Quick-Change Abrasive Discs

September 01, 2010

Three types of quick-change abrasive discs for grinding, blending, and putting a smooth final finish on aluminum, steel, and stainless steel fabrications are available from Rex-Cut Products Inc. Quick-Change Abrasive Discs all feature Type "R" connectors to let users rapidly reduce welds, blend scratches, and apply a final finish to aluminum, steel, and stainless steel fabrications. Three product types are included: Mini-Flap Discs with a zirconium grain abrasive for grinding, Cotton Fiber Discs impregnated with abrasives for blending, and MegaBrite Surface Conditioning Discs with non-woven construction for final finishing. Designed for use with portable right angle grinders, Rex-Cut Quick-Change Abrasive Discs are available in 2"- and 3"-dia. sizes and various grits to match specific job requirements. The Mini-Flap discs provide smooth, controlled grinding with a cushioned feel, the Cotton Fiber Discs run cool and last up to 25 times longer than conventional coated discs, and the Surface Conditioning Discs leave a smooth, clean finish, claims the firm.

Related Glossary Terms

  • abrasive


    Substance used for grinding, honing, lapping, superfinishing and polishing. Examples include garnet, emery, corundum, silicon carbide, cubic boron nitride and diamond in various grit sizes.

  • grinding


    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.