The Daily Grind is the ARC Abrasives, Inc. blog that showcases any news, case studies, and upcoming events for the company and consumers. Start by reading any of the posts below.

Flap Discs in the Abrasives Industry

Flap discs are a 3D product that consists of abrasive flaps glued radially to a backing plate. While the product wears down, new abrasive is exposed. Zirconia is the most common grain for these discs due to the cool-cutting action and competitive price.
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Resin Fiber Discs and the Abrasives Industry

Resin fiber discs are flat discs used for heavy grinding and weld removal. Resin fiber discs consist of a stiff fiberboard backing coated with single layers of resin and abrasive. ARC’s resin fiber discs have exceptional grinding aids for a more agile cut. This grinding aid helps performance and keeps the disc cool during grinding. The resin fiber discs have an arbor hole to allow them to be attached to a back-up pad for better usage.

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Employee Spotlight: Tim Kuntz & Michael Armitage

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie

Every employee spotlight, we highlight employees that help fill an important role at ARC. With shared interests and a common purpose, we recognize that results only come from an amazing team.
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Z-WEB Surface Conditioning Quick-Lok Discs: Product Spotlight

zweb quick-change discs
Surface Conditioning Quick Change Discs are designed with an extremely fast abrasive action and long life in blending, light deburring, and light stock removal applications. Our Surface Conditioning Quick-Lok discs material is from our Z-WEB® brand. Z-WEB products are made in the USA and feature a non-woven, three-dimensional design for high performance applications on steel, stainless steel, aluminum, titanium and exotic alloys.

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Belts and Applications: Product Spotlight

Belts are used in multiple applications from fine finishing of stainless steel coil to heavy stock and weld removal. In general heavy weight Y-weight are used for stock removal whilst flexible J-weight is used for fine finishing and contour work. In fact J-weight materials are not available in coarse grits coarser than 60.

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