abrasives

Find the Correct Cutting Wheel for Your Next Job

United Abrasives Cutting Wheels Make Tough Jobs Easy

The versatility of United Abrasives cutting wheels has made the jobs of welders, fabricators and maintenance technicians easier. Cutting wheels provide them with a quick and simple way to cut pieces of metal without the need for dragging around bulky equipment. But to truly get the most out of your cutting wheels, without sacrificing time or efficiency, users need to know how to choose the correct cutting wheel for the job they are

United Abrasives Flap Discs, the Professional’s Choice

Selecting the Correct Flap Disc Makes All the Difference

Flap Discs are one of the most versatile abrasives on the market today. With the ability to grind, blend and finish all in 1 step, flap discs can greatly increase work productivity and reduce overall cost. To get the most out of your money and the best end product available, selecting the correct high quality flap disc makes all the difference.

Understanding & Choosing the Right Flap Disc

What is a Flap Disc?

Flap Discs are designed to increase work productivity and reduce overall cost by grinding, blending and finishing in 1 step. Flap Discs are constructed by layering coated abrasive flaps so when a flap wears away, a new flap will be expose with fresh, sharp abrasive grains.

United Abrasives Keeps Expanding it’s Product Lines

New Offerings from United Abrasives Now Available at Tanner

United Abrasives is known worldwide for their consistent, high quality products and exceptional levels of service. Being one of the largest and leading manufacturers of abrasives in the world, United Abrasives is always looking to expand their product offerings. Each year United Abrasives puts out new and improved products to help make their customers jobs go easier and help them produce a better overall finished piece when using

Abrasives FAQs

In the same way that not all fasteners are the same (self-drilling, nuts and bolts, security fasteners, etc.), not all grinding wheels are the same. All the differences raise any number of questions about our grinding wheels.

Finding the Right Grinding Wheel

A24R Pipeline Industry

Grinding wheels are much like sandpaper. Depending on the task, there are many different types of grinding wheels, and each is suited for a particular task or tool. Grinding and cut off wheels from manufacturers like United Abrasives grinding wheels are designed for use in construction and metal trades. Surface grinding wheels are made from different materials and are more likely to be found on a stationary bench grinder or blade-sharpening tool than on a portable

Grinding Wheels for the Right Application

Saitech™ Pipeline Industry

United Abrasives is one of the industry-leading  manufacturers of grinding wheels and cut-off disks in North America. With a plant on the eastern seaboard, and warehouses in Ontario, Canada and Utah, USA, United Abrasives grinding wheels set the standard for reliability and durability for the steel and metal working industry. In the same way that a carpenter relies on their circular saw as an essential part of their tool box, metal workers rely in grinding tools

The DNA of a Grinding Wheel

A grinding wheel is a resin bonded abrasive composed of abrasive grains which are held tightly together by a bonding agent and reinforced with a woven material. The main function of a grinding wheel is to remove material from a workpiece in an abrasive action with each grain acting as a cutting tool.

What Else Do you Carry?

What else do you carry?  Without a doubt, this is the most frequently asked question for our salespeople. The answer: a lot of stuff that enables our customers to consolidate their hardware buying to a single dependable source.

Tanner Exhibits Two Major Trade Shows in September 2010

GlassBuild America- Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 14-16, 2010 Booth 521 Door & Hardware Institute 35th Annual Expo- Navy Pier Chicago, IL. September 22-23, 2010 Booth 1710