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.


Most angle grinder and cut off wheel accidents occur due to product misuse or mishandling. That’s why it’s important to understand the safety and limitations of an abrasive and its tool.

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Case Study: Z-WEB Belts and FDA Stainless Steel Rolls

ARC Abrasives teamed up with a quality industrial supplier to test the effectiveness of Z-WEB wide belts to their current non-woven
belt. Our non-woven products were tested on food-grade stainless steel rolls that are created for food and beverage vendors. To learn more, download the white paper to read about how ARC helped increase production and efficiency to further impact their bottom line.

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Employee Spotlight: Patsy Prestel & Kim Kelly

“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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Product Spotlight: Cartridge Rolls

Cartridge Rolls are typically used on inside surfaces and corners where other forms of abrasive cannot reach. Due to their small diameter, they have to be used on high speed die grinders to achieve an appropriate surface grinding speed. Typical speeds are 20,000 and above, but it’s always important to remember that the cartridge roll needs to have a higher max RPM. While X-weight aluminum oxide is the most common material, J-weight can be chosen for increased flexibility and a less aggressive cut. Zirconia alumina and ceramic grains can also be used as material.
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Performance Coating Overview

Baked into various products, Performance Coating is a specialized additive developed by ARC that enhances product life and performance by 3-to-1.
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