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Luxury Furniture Welder Relies on Max Flex For Precision and Beauty

Luxury Furniture Welder Relies on Max Flex For Precision and Beauty

Justin Carnagey is not a typical welder. An economist by trade, Mr. Carnagey took up welding as a weekend hobby. He called upon his innate discipline and attention to detail to engage in a self-learning program to become an expert welder. Translation: Mr. Carnagey taught himself the craft by watching YouTube videos and helping neighbors… Continue Reading

Finish Fillet Welds the Right Way, Every Time

Finish Fillet Welds the Right Way, Every Time

Tee joint and lap joint welds are some of the most common welds performed by fabricators today. Both of these common welds, as well as all fillet welds, must be finished properly in order to hold their integrity. Because fillet welds are structural, it is extremely important not to remove too much of the weld… Continue Reading

International Rex-Cut Abrasives Catalogue – Updated

International Rex-Cut Abrasives Catalogue – Updated

Online Version Available: The 2016 digital International Catalogue features metric measurements, easier to read charts, and the new Quick Change Disc Max. In addition to the PDF version, we now have an interactive online version which can be viewed here. This easy to navigate flip layout is also viewable on iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones, Blackberry,… Continue Reading

Rex-Cut Abrasives Introduces VERSA-CUT, New Premium General Purpose Cut-Off Wheel

Rex-Cut Abrasives Introduces VERSA-CUT, New Premium General Purpose Cut-Off Wheel

Announcing VERSA-CUT, Our New High Performance General Purpose Cut-Off Wheel At Rex-Cut we are proud to introduce our new general purpose cut-off wheel, VERSA-CUT. Designed to cut all grades of steel, this premium general purpose cut-off wheel also works well on non-ferrous metals and stainless steel. VERSA-CUT has been added to compliment our specialty cut-off wheels,… Continue Reading

Grinding Wheel Test Results: Sigma Green and Sigma Green Max Comparison

Grinding Wheel Test Results: Sigma Green and Sigma Green Max Comparison

Recently a study was conducted to determine the stock removal rate and life of both Sigma Green and Sigma Green Max. Both grinding wheels are manufactured with the same specialty grain and bond combination and are designed for fast grinding with low vibration. The difference is the thickness. Sigma Green Max is a thicker version… Continue Reading

Laser Braze Finishing Wheels Help Automotive Assembly Plants Finish Braze Quickly

Laser Braze Finishing Wheels Help Automotive Assembly Plants Finish Braze Quickly

Laser brazed seams have become popular with automobile manufacturers around the world because of the safety and aesthetic advantages they provide over spot welding. Once finished, the virtually undetectable seams produced by laser brazing enable engineers to design and build previously difficult—if not impossible—car shapes. This laser brazing application saves significant capital through labor cost… Continue Reading

Type 27 Max Flex Wheel Makes Finishing Contoured Surfaces a Breeze

Type 27 Max Flex Wheel Makes Finishing Contoured Surfaces a Breeze

Contoured surfaces add time and complexity when it comes to finishing welds — but since the world isn’t made up of straight lines and right angles, contours can not be avoided in fabrication. Many end products, like ship hulls and storage tanks, involve contours that must be finished to demanding specifications to protect health and… Continue Reading

Use of High Nickel Alloys and Stainless Steel in Petrochemical Plants and How it Changes Maintenance

Use of High Nickel Alloys and Stainless Steel in Petrochemical Plants and How it Changes Maintenance

As petrochemical plants hit required due dates for refurbishment, new materials are being introduced to help extend the life cycle of these facilities. Normal petrochemical maintenance includes sections of these plants undergoing a turnaround process to replace pipes that are subject to constant abuse from caustic substances, high temperatures and extreme pressures. While carbon steel… Continue Reading

Quick Change Disc Max is Here

Quick Change Disc Max is Here

We are proud to announce the newest addition to our quick change disc line, Quick Change Disc Max. These versatile discs are for deburring, grinding, blending, and finishing applications on all metals. What sets these new discs apart are their ability to aggressively grind and blend while leaving a superior finish in just one action, on all… Continue Reading

Distributor Insights

Distributor Insights

A Perspective from the Trenches on what’s happening in Abrasives Measurecut, a South African distributor founded on April 1st 1964, takes the subject of abrasives very seriously. That’s why we jumped at the chance to get some perspective from Zane Butler of Measurecut on where the abrasives industry is heading, and what he thinks the… Continue Reading

Fall Preview: New Quick Change Disc Coming Soon from Rex-Cut Abrasives

Fall Preview: New Quick Change Disc Coming Soon from Rex-Cut Abrasives

We’ve talked before about the importance of balance in abrasive wheels — the idea that removal rate, finish, and durability are all important attributes and the focus on one quality should not sacrifice others. Now, we’ve taken this idea to the Max with the development of our Quick Change Disc Max — Rex-Cut’s latest initiative… Continue Reading

Wings Magazine Features Seat Track Cleaners

Wings Magazine Features Seat Track Cleaners

Canada’s National Aviation Magazine, Wings, highlighted Rex-Cut Abrasives Seat Track Cleaners in their Sept/Oct edition. The article, which appears on page 14, talks about this innovative product and how it cuts a significant amount of time out of cleaning airline seat tracks. To read the full article and see how these mounted points actually save… Continue Reading

Abrasives for Medical Grade Finishing – Orthopedic Implants

Abrasives for Medical Grade Finishing – Orthopedic Implants

Medical implant manufacturers rely on Rex-Cut Abrasives for uncompromising quality finishes Imagine a foreign body implanted into your body. Maybe it’s a bone plate, or maybe an entirely new joint like a hip or knee replacement. It could even be a bionic, an artificial system that replaces the function of a biological one such as… Continue Reading