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Industry-leading experts to provide time- and money-saving solutions for challenging deburring applications   CRESCO, Pa. — July 15, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning will attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 in Chicago, September 12 – 17 at booth N-6748 in the North Building, B Hall at McCormick Place.    The company will be introducing... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 08:17
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  CRESCO, Pa. — June 17, 2016 — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the availability of its new Pipeline Brochure. Featuring high-performance stringer bead wheels, bonded abrasive wheels, flap discs and more for weld preparation and cleaning on demanding pipe applications, the four-page, full-color brochure has been designed to simplify the process of selecting the right product for... + continue reading
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 15:52
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Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler   This article first appeared in the November 2015 issue of The Fabricator The welds in pressure vessel fabrication have to be of the highest quality. The proper surface preparation tools and techniques can help to ensure those critical welds pass the toughest inspections.       Figure 1 Many industries use pressure vessels to transfer or store gas or liquid under high pressure... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:51
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Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler This article first appeared in the November 2015 issue of The Fabricator Resinoid-bonded cutting wheels can address a variety of routine manual metal applications in which flexibility and portability are necessary. By following a few best practices, you can extend wheel life, promote safety, and improve productivity and efficiency within the process.   Resinoid-bonded abrasive cutting wheels are portable,... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:51
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Reducing cost of ownership and boosting productivity—these concepts are often at odds on the shop floor, but they don’t have to be. Consider metal finishing. A fabricator charged with postweld cleanup on a metal tube might favor a disc that provides maximum cutting action. The fabricator’s main goal is to remove that excess material buildup and move on to the next tube to continue the cleanup operations. Read on....    
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:50
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Speed, orientation, and pressure all affect the successful operation of hand-held tools. Read on...    
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:49
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David Jescovitch Business Development Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler   This article first appeared in the April 2015 issue of Fabrication & Metalworking   In inter-pass and post-weld surface cleaning applications, the tips of a wire brush wear with normal use, which in turn reduces the cut rate of the brush over time. Because of this it has long been a common practice in the industry to occasionally take the brush off the grinder and flip it over to take... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:48
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Comments from Rick Hopkins Sr. Product Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler This article with comments from Rick Hopkins first appeared in the May 2015 issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding   Speaking with surface grinding experts, there really is no one abrasive wheel that fits all applications perfectly when it comes to cutting and grinding, however there are products that will deliver the cutting productivity and grinding stability to safely get the job done. These... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:47
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Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler This article first appeared in the February 2015 issue of Fabricating and Metalworking   Surface preparation and cleaning is just one part of the large process of oil and gas pipeline welding, but it’s a step that can have a significant impact on the productivity, quality and efficiency of the job. Proper preparation and cleaning in pipeline welding applications can help extend tool life, benefit operator safety and... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:45
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Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler   This article first appeared in the January 2015 issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding   The 4 1/2-inch grinder is one of the most popular tools used in the surface conditioning market today. While it is the most popular size of small right-angle grinder, welders, welder’s helpers and fabricators who use this tool most frequently pair it with a 4-inch-diameter stringer bead wheel.... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:44
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