Non-Woven: Carborundum Abrasives Fibratex Non-Woven, All Shapes, Sizes, For All Metals, All Applications
Conventional Finishing Methods Versus Fibratex Products
The following chart outlines the advantages achievable when using Fibratex products as alternatives to other cleaning, blending, deburring and finishing methods. Fibratex products are listed in the sequence of normal preference for the application stated. However, because of the numerous variables, only testing can ensure selection of the most cost-effective product.
CONVENTIONAL FINISHING METHOD
KEY APPLICATION
FIBRATEX PRODUCT AS AN ALTERNATIVE
ADVANTAGES OF FIBRATEX PRODUCT VERSUS ALTERNATE FINISHING METHODS
Bristle brushes
Cleaning
Clean and Finish Wheel, Metal Finishing Wheel, Flap Wheel Superior cleaning performance, higher productivity, no slurry or compound required, eliminates compund dust and flying bristles.
Greasless Compounds
Finishing
Flap Wheel, Clean and Finish Wheel, Deburring Unified Wheel, Metal Finishing Wheel, Deburr and Finish Wheel, Heavy Deburring Wheel Reduced Maintenance, No compound, Instant Set-up, Elimination of compound dust, More uniform finish, More consistant work rate.
Set-Up Wheels
Blending / Deburring
Deburring Unified Wheel, Deburr and Finish Wheel, Metal Finishing Wheel, Heavy Deburring Wheel. No Break-in time required, More consistant cut, more uniform finish, Maintains geometry, Safer, No flying wheel pieces.
Steel Wool
Cleaning
Rolls, Discs, Hand Pads Faster, Longer life, Less pressure required, Non-rusting, Cleaner safer, No splinters
Buffing / Polishing Equipment

Backstands and Guards
Features

  • 4" or 6" belt models
  • 8" Diameter crown and balanced idler pulley
  • Front tracking controls
  • Available for 132", 148", 168" belt lengths.
  • Model DBJ-Adjustable spring settings
  • Modle DBJ-A-Air tension model furnished with release valve, regulator, speed control
  • Belt Guard available:
    • for use with 14" or 16" diameter contact wheels
    • electrically interlocked and hinged door
    • 5" diameter exhaust outlet
Model DBJ and DBJ-A Backstands