New Grinding Wheel Emphasizes Operator Comfort
Repetitive motions, especially those involving hand tools, can lead to worker fatigue and even carpal tunnel syndrome. The less tiring you make a job, the more productive employees will be.
Abrasive Brushes for Finishing by Hand or on Machine
Norton, a Saint-Gobain brand, has added to its Blaze line with a series of nylon abrasive brushes made with high-quality ceramic grains to ease integration into automated machinery, machining centers, transfer lines, robotic cells and other specialized machinery as well as portable power hand tools.
Shifting from Manual to Automatic
By partnering with its suppliers as a knowledge resource, this job shop made a successful transition from manual to CNC thread grinding, raising productivity and attracting new business with its increased capabilities.
Agglomerate Grain Extends Abrasive Belt Life
Saint-Gobain Abrasives will showcase the Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Belts featuring an agglomerate grain said to increase belt life up to three times, compared to aluminum oxide grain, and reduce two- to five-grit sequences in blending operations for lower labor and material costs.
Grinding Big Gears from Blanks
Harnessing the latest abrasives technology enables this shop to grind huge gears complete from blanks, eliminating multiple machining steps and providing a smooth surface finish.
Olympic Medalist Signs Autographs in Norton Booth
In honor of Norton’s sponsorship with the USA Luge Team, 2014 Sochi Women’s Singles Luge Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin is signing autographs in Norton Abrasives’ booth (N-7051) Wednesday afternoon.
Grinding Wheels Increase Metal Removal Rates
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.
Bond. Vitrified Bond.
New vitrified bond technology features proprietary chemistry to achieve higher performance as well as extended wheel life for today’s advanced grinding machines.
Anatomy of a New Bond Technology
A new vitrified bond technology features proprietary chemistry to achieve higher performance as well as extended wheel life for today’s advanced grinding machines.
Big Machining for Big Machinery
A significant investment in machining equipment, including an advanced five-axis, 6-meter profile grinding machine, is enabling this Southwestern shop to be more competitive at producing large-scale gears, shafts and other mining components.