CarbonForce Vitrified cBN Wheels Feature Lightweight Core

Saint-Gobain Abrasives introduces CarbonForce, a new lightweight line of vitrified cBN wheels for OD grinding.

Related Topics:

Related Suppliers

Norton Saint-Gobain Abrasives introduces CarbonForce, a new lightweight line of vitrified cBN wheels for OD grinding. According to the company, CarbonForce wheels are 75 percent lighter than heavier steel-hubbed wheels and provide the safety and benefits of a precision super-abrasive wheel.

With their lightweight carbon fiber core, CarbonForce wheels are said to eliminate the need for a crane because they meet most safe lifting weight limits. The wheels have been qualified to run at MOS of 31,496 fpm (160 m/s) for wheels with an OD less than 7.9” (200 mm).

The wheels feature thermally stable, lighter weight core with vibration dampening technologies and a vitrified cBN bond system. Operators can mount four CarbonForce wheels as opposed to one steel rim wheel onto a four-phase cam shaft for simultaneous grinding of all four lobes in one operation. All wheels are also equipped with a steel bushing to ensure long life of the wheel bore.

Norton CarbonForce wheels are made-to-order with a maximum diameter of 1,000 mm and a maximum width of 650 mm.

To learn more about the entire Norton Industrial product line, visit nortonindustrial.com

 

 

Editor Pick

Mild Burnishing Compound Designed to Decrease Burnishing Time

Madison Chemical introduces Tumble Brite EP-13, a mild burnishing compound designed to decrease burnishing time while cleaning oils and removing oxide and scale, producing a smooth surface with a bright appearance and luster.