abrasive system

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a·bra·sive sys·tem

(ă-brā'siv sis'tĕm)
Substances with cleaning and polishing properties used to formulate a dentifrice; must be compatible with other ingredients and must not alter tooth structure unfavorably.
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Effects of an air-powder abrasive system on plasma-sprayed titanium implant surfaces: An in vitro evaluation.
This technology is the most important change in abrasives in the last 20 years," said Dan Cunningham, Director Sales and Marketing, 3M Abrasive Systems.
3M Abrasive Systems Division brings continuous innovation to surface modification through an ongoing commitment to meet customers' evolving needs.
3M Abrasive Systems Division is 3M's "heritage business," upon which the company was founded in 1902.
The Abrasive Systems Division of 3M has been able to provide a solution in the form of a unique fine grade of coated abrasive paper in a bold blue colour, which is usually converted into discs and sheets for the surface preparation and finishing of metal, paints and lacquers.
3M Abrasive Systems offers the Regal Xodust-Plus abrasive belts for stroke and widebelt sanding, including the 3M 961UZ, available for finer finishing in extended grades from P80 to P220.
Jim Arbuckle of 3M's Abrasive Systems Division commented: "The enhanced cutting power of the new 3M Cubitron II 984F Abrasive Belt is a result of extensive research and development by 3M's dedicated team in the US and represents a breakthrough in performance and durability.
With this acquisition we are joining two great abrasive companies and brands, both of us successful, and both of us with proud histories of innovation that are now coming together to drive towards a very bright future," said Chris Holmes, vice president and general manager, 3M Abrasive Systems Division.
The new Centre-Pin Discs, designed by a team at 3M's UK Abrasive Systems Technical Centre in Atherstone, Warwickshire, incorporate a central hole which fits exactly round a special pin on the backup pad.