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Metalworking

3M keeps metalworking industries on the cutting edge of competitiveness with grinding and finishing systems designed to help 3M customers improve their productivity and throughput. From fabrication to foundries, whether cutting metal or precision finishing, there's a 3M abrasive to get you the job done fast and efficiently.
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Metal Fabrication

From prototypes to production, if you cut, weld, stamp, shape, bend, paint or finish metal, 3M can help. Metal meets its match with 3M industry-leading abrasives that cut, debur, grind, finish and polish metal faster, with less rework and uncompromising results.

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Casting and Forging

From removing gates to creating the perfect polish, there's a 3M system of abrasives designed to get you there faster and improve the productivity of your finishing operations. If you're looking for the right abrasives for your casting, forging or forming job, you’ve come to the right place.

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Builders Hardware

Hinges, hammers, locks, latches or wrenches....these metalworking industries help build and secure our homes and communities and 3M abrasives are there to help.

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Metal Implants

Precision finishing of cobalt chrome or titanium implants for orthopedic is an operation with no room for failure. That's why 3M developed Trizact(TM) Abrasives to generate controlled, repeatable finishes. From gate removal to final polish, 3M brings a full range of products to get you to the finish line.

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Medical Instruments

Take on medical grade stainless steel and other metals with confidence using 3M abrasives and surface conditioning products. When your final finish matters most, count on 3M.

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Cutting Tool Manufacturing

3M provides unparalleled service in delivering bonded superabrasives to cutting tool manufacturers across the U.S. Choose 3M diamond and CBN abrasives for round cutting and grinding drills, mills, end mills, reamers and more.

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Primary Metal

As iron and steel mills make and shape the toughest materials that form the foundation of the metalworking industry, 3M is there to help. Whether the task requires abrasives to efficiently grind the hardest materials or leave a perfect polish on metal tubing, 3M offers a variety of solutions to help the primary metal industry take performance to the next level.

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