Walter Technologies Introduces New Flap Discs for Polishing and Finishing Applications

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Instant Polish™ and Ultimate Shine™ from walter deliver No.8 mirror finishes. The units are are available in 4-1/2 and 5 in. diameter sizes and are used at a maximum speed of 7,300 RPM. Instant Polish discs are suitable for use in automotive, transportation, aerospace and pharma industries. Ultimate Shine™ discs offers mirror finishes with Ra ratings under one micro-inch and are used on stainless steel, steel and non-ferrous metals.

Original Press Release:

Walter Surface Technologies Presents All-New Instant Polish™ Flap Discs for Fast, Single-Step Finishes and Ultimate Shine™ Flap Discs for Outstanding Mirror Finishes

Windsor, CT (August 16 th, 2018) – Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, released two outstanding choices for polishing and finishing projects: Instant Polish™ for fast, single-step finishes and Ultimate Shine™ for superior mirror finishes.

Metalworking professionals can attain exceptional polishing results in a single, fast and easy step with Walter’s new Instant Polish™ flap discs. Now boasting powerful polishing properties and superior engineering, they can easily achieve No. 8 mirror finishes in a single step. As a result, workers can save more time and money. This latest Walter innovation is proven to lower metal roughness averages (RA) by 20 micro-inches and achieve mirror finishes at RAs of less than four micro-inches on tough polishing jobs.

“The science, research, and product development behind Instant Polish™ flap discs is second to none,” explains says Jonathan Douville, Senior Product Manager - Senior Product Manager - Surfox, Finishing & Tooling at Walter Surface Technologies. “They offer longevity and exceptional engineering for consistently high-performance polishing in one quick and easy step.”

Instant Polish™ flap discs are available in 4 1/2” and 5” diameter sizes for use at a maximum 7,300 RPM and optimal 2000 RPM, and offer great performance in automotive, transportation, food and beverage equipment, aerospace, naval and pharma industries, and other sector-specific applications.

When ultra-high-performance finishing capability is a priority, look to Walter’s Ultimate Shine™ flap discs. As a second step towards achieving an exceptional mirror finish, Ultimate Shine™ flap discs ensure a consistent surface finish time and time again. In fact, these flap discs deliver definitive mirror finishes – with Ra ratings under one micro-inch. Long-lasting and versatile, Ultimate Shine™ flap discs are the ultimate tool and deliver consistent capability on a wide range of finishing projects.

“The Ultimate Shine™ flap disc is similar to Walter’s powerful Instant Polish™ flap disc,” says Douville. “It’s a high-performance, long-lasting and productivity-enhancing product. Quite simply, it’s the ultimate finishing tool that helps our customers work better.”

Ultimate Shine™ flap discs are available in 4 1/2” and 5” diameter sizes for use at a maximum 7,300 RPM and optimal 2000 RPM. They are safe for use on stainless steel, steel and non-ferrous metals when used with angle grinders.

The all-new Instant Polish™ and Ultimate Shine™ flap discs are now available. Visit for more information.

About Walter Surface Technologies

Walter Surface Technologies provides innovative solutions for the global metalworking 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 U.S. 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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