Surface Finishing and Abrasives App Helps Metalworking Professionals Work Better

Download the new Walter Abrasives Selector for on-the-job use

Montreal QC / Windsor, CT – Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, announced today the launch of the new Walter Abrasives Selector app available for all iOS and Android smartphones. The free app is designed to help metalworking professionals select the optimum abrasive solution for any possible application they may encounter.

"We're an innovation leader in our industry, bringing to market cutting-edge product design and engineering," said Dan Pirro, Vice President of Marketing for Walter Surface Technologies. "Our new abrasives selector app will help our customers work more efficiently by putting technical knowledge and practical know-how right on a workers smartphone." 

Walter Abrasives Selector app highlights:

• Designed specifically for metalworking professionals, get the best results in your grinding, cutting and finishing applications by using the optimal abrasive and process based on specific job parameters.

• The simple user interface makes the app easy to use. Select the operation (finishing, sanding, cutting, grinding or blending), specify your tool of choice, and select the desired finish.

• Access technical reference data easily, including safety data sheets, training videos, and Walter product information. Save and email your configurations for future reference, or for ordering.

Download our App! Contest

Users can enter to win one of three $150 prepaid Visa gift cards after downloading the App. 

1. Download the app

2. Click "Contact Us" on the bottom of the home screen

3. Email and keep the default mail subject heading

4. Provide your contact information and promotional code "0101" in the body of the email

The contest will run from February 9th to March 11th, 2016, with the draw taking place on March 14th.

The Walter Abrasives Selector app is available now on the Apple App Store (iOS 7.1 or later) or Google Play Store (Android 4.2 or later). 

For more information on the Walter Abrasives Selector app, visit

About Walter Surface Technologies

Walter Surface Technologies provides innovative solutions for the global metal working industry. From high performance abrasives, power tools and tooling to industrial parts washing systems, cleaners, degreasers and lubricants Walter focuses on helping its customers work better. Founded in 1952, the company is established in 7 countries throughout North America, South America and Europe. International headquarters is in Montreal and US headquarters is located in Windsor, Connecticut. Key certification and awards include ISO 9001: 2008, Wall Street Journal Award; Deutscher Material Preiz; American Eagle Award; CleanTech Cleaning Technology Award.


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