3M Clash of the Grinders

  • Put your grinding skills to the test!

    Who is the best grinder in metalworking? Find out at 3M Clash of the Grinders, a live grinding skills competition where metalworking pros go head-to-head grinding, cutting and more. The winner goes home with the grand prize package and bragging rights for a year!


  • Powered by 3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives

    The fastest grinders deserve the fastest-cutting 3M abrasives. That’s why 3M Clash of the Grinders is powered by 3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives. With 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, these grinding wheels and discs continually fracture to stay sharp and grind fast.

    Discover these groundbreaking abrasives and the innovative 3M Precision-Shaped Grain technology behind them.


Find your Clash of the Grinders

  • 3M Clash of the Grinders — USA

    3M Clash of the Grinders in the USA is all about speed. 12 competitors clash at FABTECH to grind for glory. Whoever grinds three welds the fastest is crowned the fastest grinder in America.

  • At the event that started it all, participants test their grinding skills, agility and resourcefulness. The Clash of the Grinders has gone four years strong and keeps growing every year. Don’t miss out on the next competition!