Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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152 MMS November 2017 mmsonline.com FABTECH 2017 November 6 - 9 The coarse discs are ideal for aggressive weld removal and sur face blending on steels, w hile the m e dium disc s wor k we ll on sof te r metals and alloys. Users can save labor and c o n s u m a b l e c o s ts by r e d u c i n g a p p l i c a ti o n steps compared with coated f lap discs. The d is c s of fe r a c o m b in ati o n of a c o nfo r m a b l e f i b e r m atr i x a n d c e r a m i c g r a i n, re s u l ti n g i n i m p rove d c u t c o ntro l a n d s u r f a c e b l e n d i n g over traditional coated flap and fiber discs. The blended fiber web dissipates workpiece debris for improved product life and shape integrity. Its Clean Bond resin system is designed to prevent smearing and produce a controlled wear rate. According to the company, the nonwoven discs can produce a 26 percent higher cut rate, with less shedding and two times the life when com- pared to other products. The discs are available in 12 sizes and three nonwoven types. Quick-change discs are avail- able from 2" to 4" TR attachment. Hook-and-loop discs are available in both 0.875" hole and no hole from 4 1 / 2 " to 7" diameter. Speed-change discs are available from 4 1 / 2 " × 5 / 8 "-11 fastener to 7" × 0.875" fastener. Norton Abrasives, Saint-Gobain Abrasives Inc., call 800-446-1119 or visit sgabrasives.com. DOOR ISOLATES HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS WHILE ENABLING ACCESS TO THEM DYNATECT MANUFACTURING INC., BOOTH A3209 Dynatect's Gortite VF automated machine safety door is designed to isolate hazardous operations

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