Flat grinding

We are the expert for flat grinding processes

VSM has an adequate solution to meet every requirement for flat grinding applications from repair grinding to customer-specific defined scratch patterns. 

Benefit from VSM’s high-performing abrasives

  • Reduce set-up costs
    Self-sharpening abrasives enhance the service life of the tool considerably and reduce the number of tool changes
  • Utilise your machines to full capacity 
    Benefit from our experience based on VSM‘s close cooperation with more than 60 manufacturers of abrasive machines
  • Increase your productivity and reduce manufacturing costs
    Benefit from our expertise for everything relating to quality abrasives
Further information

Find out more about grinding of sheets and coils on the following page:
Sheets and coils

You can find our application brochure at the following link:

VSM Flat surface grinding brochure

Interested in improving your grinding processes?

You are welcome to give us a call:
+44 1908 310207

For assistance by email, please contact:
sales@vsmabrasives.co.uk


Repair grinding of slabs

Extremely high requirements are made for the stock removal of belts and the durability of backing materials when it comes to repair grinding of slabs – and every single one of the VSM range of abrasives puts in a sterling performance here.

XK885Y

  • VSM CERAMICS Plus with TOP SIZE
  • Very sturdy polyester backing, suitable for both wet and dry grinding
  • For maximum stock removal when grinding high-alloyed steels under very high contact pressure.

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XK870Y

  • VSM CERAMICS Plus with TOP SIZE
  • Aggressive cut and an extremely long service life 
  • For machining extremely hard surfaces
  • Can be segmented

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Repair grinding of coils and heavy plates

High stock removal rates per unit of time – VSM CERAMICS have been optimised to suit this specific requirement and achieve the best results when repair grinding slabs and heavy plates.

XK870X

  • VSM CERAMICS with TOP SIZE
  • Suitable for wet and dry grinding
  • Outstanding when machining extremely hard surfaces
  • Aggressive cut and prolonged service life

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XP780

  • VSM CERAMICS Plus
  • Outstanding when machining high-alloyed steels thanks to its agressive cutting behaviour and an extremly long service life
  • Improves the efficiency of long and wide belt applications where high contact pressure is required

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Customer-specific grinding of coils and sheets

VSM abrasives on paper backing produce a consistent surface finish and reproducible roughness values in wide and long belt applications.

KP712

  • VSM COMPACTGRAIN
  • Paper backing to ensure an even surface
  • Reduces grinding costs thanks to fewer tool changes
  • Uniform surface roughness across the entire service life

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KP709

  • VSM ALUMINIUMOXID
  • Long service life
  • Paper backing to ensure an even surface
  • For a smooth surface finish

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Customer-specific grinding of squares

From roughing to achieving a perfect finish: VSM offers a wide array of different products tailored to your application and your specific needs. 

XK880Y

  • VSM CERAMICS Plus with TOP SIZE
  • Extremely sturdy polyester backing
  • For wet and dry grinding
  • Cool grinding thanks to TOP SIZE layer

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KK712X

  • VSM COMPACTGRAIN
  • Reduces grinding costs thanks to fewer tool changes
  • Uniform surface roughness across the entire prolonged service life of the tool

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For flawless surfaces

For achieving various gloss units and scratch patterns
VSM's comprehensive range of abrasives produce a large variety of different gloss units and scratch patterns. Scratch patterns in 1G, 2G or with a fine hairline finish can be achieved using VSM abrasives.

  • Defined scratch patterns such as 1G, 2G or hairline finish
  • Individual customer-specific scratch patterns in high and reproducible quality
  • High gloss, medium gloss and matt

Consistent and reproducible surface finishes
Gloss is one important parameter to describe the visual appearance of an object. But what does gloss actually mean? Gloss is an optical property which indicates how well a surface reflects light in a mirror-like direction. The intensity of the reflection can be technically measured.