November 11, 2005

Contact Wheels for Abrasive Belts

A Contact Wheel is an essential component of sanders designed to be used with coated abrasive belts. The wheels are typically made with a hard rubber wheel or steel which provides support of the coated abrasive belt at the point of contact with the workpiece.

Contact Wheels may have surfaces divided into alternating grooves, slots, and lands in a variety of patterns to alter the grinding characteristics of the coated abrasive belt.

Abrasive Resource doesn't supply contact wheels for sanders, but we have referred our customers to the Contact Rubber Corporation in Bristol, Wisconsin.

For more information, contact Abrasive Resource at:

To reach Contact Rubber Corp:
For more information on contact wheels and other abrasive terminology, check out the Grinding Technology Glossary at:

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