Precision Grinding: Surface Modification at its Finest

  • Specialized applications like gear grinding, tool grinding and cylindrical grinding demand precision and process stability. To achieve the highest precision, you need the highest-quality abrasives. 3M is a total solution supplier, offering conventional and superabrasive wheels, microfinishing films, dressing equipment and tools you need for any precision grinding application. Plus, we have the foremost technical and sales expertise to develop custom solutions for you.

3D printing head and abrasive wheel

Complex grinding requires innovative solutions. Learn about the abrasives industry’s most advanced technologies, created through decades of research and innovation.

Threaded abrasive wheel grinding a gear

Explore 3M solutions to boost the productivity and precision of your grinding operations, from gear grinding to microfinishing and everything in-between.

  • Learn about the newest technologies and solutions that power our precision grinding and finishing abrasives – including 3M Precision-Shaped Grain and 3D printed superabrasives.

  • See the extraordinary benefits that come from combining two groundbreaking innovations: 3M Precision-Shaped Grain incorporated into threaded gear grinding wheels.

  • Optimized processes are key to rotary tool production. Learn how the world’s foremost technical experts at 3M can help create custom solutions for your round tool application.

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