Abrasives, Belts, Brushes, Grinding Wheels

Six Common Mistakes in Automated Brush Deburring

Here are some ways to avoid six pitfalls that shops must keep in mind when considering a switch from manual deburring to automated brush deburring.
Abrasives, Belts, Brushes, Grinding Wheels: Articles

Choosing Consumables for Manual Metal Cutting

Because resinoid bonded abrasive cutting wheels offer portability and affordability, they are popular for many hand-held metal cutting applications. Here are some things you must know about them and how they should be used to help extend their product life, benefit your operator safety, and improve your shop productivity and efficiency.

Cutting Through the Confusion with Non-Woven Convolute Wheels

The complicated array of convolute wheels being used on the production floor can confuse operators who find it difficult to select the right one for their specific deburring or finishing job. But now a new system simplifies all of that, reducing lost time in selection and downtime due to rework, increasing cost savings through higher productivity.

Reducing Labor Costs by Adding Comfort

Ideal for heavy grinding applications on even the toughest metals, this new grinding disc is at the forefront of abrasive technology, providing metal fabricators with more comfortable, ergonomic working conditions and the highest removal rate for steel and stainless steel.

Tips on Fine Grinding Stainless Steel

Choosing the right equipment and consumables to grind a fine finish on stainless steel can get the job done faster with less operator fatigue. Here are nine ways to create a smooth surface in some typical finishing applications.

Tips for Preventing Long Wire Breakage When Using Power Brushes

Typically caused by improper brush use or using the wrong brush for the application, long wire breakage does not fall under normal brush wear. It can be a costly problem that also poses safety hazards for operators and other workers in the area. Here are some ways to help prevent this issue so that you can get longer life and optimal performance from your power brushes.


Abrasives, Belts, Brushes, Grinding Wheels: Industry News

KBC Tools Granted National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification

They are granted certification by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.

Test Drive Flap Discs, Win a New Mustang GT

Walter Surface Technologies customers who purchase a specially-marked ten-pack of Flexsteel flap discs get a chance to win a special prize.

Abtex Hires New Design Engineer

Josh Prescott provides customer support and helps to direct equipment designs.


Abrasives, Belts, Brushes, Grinding Wheels: Products

Chamfer Blending of Holes Made Easy

By blending and radiusing sharp edges and removing microburrs on chamfered holes, the specialty Flex-Hone for Chamfer Blending tool from Brush Research Manufacturing eliminates stress risers caused by the chamfering operation.

New Literature for Welding Applications

Targeted at various welding industries, this new 52-page catalog from Dynabrade features a diverse line of air tools, abrasives and accessories for all types of grinding, blending and finishing needs.

Abrasive Cut-Off Wheel Designed Specifically for Aluminum

Magna-Cutter abrasive cut-off wheels from Motor Guard are specially formulated to cut aluminum fast, cool and clean with no loading.