Superabrasives for stone and construction

Superabrasives for stone and construction refer to grinding, cutting, sawing or drilling tools manufactured using diamond or CBN as the abrasive. These tools are able to machine a broad spectrum of materials including ferrous and non-ferrous materials, like stone, concrete, bricks….

Diamond or CBN abrasive can be held in various bond materials including metal, resinoid, electroplated.These tools have a broad spectrum of application.

Superabrasives are generally superior in lifetime compared to “conventional bonded abrasives” and offer the ability to cut or grind hard to machine materials with relative ease.


Technical information

Standard EN 13236

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Standard EN 13236

This standard present the safety requirements for superabrasives. Current edition: 2011. The European safety standards can be purchased at your national standardisation bodies. Click on on the button "Read more" to visit ISO website and find the contact information for them.

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Leaflets for diamond saws

Leaflets for diamond saws

FEPA produced two leaflets: one for diamond saws used on angle grinders, and one for diamond saws used on petrol saws. They provide the main safety recommendations for a safe use of a diamond saw. It focuses on the use of these abrasives for cutting-off. To have more information about these documents and download them for free in your language, click on the button "Read more".

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Safety code

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Safety code

This code covers safety aspects in the handling, transportation, storage, preparation, use and disposal of  superabrasives. Click on the button "Read more" to have more information about the content and know how to order it in your language.

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