The Daily Grind is the ARC Abrasives, Inc. blog that showcases any news, case studies, and upcoming events for the company and consumers.
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Happy Independence Day from ARC Abrasives!
Independence Day is only a day away! Everyone at ARC Abrasives wishes everyone a happy patriotic holiday, celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. In observance of Independence Day, our office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. To ensure that we continue providing quality service, let us know if these dates conflict with any business needs and we will be happy to accommodate you.
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Weld Removal on Mild Steel
Fabricators and manufacturers in this space regularly work with cold rolled steel where appearance is crucial to the final product. Businesses that make lawn tractors, mowing equipment, and sporting vehicles will also work with a substantial amount of sheet metal. On average, abrasives are consumed quickly in these spaces for weld removal. View our case study to learn more about this process.
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Aerospace Manufacturing and ARC Abrasives
The aerospace industry is on the cutting edge of technology. The combination of exotic alloys and softer metals like aluminum create many unique challenges for abrasive operators. Technicians in the space are tasked with increasing efficiencies and maximizing cost savings. ARC has a solution for that.
You don’t have to fight those battles alone.
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Performance Coating offers exceptional cut and an ability to reduce loading, while also controlling heat during grinding. The integrated material enhancement realizes the full potential of the grain structure, allowing resin fiber discs to perform as they would on hardened steel. The topic today will be based on test results proving the resilience of performance coating.
ARC ABRASIVES GRIND LAB
TEST RESULTS: 120 and 417
Performance Coating RFDs on Aluminum & PREDATOR™ Flap Discs on Stainless Steel
Today’s lab results will focus on two specific abrasive applications that involve performance coating:
- Comparing the benefits of Performance Coated zirconia alumina resin fiber discs to untreated abrasives on aluminum applications.
- Three-way evaluation of PREDATOR™, zirconia, and aluminum oxide flap discs on stainless steel.
See the impressive grind laboratory testing results here
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Moving to ISO 9001:2015
ISO 9001 is a quality management system that can be integrated into any business. It is focused on ensuring a business delivering on a consistent level of quality to its customers by having well defined and regularly reviewed processes and procedures.
Quality doesn’t just happen overnight. You must work for it – day in and day out. ISO Certification is the culmination of efforts across many departments, working together, to provide you with unfailing reliability. A strong quality management system is the foundation for measurable, repeatable, and scalable business operations. It ensures that each ARC abrasive product you use comes off the line ready to perform, safely and effectively, just like the one before it.
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