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How To Use Flap Disc

One of the more common yet difficult jobs in metal fabrication is using portable tools to take down welds and produce a final finish on stainless steel tube or pipe. Sanding the weld down to a No. 3 or No. 4 finish can seem like a daunting task, but taking it one step at a …

Cutting Wheel Manufacturing Process

Most cutting wheels are manufactured by the cold-press method, in which a mixture of components is pressed into shape at room temperature. The details of processes vary considerably depending upon the type of wheel and the practices of individual companies. For mass production of small wheels, many portions of the process are automated.   Mixing …

What Is Abrasive Wheel?

Plenty of manual cutting applications call for a hand-held grinder and cutting wheel. Cutting sheet metal, sizing a piece for fabrication, cutting out a weld to re-fabricate it, and cutting and notching in pipeline work are just a few examples of what can be accomplished using a grinder and cutting wheel.   Resinoid-bonded cutting wheels …