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Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts

Saint-Gobain Abrasives offers the Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts. "It offers users an easier way to obtain superior finishes when working with tight, intricate and complex parts," said a company spokesperson. "A unique high-performance ceramic blend of grain cuts like a coarser grit size and delivers faster cuts while producing finishes similar to a finer grit abrasive on a wide range of metals. The proprietary Norton Clean Bond resin system ensures a smear-free, crisp-clean finish, improving productivity and reducing cost."

"Users will enjoy improved ergonomics and greater productivity due to the flexible, heavy-duty resin system in applications such as cleaning, blending, weld prep and finishing," said Mario Davila, Product Manager, Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives. "The hard working Norton Vortex File Belts offer superior conformability as well as easy mounting on the tool."

For versatility, Norton Vortex can safely be used in combination with coolants or in dry applications. The File Belts are available in several sizes including widths of 1/4", 1/2" and 3/4" with lengths ranging from 12" to 24" depending on the belt width.

To meet application requirements, BEST tier options are offered in coarse, medium, fine and very fine grits. Applications examples include:

  • Stainless steel fabrication: scratch-blending and finishing
  • Aerospace: turbine blade blending and finishing
  • Automotive: surface prep and paint/coating removal.

For more information contact:

Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives

One New Bond St.

Worcester, MA 01606


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