Polifan® Z SG Power Steelox flap discs from PFERD Inc. (Milwaukee, WI) have added a new 6 in (Type 29) flap disc in 40 and 60 grit in 7/8 in arbor and 5/8-11 hub versions. With impressive service life and high aggressiveness, this flap disc maintains consistent performance throughout its entire life, yielding maximum economic efficiency for the user. This high performance, Zirconia alumina Z abrasive handles demanding grinding work, delivering optimum stock removal on high-powered angle grinders even at higher contact pressures. Polifan Z SG Power Steelox flap discs are specified for use on steel and stainless steel (inox) and excel in work on weld seams, chamfering, blending, and deburring with reduced vibration, noise and dust levels. They provide long, fatigue-free and resource-saving work with excellent results in the shortest possible time and are available in flat (Type 27) and conical (Type 29) shapes in various diameters, from 4-7 in with either a 5/8-11 threaded hub or a 7/8 in plain arbor hole.
PFERD Inc., 9201 West Heather Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53224, 800-342-9015, www.pferdusa.com.
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The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.
Crawford Co., Seaberg Industries Complete Purchase Agreement
As of Oct 2., Seaberg Industries, a manufacturer of metal fabricated and precision machined parts, components, and assemblies, will operate as part of Crawford Co.’s fabrication division.
Virtual Trade Show to Unveil Latest Mitutoyo Technologies
On Oct. 20-23, Mitutoyo America Corp., together with some of its U.S. Solution Centers, will combine live demos, education and interactive tools to engage customers and distributors. Titan Gilroy, CEO of the industrial and corporate education platform, Titans of CNC, kicks off the event.