Precision Grinding: Surface Modification at its Finest

Centerless grinding. Creep-feed grinding. Cylindrical grinding. Gear grinding. Tool grinding. They all demand precision. And to achieve the highest precision, you need the best abrasives. 3M offers all the abrasives to take your precision grinding, finishing and microfinishing operations to the next level. Plus, we have the foremost technical and sales expertise to develop custom solutions just for you.


webLoaded = "false" Loadclientside=No
Gear grinding with threaded grinding wheel
Grind with precision.

Specialized 3M solutions for highly complex processes.

webLoaded = "false"

Precision Grinding and Microfinishing: Specialized Applications

Put 3M to work for you.

We have solutions to boost the efficiency and precision of your grinding operations, from creep-feed to gear grinding and everything in-between. Whether you manufacture cutting tools, turbines, gears or bearings, 3M grinding wheels help you turn out higher-quality parts – faster.


Connect With Us

Let’s talk grinding. If you’re curious about customized 3M precision grinding and microfinishing solutions, we can help. Our abrasive experts can get you what you need, whether you want to learn more about a specific grinding application or just need help finding the right product to get the job done.
Give us a call at 0114 243 7180.

Let’s talk grinding. If you’re curious about customized 3M precision grinding and microfinishing solutions, we can help. Our abrasive experts can get you what you need, whether you want to learn more about a specific grinding application or just need help finding the right product to get the job done. Give us a call at 0114 243 7180.


webLoaded = "false"

Technology Spotlight | Precision-Shaped Grain

  • The Science of 3M Cubitron II Precision Shaped Grain

    3M Precision-Shaped Grain is the advanced technology behind our 3M™ Cubitron™ II™ products. Here’s how it works: Precision-Shaped Grain is designed with sharp, triangular structures that continuously fracture to form new, sharp points rather than dulling like traditional abrasives.

    Cuts faster. Runs cooler.
    These clean, sharp points mean an abrasive that cuts faster, runs cooler and lasts much longer than conventional abrasives. Where conventional abrasives generate excessive heat buildup, the heat generated from our Precision-Shaped Grain is directly dissipated from the workpiece into the chip.

    Save time. Save money.
    As the saying goes, “time is money.” Fast-cutting 3M™ Cubitron™ II increases productivity and lasts up to 2x longer than the competition, improving output while reducing changeover.


webLoaded = "false" Loadclientside=No
webLoaded = "false"

From grind to finish, there’s a 3M product for your precision process.

View 3M™ Solutions for Precision Grinding and Microfinishing (PDF, 2.1 MB)

3M is your total solution supplier, offering the abrasive wheels, microfinishing films, dressing equipment and tools you need for any precision grinding application. Pair this broad 3M product selection with our world-renowned industry expertise, service and support, and the result is a winning partnership.

  • Conventional Wheel ProductCategory

    Conventional Wheels

    Grind with a 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasive wheel and you’ll forget what “conventional” means. Looking for something else? We also offer a full line of alternative abrasives to suit your specific needs.

  • Superabrasive Wheel ProductCategory

    Superabrasive Wheels

    Where toughness meets precision, you’ll find our CBN and diamond grinding wheels. We offer a full selection of superabrasive wheels that make easy work of carbides, hardened steels and more.

  • 3M Microfinishing FilmRolls Product Category

    Flexible Diamond and Microfinishing Films

    3M microfinishing films for use on round parts like crankshafts and camshafts, and 3M flexible diamond products used on a wide range of hard-to-grind materials to improve surface finish.

  • 3M Dressing Equipment and Tools Product Category

    Dressing Equipment and Tools

    Dress grinding wheels quickly and with precision by using 3M dressing equipment and tools, and take advantage of 3M as a complete solution supplier.

webLoaded = "false"

Watch how our abrasives simplify precision grinding processes.

View the videos below to see the 3M difference for yourself.

  • 3M™ Cubitron II™ Single Rib Gear Grinding Wheel

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Single Rib Gear Grinding Wheel

    The cool-running, fast-cutting Precision-Shaped Grain in our 3M™ Cubitron™ II Single Rib Grinding Wheel is revolutionizing the world of grinding – including the sophisticated process of gear grinding.

  • 3M™ Cubitron II™ Threaded Gear Grinding Wheel

    3M™ Cubitron™ II Threaded Gear Grinding Wheel

    For the first time, Precision-Shaped Grain technology has been incorporated into a threaded grinding wheel. See the extraordinary benefits that come from combining these two groundbreaking innovations.

  • Round tool grinding

    3M Solutions for Round Tool Grinding

    Optimized grinding processes are the key to rotary tool production. Learn how the world’s foremost technical experts at 3M can help create custom solutions for your round tool grinding application.


webLoaded = "false" Loadclientside=No

Resources

Looking for more information? Explore the resources below for product details and technical specifications to help you learn how you can implement 3M precision grinding and microfinishing solutions into your operations.

Follow Us
Change Location
United Kingdom - English