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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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NEW ULTRATHIN CUTTING WHEELS PRODUCE QUICK, CLEAN CUTS AND HAVE DURABILITY TYPICALLY NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THIN WHEELS 4Compared to conventional .045 cutting wheels, ultrathin 1-mm wheels for use with right-angle grinders cut fast and leave a smooth, burr-free cut and a clean seam. Ultrathin cutting wheels are primarily used in thinner materials. Just a few of the many applications include thin sheet metal such as ductwork, tubes, profiles (any type of stamped or punched part that is... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 14:25
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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. Proper surface cleaning and finishing of welded materials is critical to productivity, efficiency and safety in many industries, including food production, pressure vessels, power generation, shipbuilding and transmission pipeline building to name a few. There are varying levels of surface finishing... + continue reading
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 13:37
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  New Tiger® Angled Flap Discs Offer Flexibility for Grinding Hard-to-Reach Places 90-degree angled design delivers an aggressive, long life solution for grinding and finishing   Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — November 7, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has added a new flap disc to its Tiger® coated abrasives lineup. New Tiger... + continue reading
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 08:53
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  Tiger® UltraCut 1 Millimeter Cutting Wheels Deliver Faster Cuts and Longer Life Ultra-thin cutting wheels offer unmatched performance and toughness.   Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — October 31, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has announced a new product in its Tiger® bonded abrasives lineup. The new Tiger UltraCut thin cutting... + continue reading
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:58
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When preparing a material’s surface for welding, and during interpass and post-weld cleaning, it is critical to eliminate all inclusions and pollutants. Between weld passes, however, removing as little material as possible saves time and money since any material removed will ultimately need to be replaced via the most expensive consumable — the filler metal. Removing too much of the base material during pre-weld surface preparation can also affect weld penetration, impacting the strength... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 14:58
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  Weiler Upgrades Roughneck® and Wolverine® Stringer Bead Wheels Stringer Bead wheels have been re-engineered for unmatched cleaning, increased life, effortless operation and better value   Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — September 19, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has announced the upgrade of its Roughneck and Wolverine 4-inch... + continue reading
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 15:48
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Weiler to Introduce New Product Offerings at FABTECH 2016  Attendees of FABTECH can explore a variety of product offerings and product line upgrades at booth N3704   Contact: Monica DeBrot  (515) 557-2068 monicad@2rm.com   CRESCO, Pa. — September 12, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning announced it will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18 at booth N3704 at... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:50
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