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Choosing the right product for grinding and surface finishing applications can be daunting. There are numerous types of abrasive products that can be used for these jobs, and each is available in many different sizes, grains and styles. For example, when using a right-angle grinder, the choices for that tool include grinding wheels, flap discs and resin fiber discs — each offering its own advantages and limitations. While it’s good to have many choices, it can also cause confusion. ... + continue reading
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 15:37
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6 Common Mistakes in Automated Brush Deburring By T.J. Boudreau, category manager of High Volume Production, Weiler Abrasives Group Published in the May 2017 issue of Fabricating & Metalworking, p.26.   Implementing an automated brush deburring process can reduce direct labor costs, improve process consistency, and eliminate common health and safety issues. These factors may be appealing to companies that are considering a switch from manual deburring — but it’s... + continue reading
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 10:11
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    Weiler Names New Vice President of Sales, U.S. and Canada Chad McDonald brings more than 18 years of experience in sales and marketing     Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — April 12, 2017 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the appointment of Chad McDonald as the new vice president of sales, U.S. and Canada. In... + continue reading
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:14
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  Weiler Abrasives Group Names New Managing Director, Americas     Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — April 3, 2017 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, announced today that it has appointed Bill Dwyre as Managing Director of the newly formed Americas business. This promotion, part of a larger restructuring, supports the integration of... + continue reading
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 07:44
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Choosing Consumables for Manual Metal Cutting By Tony Hufford, category manager, metal fabrication, Weiler Abrasives Group Published in the February 2017 issue of Fabricating & Metalworking.   There are many tool and consumable options to consider when an application calls for manual metal cutting. Products that can be used span a wide range, including plasma and oxy-fuel equipment, saw blades and diamond cutting wheels.   Resinoid bonded abrasive cutting... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12:03
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INDUSTRY EXPERTS PROVIDE VIEWS ON THE CHALLENGES AND TRENDS FOR THE WELDING INDUSTRY IN 2017 AND BEYOND FABTECH attendees give their outlook for 2017 and beyond for the state of manufacturing Everyone interviewed for this article mentioned the same thing: At Fabtech they all noticed the optimistic, one even dared to say giddy, euphoria. With the election over, the manufacturing community is feeling hopeful.   Aside from many encouraging statistics and trends, some challenges... + continue reading
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 11:55
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New Tiger® Ceramic Cutting, Grinding and Combination Wheels Deliver Superior Life and Cut Rate The latest addition to the Weiler portfolio of bonded abrasive solutions offer maximum performance and productivity   Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — February 1, 2017 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the addition of Tiger® Ceramic to... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:19
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FLEXIBLE FINISHING Understanding flap disc features, including how to trim them Flap discs allow the user to grind and finish with one product. This minimizes the number of products required to complete a job, eliminates the need for product changes and, ultimately, minimizes downtime.   Used almost exclusively on right-angle grinders, flaps can be applied at an angle or flat to the workpiece. Type 29 conical discs with angled flaps provide greater work surface contact for... + continue reading
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 07:43
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Tips for Preventing Long Wire Breakage When Using Power Brushes  By David Jescovitch, senior district sales manager, Weiler Corporation Published in the Dec 2016 issue of Fabricating and Metalworking.   Power brushes offer numerous benefits in surface conditioning, including the ability to clean and prepare a surface for welding without removing base material. When surface conditioning with power brushes, normal use and working conditions over... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 09:28
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How to Select and Use the Best Cutting Wheel for the Job By Rick Hopkins, senior product manager, Weiler Abrasives Group. Published in the Dec 2016 issue of Welding Journal.   A good weld starts with good preparation, and good weld preparation starts with a clean cut. But cutting is an art that requires both skill and knowledge of how to select and use the best cutting wheel for the job. The type of cutting wheel to use for a given application depends largely on what... + continue reading
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:28
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