New 3M™ Silver Abrasives for Metalworking and Fabrication

Introducing our newest line of 3M abrasive wheels

  • 3M™ Silver is a new class of abrasives featuring 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. These new products last significantly longer than conventional abrasives like aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia, delivering the abrasive life you need and the value you want. All in one wheel.

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A pair of 3M Silver Abrasive Wheels
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Find the Golden Cut-Off Wheel in specially marked 3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheel tubs to WIN!

*Read full Terms and Conditions here.

Competition Winners:  Congratulations to all the winners listed below.

1st Prize:

1. Michael J Parker, 14 Wheeler Street, Shepparton VIC 3630

Silver Winners:

  1. Kim Cantrell-Combell, 51 Jedda Road, Prestons NSW 2170
  2. Darrell McEwan, 57-75 Industrial Ave Wilsonton QLD 4350
  3. Peter Scarborough, 13 Bond Cres Wetherill Park NSW 2164
  4. David Warner 17 Hope St, Yass NSW 2582
  5. Michael Parker 14 Wheeler St, Shepparton VIC 3630
  6. Angela Vanderhoek 78 Deniliquin Rd, Tocumwal NSW 2714
  7. Peter Boz, 101 Fairford Rd, Padstow NSW 2211
  8. Darrell McEwan, 57-75 Industrial Ave, Wilsonton QLD 4350
  9. Darrell McEwan, 57-75 Industrial Ave, Wilsonton QLD 4350
  10. Michael Parker, 14 Wheeler St, Shepparton VIC 3630
  11. Ian Thomas, 35 Kalang Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124
  12. Sandra Weis, 79 Edrews Rd, Westbrook QLD 4350
  13. Glen Ostergaard, 77 Freemans Drive, Morriset NSW 2264
  14. Arun Saharan, 1/657 Grey St, Hamilton East Waikato NZ 3216
  15. Ben Watson, 13 Seafield St, Largs North SA 5016
  16. Patrick Ryan, 2/278 Manns Rd, West Gosford NSW 2250
  17. Emmanuel Henshaw, 4/31 Binney Rd, Kings Park NSW 2148
  18. Darrell McEwan, 57-75 Industrial Ave, Wilsonton QLD 4350
  19. Darrell McEwan, 57-75 Industrial Ave, Wilsonton QLD 4350
  20. Michael Daru, 7 Lee St, St Albans VIC 3021

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Bay Engineers Supplies 0064 7 572-9470
NZ Safety Blackwoods 0800 660 660
Power Tools & Abrasives 07 850 8291

About 3M™ Silver Abrasive Wheels

An unbeatable combination of performance and value.

The newest faces in metal grinding and cutting are the 3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheel and Depressed Centre Grinding Wheel. They give you the long life and fast cut of 3M Precision-Shaped Grain at an unbeatable value. They’re not just new – they’re revolutionary.

  • 3M Silver Depressed Center Grinding Wheels represent a new class of right angle abrasives – powered by the legendary speed and long life of 3M Precision-Shaped Grain. They are an ideal choice for applications like weld removal, beveling, edge chamfering and more – offering a faster cut and longer life than aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia wheels.

  • New 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheels are a new kind of premium performance wheel designed to be affordable for everyday use. Featuring 3M Precision-Shaped Grain technology, these innovative wheels cut cool, to deliver fast, smooth cutting action on all types of ferrous metals, stainless steels and alloy steels. And customers report that they last longer than competitive aluminum oxide and alumina zirconia wheels. That means fewer wheel changes and more finished parts per wheel, to help improve shop productivity and control your costs.

See 3M™ Silver Abrasive Wheels in Action

Manufacturers across the industrial landscape require premium abrasives to stay competitive. With innovative products like 3M™ Silver Abrasive Wheels, we keep them on the cutting edge.

  • Ship coming into port in Duluth, Minnesota

    3M™ Silver Abrasives Help Keep Shipyards Afloat

    Shipbuilders in Duluth, Minnesota, know that hard work and the right tools make all the difference. While hard work is passed down from generation to generation, 3M™ Silver Abrasives are just starting to make their mark.

Featured Applications for 3M™ Silver Abrasive Wheels

It’s time to upgrade your shop to 3M™ Silver Abrasives. For beveling, weld grinding, cutting and more, these new abrasive wheels are a cut above the competition – and they’re priced for affordability.

  • Hand holding angle grinder demonstrating beveling application

    To get a properly beveled workpiece you need a hardworking, reliable grinding wheel. Powered by 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, the 3M™ Silver Depressed Centre Grinding Wheel outperforms conventional abrasives to give you the edge you need. With this new wheel you’ll quickly have that perfectly beveled corner ready for a welded seam.

  • Grinder using 3M Silver wheel to cut metal pipe with sparks flying
    Metal Cutting

    3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheels make short work of all your metal cutting tasks, from pipes and tubes to flat sheets and beyond. With that speed comes the long life you’ve come to expect from premium 3M™ Abrasives – without the high price. These new cut-off wheels handle all types of ferrous metals, including stainless steel, at a great value!

  • Man weld grinding on tank with grinder and 3M Silver abrasive wheel
    Weld Grinding

    Welders demand speed and durability in a grinding wheel, and the 3M™ Silver Depressed Centre Grinding Wheel delivers that combination. Couple that premium performance with a great value price, and here are the results: achieve everyday high-performance weld grinding on carbon steel and stainless steel without sacrificing your bottom line.

Hear What People Are Saying About 3M™ Silver Abrasives

3M™ Silver Cut-Off Wheels and Depressed Centre Grinding Wheels offer an unbeatable combination of performance and value – but you don’t have to take our word for it. These manufacturers and fabricators are already reaping the benefits.

  • Success Story | Fabricated Metals

    For weld grinding on carbon steel one customer reports that the 3M™ Silver Depressed Centre Grinding Wheel delivered 28% faster cutting and 95% less wear than their current aluminum oxide wheel.

  • Success Story | Metal Fabrication

    When cutting steel and stainless steel tubing assemblies, this customer reports 50% less wear with 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheels versus their standard aluminum oxide wheels.

  • Success Story | Metal Fabrication

    For cutting structural metal sheet and plate, the 3M™ Silver Cut-off Wheel demonstrated 40% less wear than this customer’s usual aluminum zirconia wheel.

  • Success Story | Steel Manufacturing

    When removing laser slag from Hardox 960 stainless steel, the 3M™ Silver Depressed Centre Grinding Wheel lasted twice as long and required less operator pressure than a conventional ceramic grain wheel.

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If you would like to speak to us about product and technical support questions, please call 0800 362 886.

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Got a Need for Speed?

If you need an even faster cut rate, try 3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives