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Chop Saws: Using the Right Blade Can Make All the Difference

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Chop saws are one of the most useful tools in welder and fabricator shops, as they allow the user to safely and accurately make repetitive cuts. Whether cutting a piece of threaded rod, angle iron, strut or steel studs, a chop saw can be a perfect tool — provided the user is employing the correct and best wheel for the job. United Abrasives offers one of the broadest lines of chop saw blades in the industry. We have seven unique formulations that cover a wide range of applications. In addition, United Abrasives chop saw blades are made in the …

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Choosing the Right Fiber Disc for Your Application

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Fiber discs are one of the most popular forms of abrasive grinding and finishing products. When used properly, they can do just about any grinding application that wheels can do — it all comes down to using the right disc for your application. But before you decide which fiber disc to use, it’s important to understand what they are and how to properly mount them on a grinder.  The Disc: A fiber disc is a single layer coated abrasive applied to a vulcanized fiber backing. United Abrasives/SAIT offers a complete line of fiber discs, from general purpose economical choices …

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Cutting Wheels for Angle Grinders: What to Know and How to Pick the Right Tool for the Job

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  Thin cutting wheels have made the job of the welder, fabricator and maintenance technician easier by providing them with a quick and simple way to cut a piece of metal without the need for other bulky equipment (torches, large saws, etc.). Yet the most common mistake we see is that users often choose the incorrect wheel for the job. United Abrasives/ SAIT offers nine different cutting wheels options, all for varying applications. Each wheel has its own unique characteristics that allow it to perform well in different situations, and we encourage you to use our application search to find …

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