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Improved Metabo Grinders Available from GranQuartz

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Improved Metabo Grinders Available from GranQuartz

Posted on 12 October 2016 by CRadmin3

granquartz-metabo-grindersGrandQuartz is now offering the recently re-engineered Metabo grinders. The improved grinders reportedly provide more torque and power with less vibration, allowing you to get the work done faster. According to the company the grinders now provide up to 50 percent more torque than the previous generation, up to 20 percent more power than previous models and up to 20 percent more overload capacity in extreme applications. The grinders are also equipped with a patented mechanical safety slip clutch that reduces the risk of grinder kickback. The anti-vibration systems can reduce hand/arm vibrations by 60 percent and extend wheel and tool life up to 100 percent (not standard on WEV-10-125).

You may also be interested in this article about polishing wheels from GranQuartz.

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GranQuartz Offers New Edge Polishing Tools

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GranQuartz Offers New Edge Polishing Tools

Posted on 17 August 2016 by cradmin

GranQuartz edge finishing wheelsGranQuartz Offers two new edge polishing combo wheels. The ProSeries Fusion Combo Wheels available from GranQuartz are designed for single pass edge finishing on both bullnose and straight edge profiles. Suitable for Park Industries’ Velocity machines for both granite and engineered stone, they are 130 or 150mm in diameter with Snail Lock Connections. The second ProSeries wheels, the NTR2Combo, are made for made in the same sizes and for the same uses, but on backsplash machines. Best flat, it can be used for round profile polishing and requires very low pressure, reducing stress on spindle heads.

You may also be interested in this video displaying a variety of different edge profiles.

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GranQuartz Acquires Granite City Tool

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GranQuartz Acquires Granite City Tool

Posted on 03 August 2016 by CRadmin3

GranQuartz/Granite City ToolGranQuartz, L.P., a Harbour Group company, recently announced the acquisition of the assets of Granite City Tool Company, Inc. “Granite City and GranQuartz have been serving the same market for many years.  The combination of the two businesses greatly strengthens their ability to offer a broader line of products and expand their geographic reach.  We look forward to bringing Granite City under our umbrella and to help them continue to grow their distribution reach,” commented Jeff Fox, Harbour Group’s chairman and chief executive officer. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Granite City has distributed cutting tools, abrasives and ancillary products for the stone cutting and monument industries since 1885.  The company, based in St. Cloud, Minn., serves the needs of customers who primarily reside in the upper Midwest.  Granite City maintains several brand names including Rival®, Rival Bond™, Dia-Pro® and Nitro One Shot™.

Dan Davidenko, GranQuartz president and chief executive officer, commented, “We are excited about the addition of Granite City and believe their long-term position in the upper Midwest and strong customer relationships will help us continue to grow our presence there and throughout the country.”

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GranQuartz Expands Polishing Wheels Line

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GranQuartz Expands Polishing Wheels Line

Posted on 05 May 2015 by cradmin

Granquartz polishing wheelsGranQuartz added a several new polishing wheels. Among them are Abressa Dimond Bullnose Polishing Wheels; Diarex ICE Combo Polishing Wheels; Dongsin Nautilus Inline Combo 5-in. Polishing Wheels; and Legend Flat Edge Polishing Wheels (show here). All are available in a variety of sizes and grit sizes, and are designed for polishing radius and flat edges on granite, marble and engineered stone with snail-lock attachment.

You may also be interested in this article on Applied Diamond Tools Router Bits.

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GranQuartz Now Carries Line of Supports for ADA-compliant Vanities

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GranQuartz Now Carries Line of Supports for ADA-compliant Vanities

Posted on 17 March 2015 by cradmin

GranQuartz is now offering a line of Stone Pro ADA-compliant Vanity Supoorts that allow for easy install of ADA-compliant, wheelchair accessible vanity topsgranquartz Stone Pro ADA Compliant Vanity Support. The ADA Vanity Supports have a 4-ft. span with two brackets, a 5-ft. span with three brackets or an 8-ft. or larger span with four or more brackets depending on the compliant spacing needed.

You may also be interested in this article on ADA compliant sinks.

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GranQuartz Offers MB20 Polish Powder

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GranQuartz Offers MB20 Polish Powder

Posted on 29 December 2014 by cradmin

GranquartzGranQuartz now offers MB20 Polish Powder, an exclusive proprietary blend of abrasives and polishing agents that polish granite and most other stone. The polish is for use with a variable-speed right angle grinder with a 5- or 7-in. pad driver and a natural fiber pad. Only a small amount of the polish is required and areas being polished should be masked off and free of any coatings, waxes, sealers, grease or soil.

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New ADI Advanced Finger Bit Available From GranQuartz

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New ADI Advanced Finger Bit Available From GranQuartz

Posted on 14 January 2014 by cradmin

granquartzGranQuartz is the exclusive supplier of the new Falcon finger bit, a new development in ADI finger bits that was designed from the ground up to provide durability on a wide range of materials. The Italian-made tooling has six low-profile segments for fast, smooth cutting and more water holes for maximum cooling. It comes in two sizes, 20- by 35-mm and 22- by 48-mm and runs at 5,000 to 7,000 RPM on granite and engineered stone

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GranQuartz Carries E-Z Sink Brackets

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GranQuartz Carries E-Z Sink Brackets

Posted on 24 June 2013 by cradmin

Granquartz ez sink bracketGranQuartz is now carrying E-Z sink brackets, suitable for any sink installation. Designed to fit standard 24-in. cabinet depth with no modification, the wood support rails can be easily trimmed for smaller vanity cabinets. This bracket simply mounts to the front and back edge of the cabinet. The adjustable support rails are then placed in the brackets and adjusted to tighten the sink to the stone. This product can be installed before or after the countertops are installed, reducing the time needed for installation. Included in the bracket kit is a support strap used for multi-bowl sink installations. It is attached to the predrilled holes on the underside of the support rail. There are several holes on the rail to accommodate any style of sink. This strap provides support at the center of the sink to keep the sink from flexing under load.

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GranQuartz Offers DIAREX ICE Polishing Pads for Engineered Stone

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GranQuartz Offers DIAREX ICE Polishing Pads for Engineered Stone

Posted on 26 March 2013 by cradmin

GranQuartz offers DIAREX ICE Polishing Pads designed to polish the surface of engineered stone. They are also suitable for polishing granite and are said to be particularly good at reducing the effect of resin discoloration on light-colored materials. The pads are made with a unique type of resin, have white/light coloring and a specific diamond matrix. They are offered in 4-in. size and should be used wet.

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New Granite Cutting Blades Available From GranQuartz

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New Granite Cutting Blades Available From GranQuartz

Posted on 15 January 2013 by cradmin

granite cutting diamond Legend Turbo Blades by GranquartzGranQuartz now offers a new line of granite cutting blades called Legend Turbo Blades. They are designed to offer a clean, chip-free cut via premium diamonds, a specially designed bond matrix and narrow cutting flutes. According to the company, the blades are among the fastest, most aggressive granite cutting blades on the market. They are available in 4, 4-1/2, 5, 6 and 7 in. sizes, and are made with high diamond concentration for long life. The can be used dry or wet.

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