Norton Abrasives offers its Gemini XXL aluminum oxide depressed-center grinding wheels for improved performance and increased metal removal rates on hard-grade carbon steel applications, weld repairs, flashing and jobs requiring a quick turnaround. The company says its wheels can improve metal removal rates by as much as 40 percent, resulting in lower costs. The grinding wheels feature aluminum oxide abrasive for consistent performance. They are available in 1/4" Type 27 wheels with diameters ranging from 4 1/2" to 9" and heights of 7/8" and 5/8" to 11".
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