New Inserted-Nut Grinding Wheels from Saint-Gobain are Customizable

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in diameters from 8 in. thru 42 in. and in grit ranges from 16 thru 220
  • Offer improved wheel life and increased parts per wheel
  • Ideal for a wide range of industries including automotive, bearing, tool manufacturing, compressors, knife blades and job shop/ general machining

Original Press Release:

New Norton Disc Grinding Wheels Offer Over 30% Longer Wheel Life and Consistent, Superior Perfomance

Customizable Double Disc Grinding Wheels are Ideal for Automotive Applications, More.

WORCESTER, MA, USA (March 2, 2020)Saint-Gobain Abrasives, one of the world’s largest abrasives manufacturers, announced the introduction of its new Norton Stellar inserted-nut grinding wheels for double and single disc grinding that offer improved wheel life, increased parts per wheel and lower cost per part. The new grinding wheels are ideal for a wide range of industries including automotive, bearing, tool manufacturing, compressors, knife blades and job shop/ general machining.

Norton Stellar grinding wheels have an over 30% longer wheel life than existing disc grinding products and require less dressing and parameter changes for increased productivity. The new wheels also have an improved material removal rate of more than 15%.

"Our advanced manufacturing process produces homogeneous wheels that have extremely consistent quality from wheel-to-wheel," said Kelly Pica, Sr. Product Manager, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives. "We are very pleased to offer customers our new Stellar double disc grinding wheels that produce excellent, high quality surface finishes throughout the life of the wheels."

Norton Stellar wheels are available in Norton's range of high performance grains and bonds, including the most cutting-edge ceramic grains and advanced bond technologies. All Norton Stellar disc grinding wheels are made-to-order to fit exact customer requirements, and are available in diameters from 8" thru 42" and in grit ranges from 16 thru 220.

Key applications include piston rings, connecting rods, compressor plates, automotive and machinery components, bearing races, hand tools and springs. Click here to learn more including viewing automotive component and professional blade case studies.

Saint-Gobain Abrasives offers powerful, precise, user-friendly solutions which enable customers to cut, shape and finish all materials in the most complex and challenging applications. By working closely with end-users and grinding expert partners, Saint-Gobain Abrasives designs and provides customized solutions to secure the best option for performance, cost and safety. Leveraging its global manufacturing presence, Saint-Gobain Abrasives serves its customers locally through its structured sales operations in over 27 countries, employing over 10,000 people.

Editorial Contact:
Michael McCue, McCue & Associates LLC
p. 978.733.1353

Norton Contact:
Kelly Pica, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives
p. 508-667-4586

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