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Featured Category: Quick-Lock Discs
Quick-Lock DiscsQuick Change discs are available with 3 different locking styles: Type S – interchangeable with Norton Speed-Lok TS, Standard Abrasives or 3M TS, Merit Powerlock Type 2 (can be plastic or metal) Type R – interchangeable with Norton Speed-Lok TR, Standard Abrasives or 3M TR, Merit Powerlock Type 3 Type P – interchangeable with Merit Type 1
Surface Conditioning Quick Change Sanding DiscsPremium: PREMIUM Surface Conditioning Discs are made from stiff scrim backed material designed exclusively for disc use, and have excellent grain retention and are smear resistant. They are great for deburring, blending machine tool marks, general surface cleaning, gasket removal and heavy rust and oxidation removal. GP: GENERAL PURPOSE Surface Conditioning Discs are made from stiff scrim backed material designed exclusively for disc use. Best choice for economical deburring. They are great for deburring, blending machine tool marks, general surface cleaning, gasket removal and heavy rust and oxidation removal. Max-Finish: MAX-FINISH Surface Conditioning Discs feature a softer scrim backing and will leave a smooth finish without leaving any "stray" scratches. They are less aggressive than our Premium discs, great when surface finish is the primary concern. HD: HEAVY DUTY Surface Conditioning Discs are a combination of AO and Ceramic grains, with additional resin for added strength and durability. These discs are very stiff and aggressive, which make them the best choice for heavy deburring, weld grinding, and splatter removal.
Hi-Strength Quick Change Sanding DiscsHigh-Strength fibers combined with high grain content make these durable discs ideal for light deburring or final finishing work. Strong fibers resist snagging or tearing. Great for final finish on aerospace parts or edge deburring on extrusions. Easily conforms to irregular surfaces.
Finishing Quick Change Sanding DiscsFinishing discs are made of soft “hand pad” type material. They can remove slight imperfections, light oxidation, and other minor defects. NOT intended for deburring. Designed for light removal of coatings, oxidation, or rust without affecting the base product. The aluminum oxide grain and resin bond combination produce a smooth cut rate and smear-free uniform finish.
General Purpose Surface Conditioning Discs are made from stiff, scrim backed material designed exclusively for disc use. These discs are the optimum choice for economical deburring on most metals, while still providing long life and the highest quality.
They are ideal for:
- Blending Machine Tool Marks
- General Surface Cleaning
- Gasket Removal
- Heavy Rust and Oxidation Removal
Zirc and Ceramic Mini Flap Discs are rigid and aggressive. The Zirc and Ceramic grains are ideal for quick and efficient stock removal and have a longer lifespan than traditional (single layer) quick change discs.
These Mini Flap Discs are designed to reduce heat build up, making them perfect for work with heat sensitive materials like stainless steel, steel, and other metals.
Note: 2” Type S discs must be used with steel mandrel #31560.
3” Type S discs can also use this mandrel, but can also be used with a conventional quick-lock holder #50254.
How to Create #4 Stainless Steel Finish
No. 4 finish is a popular polishing choice for several industries and products. It is characterized by short, parallel polishing lines and is the easiest of the stainless finishes to maintain. The final finish will depend on the material’s application and can range between 120 – 320 grit.
There are 4 basic steps for creating or blending a #4 stainless steel finish:
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