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When choosing the right cutting wheel, take the time to evaluate the application needs and the cost impact on the overall welding operation Companies can save money in a pipe welding operation in many ways. Cutting consumable (cutting and grinding wheel) costs is often the primary target. But it is easy to overlook the hidden costs that are the result of inefficiencies in the process. From reducing downtime to improving productivity, operators are realizing in many cases that buying higher-... + continue reading
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 14:17
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Flap Discs: The Right Selection and Technique Can Save Time and Money By Rick Hopkins, Senior Product Manager – Welding & Fabrication, Weiler Abrasives Group and Ron McCarthy, Director of Marketing, Oliver H. Van Horn Co.    In any metal grinding or finishing application, it is important to have the correct product for the job — it minimizes the risk of removing too much material and reduces the time and cost for the process. When working with thinner materials, flap discs... + continue reading
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 14:00
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Tiger cutting, grinding and combo wheels help complete jobs sooner, without compromising durability   CRESCO, Pa. — September 6, 2017 —  Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning ntroduced its new Tiger® Aluminum cutting wheels, grinding wheels and combo wheels. Tiger Aluminum wheels have been designed with a non-loading formula that keeps them from gumming up, allowing operators to get more... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:11
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New products and advice on weld preparation, cutting, grinding and cleaning can be found at booth B23058   CRESCO, Pa. — August 17, 2017 —  Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning plans to attend FABTECH 2017 in Chicago, November 6 to 9. Visitors to booth B23058 can see the latest in abrasives, along with resin fiber discs, flap discs and more — all of which have been designed to offer... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 14:05
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  Improve Safety When Using Power Tools and Accessories By David Jescovitch, senior district sales manager, Weiler Abrasives Group This article is published in the July 2017 issue of Fabricating and Metalworking. Here are some basic rules to follow for safely operating right-angle grinders, flap discs, die grinders and cutoff wheels, or other handheld tools and accessories. That’s not all: you’ll save some time and money too.   When using handheld tools and accessories... + continue reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 08:07
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Tiger BobCat mini flap discs now deliver enhanced performance and offer threaded “R” mount  CRESCO, Pa. — August 1, 2017 —  Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the expansion of its Tiger® BobCat mini flap disc offering, along with design improvements to enhance performance and extend product life. The enhanced design of the Tiger BobCat mini flap discs offers one and a half... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:14
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The addition of five new products provides serious grinding solutions for working on everything from pressure vessels to rollercoasters and more. CRESCO, Pa. — July 10, 2017 —  Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, announced the expansion of its resin fiber discs (RFDs) offering to include five new products for varying performance requirements: Tiger® Ceramic, Zirc and Aluminum, and Wolverine... + continue reading
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 07:58
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  Tips for Weld Cleaning By Mark Riley, district sales manager, Weiler Abrasives Group, and Ron Silver, certified welding inspector, Oxarc, Inc. This article is published in the August 2017 issue of Welding Journal.  Proper cleaning plays a key role in a successful welding operation. It impacts quality, since a material surface with dirt or impurities can lead to inclusions or issues such as porosity. Surface cleaning and preparation can also impact the appearance of the... + continue reading
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:49
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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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