work surface solutions," said Joe O'Mera, president, CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels.

Other CGW USA-made flap disc lines include premium Z3, Z3 ultimate, Z3 aluminum backed-type 29, premium Z-stainless, Z-flex, premium A3, aluminum cutting, silicon carbide (sc ultimate) and mini flap discs - type 27 zirconia.

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels is one of the world's leading suppliers of grinding wheels since 1956. Its 80,000 square foot USA facility serves as a centralized warehouse with manufacturing capabilities and includes customer service, sales and marketing departments.

For more information on the company and XXL and compact Z3 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, USA,
7525 North Oak Park Ave.,
Niles, IL 60714.

Corporate Contact:
Debbie Hilander

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