Grinding Wheels

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.
Grinding Wheels: Articles

Tips for Choosing the Right Product for Welding and Fabrication Surface Finishing

Here are some insights on how to address the varying levels of surface finishing requirements that depend on industry demands and the eventual end use of the finished product.

Why Cotton Fiber Abrasive Wheels Rule the Automotive World

A revolution is taking place in automotive braze removal, where Type 1 cotton fiber wheels are exponentially impacting smooth operations, shrinking costs and negating operating downtime. 

Deburring with Black Ceramic Filament Brushes

Shops that produce engine blocks, heads, cam shafts and crank shafts for powertrains were once plagued with the challenge of removing burrs created by machining. Not anymore.  

Grinding Gamma Titanium Aluminide

New grinding technology is being researched on this intermetallic to help lower the costs of manufacturing aerospace engine components, develop grinding expertise, and design custom-bonded abrasive and superabrasive grinding solutions that are ideal for efficient and damage-free grinding of components made of titanium aluminides.

Documented Cost Savings for Abrasives

Rather than focusing only on energy savings or reducing costs associated with large equipment, manufacturers that are looking for potential savings in their plants should take the time to investigate just how much money they could save by switching out an abrasive. In doing so, they should evaluate fully how labor costs tie into the equation.


Grinding Wheels: Industry News

Jason Industries Names New President and CEO

Brian K. Kobylinski succeeds Jeffry N. Quinn, who remains chairman of their board.

PFERD Appoints Technical Sales Specialist

Tim Lee is responsible for working with customers on their cutting requirements, particularly large diameter cutoff wheels.

PFERD Hosts Career Fair

Students and visitors tour their manufacturing facility and learn about various career opportunities within manufacturing.


Grinding Wheels: Products

New Brushes, Abrasives, Discs for Surface Conditioning

Advanced abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products from Weiler address the most demanding grinding and cutting needs.

Cut-Off Disc Cuts Faster, Cooler Through Steel and Stainless Steel

The reinforced rib on the redesigned Zip Wheel cut-off disc from Walter Surface Technologies is more rigid for consistently straighter cuts and more durability to withstand even the toughest materials.

Re-Engineered Abrasive Flap Discs Offer Maximum Cut Rates and Extended Life

Vortec Pro abrasive flap discs from Weiler have been re-engineered under the Wolverine family of discs to deliver exceptional value.