Flap Discs – Grinding, Polishing & Cleaning

For Speed-controlled Angle Grinders

Grinding and Polishing Flap Discs
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals Aluminum Wood Stone Fiberglass Plastics

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PLANTEX Grinding Flap Discs
PlantexPLANTEX®
Flap discs for grinding steel and stainless steel, with hemp/polypropylene backing.
Steel Stainless Steel
PLANTEX COOL TOP Flap Discs
Plantex Cool TopPLANTEX® COOL TOP
Provides additional cooling to improve grinding performance and service life for stainless steel.
Stainless Steel
Dry Polishing Disc
POLY-MAGIC-WHEEL
Ideal for dry polishing in corners.
Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals
Aluminum Grinding Discs
Tiger Shark-PlantexTIGER SHARK-PLANTEX®
Specially designed for grinding aluminum.
Aluminum
Surface Conditioning Discs
MAGNUM® TOPMIX
For removing spot welds and deep scratches.
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals
Surface Conditioning Discs
MAGNUM® FLEECE TOP
For surface conditioning, fine finishing and polishing.
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals
Deep Pore Cleaning Discs
MAGNUM® CLEAN
For pore-deep cleaning of metals.
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals Wood Stone
Elastic Backing Disc for Outstanding Finish Quality
FIX HOOK & LOOP SYSTEM
Highly elastic backing disc for outstanding finish quality.
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals
Reduced Sparking Diamond Grinding Wheels
REDUCED SPARKING DISCS
EB diamond wheels reduce sparking.
Steel Stainless Steel Nonferrous Metals
EB Cut Off Wheels
REDUCED SPARKING EB CUT OFF WHEELS
EB diamond cutting wheels – "Slicer" for cutting metal and other materials.
Steel Stainless Steel Fiberglass Plastics
EB Combination Wheels
REDUCED SPARKING EB COMBINATION WHEELS
EB diamond grinding and cutting wheels for steel and stainless steel bolts and plate.
Steel Stainless Steel
EB Cluster Wheels
REDUCED SPARKING EB CLUSTER WHEELS
EB diamond cleaning and grinding wheels for metal, fiberglass,composites, plastics and more.
Steel Stainless Steel Fiberglass Plastics

Flap Disc Technology
CS Unitec Flap Disc Standard Flap Disc
CS Unitec Flap Disc Standard Flap Disc
A clear difference – These pictures show the clear difference between a CS Unitec flap disc with hard-pressed flaps (top left) and a standard flap disc with fiberglass backing and unpressed flaps (top right). The poorly pressed disc tends to “chatter” during the grinding process, generating vibrations and resulting in the grit pulling away from the mounting prematurely. This results in irregular grinding, poor grinding capacity, short service life and potential flap tearing.


Flap Disc GrindingLonger, faster and better grinding...
Unbeatable flap disc technology and performance

The first flap discs for high-speed angle grinders were developed at the end of the 1970s. More than 30 years of experience and unbeatable technology go into the manufacture of every CS Unitec flap disc. In terms of material removal capacity, service life and grinding quality, the flap discs that bear the brand TIGER SHARK-PLANTEX® – plus the newest development, PLANTEX®, made of hemp fiber high-tech compound – are among the best in the world.

Top of the class in material removal, service life and quality

The performance and service life of a flap disc is not only dependent on the abrasive fabric used, but above all on the correct combination of elastic backing material; grit mixtures on the flaps; the angle at which the flap is held against the material; hard pressing; gluing system; and more. These considerations are part of what sets CS Unitec apart from the rest – not all flap discs are the same!

Good for the environment and better for your health

Great care is taken to select raw materials that are environmentally sound and user friendly. Commonly used materials such as fiberglass, mineral fibers and epoxy resins are avoided in favor of sustainable raw materials such as hemp for the discs’ backing plates. A patented, revolutionary elastic adhesive mounting system for the abrasive fabric flaps further contributes to the safety, performance, service life and user friendliness of CS Unitec flap discs. Our discs also considerably reduce vibration and noise while grinding.

Unique patented production process

Completely new production technologies have been developed to manufacture our high-quality flap discs. The adhesion of the flaps to the backing disc is achieved using a patented, revolutionary adhesive system. In contrast to many rival products, the flaps of CS Unitec's discs are pressed on to the backing disc over their full area – throughout the entire hardening process – to produce a solid, compact and vibration-stable abrasive. This also gives added support to the grits and holds them firmly in their mounting, considerably extending the service life of the grinding discs.

Flap disc testingStandard and endurance tests ensure quality and play an essential role in progressive new developments

Speed test – Grinding discs are tested on a centrifugal test machine to ensure that they can withstand the sort of speeds that are required for grinding work. The test system can test discs at speeds of up to 30,000 RPM.

Endurance grinding test – Endurance tests are conducted to measure the material removal and service life of flap discs. New fabrics are tested to ensure their suitability and their grinding properties on various materials.

Compliant with American and German standards set by ANSI B7.1 and DIN 13743.

 

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