WORCESTER, MA – Saint-Gobain Abrasives, a leading abrasives manufacturer, has introduced its new Norton Vortex® Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts, which offer users an easier way to obtain superior finishes when working with tight, intricate and complex parts. 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 exceptionally flexible, heavy-duty resin system, in applications such as cleaning, blending, weld prep and finishing,” said Mario Davila, Product Manager, Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives. “Extremely hard working, our new Norton Vortex File Belts offer superior conformability, as well as easy mounting on the tool.”

Norton Vortex Rapid Prep Non-Woven File Belts can safely be used in combination with coolants or in dry applications. The new 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.

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