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New 3M™ Silver Abrasives for Metalworking and Fabrication

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  • 3M™ Silver is a new class of abrasives featuring 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. These new products last significantly longer than conventional abrasives like aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia, delivering the abrasive life you need and the value you want. All in one wheel.

3M™ Silver Abrasive Wheels

An unbeatable combination of performance and value.

The newest faces in metal grinding and cutting are the 3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheel and Depressed Center Grinding Wheel. They give you the long life and fast cut of 3M Precision-Shaped Grain at an unbeatable value. They’re not just new – they’re revolutionary.

  • 3M™ Silver Depressed Center Grinding Wheels (DCGW) represent a new class of right angle abrasives – powered by the legendary speed and long life of 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. They are an ideal choice for applications like weld removal, beveling, edge chamfering and more – offering a faster cut and longer life than aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia wheels.

  • New 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheels are a new kind of premium performance wheel designed to be affordable for everyday use. Featuring 3M Precision-Shaped Grain technology, these innovative wheels cut cool, to deliver fast, smooth cutting action on all types of ferrous metals, stainless steels and alloy steels. And customers report that they last longer than competitive aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia wheels. That means fewer wheel changes and more finished parts per wheel, to help improve shop productivity and control your costs.

Hear What People Are Saying About 3M™ Silver Abrasives

3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheels and Depressed Center Grinding Wheels offer an unbeatable combination of performance and value – but you don’t have to take our word for it. These manufacturers and fabricators are already reaping the benefits.

  • Success Story | Fabricated Metals

    For weld grinding on carbon steel one customer reports that 3M™ Silver Depressed Center Grinding Wheel delivered 28% faster cutting and 95% less wear than their current aluminum oxide wheel.

  • Success Story | Metal Fabrication

    When cutting steel and stainless steel tubing assemblies, this customer reports 50% less wear with 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheels vs. their standard aluminum oxide wheel.

  • Success Story | Metal Fabrication

    For cutting structural metal sheet and plate, 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheels demonstrated 40% less wear than this customer’s usual aluminum zirconia wheel.

  • Success Story | Steel Manufacturing

    When removing laser slag from Hardox 960 stainless steel, 3M™ Silver Depressed Center Grinding Wheel lasted twice as long and required less operator pressure than conventional ceramic grain wheel.

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We are interested in helping you decide which Industrial Abrasives product work best for your application. A 3M Abrasive Expert will contact you to ensure you're getting the product you need to get your job done right.

If you would like to speak to us about product and technical support questions, please call 0870 608 0090 or email abrasives.uk@mmm.com

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