PRODUCT NEWS FOR METALWORKING, MACHINE TOOLS AND AFTERMARKET PARTS www.consumablesmagazine.net OCTOBER 2017 A TREND PUBLICATION PFERD INC. A COOLING CONSUMABLE DISCS/BELTS/PADS/WHEELS Pferd’s CombiClick quick-change disc system is ideal for various industrial applications [ continued on page 4 ] HAND TOOLS/PORTABLE TOOLS Solve aggressive stock removal challenges The Norton Rapid Prep XHD coarse and medium discs remove weld lines, weld spatter, weld discolor-ation and blend in a single step. XHD Coarse is ideal for aggressive weld removal and surface blending on steels, while XHD Medium works well on softer metals and alloys. Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives , Worcester, Massachusetts, 254/918-2313, www.nortonabrasives.com. Charge batteries on the go The M12 compact charger and power source allows users to charge M12 batteries through Mi-cro-USB and, when combined with any M12 pack, provides portable power for electronic devices. The M12 compact charger and power source can also be used to power all models of Milwaukee M12 Heated Gear. Milwaukee Tool , Brookfield, Wisconsin, 800/638-9582, www.milwaukeetool.com. ABRASIVES Full line of cotton fiber abrasive products Rex-Cut Abrasives provides met-alworkers with premium grinding, blending and deburring prod-ucts including grinding wheels, unitized mounted points, premium flap discs, and specialized cut-off wheels. These products, as well as the new Type 1 Laser Braze Finishing Wheels, Versa-Cut Cut-Off Wheel and Quick Change Disc Max are featured in Rex-Cut’s new 2017/2018 catalog. Rex-Cut Abrasives , Fall River, Massachusetts, 800/225-8182, www.rexcut.com. TOOLING GUNS/TORCHES Press brake tooling features safety system Mate is expanding its press brake tooling line with a new American precision-style system that is com-patible with press brake laser and optical safety systems. This line of tooling comes standard with the patent-pending Maglock magnetic safety system that uses magnets to attach and seat the punch to the holder with no separation between the surfaces. Mate Precision Tooling , Anoka, Minnesota, 800/328-4492, www.mate.com. Torch package combines design innovations The UltraTIG Series torch pack-ages include an ergonomic handle, Steady-Grip pistol-grip attachment, rotating ball strain relief, leather hose cover, Super-Flex cables, an accessory kit with a standard Gas Saver gas lens, quick disconnects and a MasterTIG series torch—all in a conveniently packaged kit. CK Worldwide , Auburn, Washington, 800/426-0877, www.ckworldwide.com.