Quick-Step XX Sanding Disc

July 01,2014

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced QUICK-STEP XX, the latest addition to the company's QUICK-STEP family of sanding disc products. The new QUICK-STEP XX combines both a high removal rate and a semi-fine finish. The new QUICK-STEP XX removal rate is twice as fast when compared to regular Velcro and PSA (pressure sensitive adhesive) sanding discs and this new disc boasts an extra-long life, with at least six times the stock removal compared to regular sanding discs, according to the company.

Designed for a range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, appliances, and pharmaceutical, QUICK-STEP XX leverages exclusive Cyclone Technology, a high-tech blend of abrasive grains, and combines it with a special cooling agent to ensure cool cutting and prevent burning and distortion, allowing end-users to blend and finish more pieces in less time.

The QUICK-STEP XX also features self-sharpening grains — allowing for a consistent high cutting rate throughout the lifetime of the sanding disc — along with an extra strong cloth backing designed to be resistant to ripping when catching an edge, unlike regular paper discs. Paired with an interface pad, the QUICK-STEP XX sanding disc offers greater flexibility, making it ideal for curved surfaces.

"For end-users demanding greater flexibility, added durability, and the ability to efficiently blend and finish more pieces more quickly and cooler than ever before, QUICK-STEP XX meets and exceeds these industry requirements," said Jonathan Douville, Product Manager, Walter Surface Technologies.

Related Glossary Terms

  • abrasive

    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.

  • backing

    backing

    1. Flexible portion of a bandsaw blade. 2. Support material behind the cutting edge of a tool. 3. Base material for coated abrasives.

  • burning

    burning

    Rotary tool that removes hard or soft materials similar to a rotary file. A bur’s teeth, or flutes, have a negative rake.