Norton’s Vortex Rapid Prep File Belts Deliver Faster Cuts on Complex Parts
Rapid prep non-woven file belts are said to offer an easier way to obtain superior finishes when working with tight, intricate and complex parts.
Norton Vortex Rapid Prep File Belts
Saint-Gobain Abrasives’ Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts offer users an easier way to obtain superior finishes when working with tight, intricate and complex parts, the company says. The belts are said to feature a high-performance ceramic blend of grain cuts, such as a coarser grit size, to deliver faster cuts, while producing finishes similar to a finer grit abrasive on a wide range of metals. Using the Norton Clean Bond resin system ensures a smear-free, crisp-clean finish, which improves productivity while reducing cost.
The flexible, heavy-duty resin system is well-suited for applications such as cleaning, blending, weld prep and finishing. The belts are said to offer superior conformability, as well as easy mounting on the tool to gives users improved ergonomics and greater productivity. For versatility, Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts can safely be used in combination with coolants or in dry applications. They are available in several sizes, including widths of 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" and lengths ranging from 12" to 24", depending on the belt width. To meet application requirements, the belts are available in coarse, medium, fine and very fine grits.
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