Cut off Wheels and Accessories

Sample preparation cut-off wheels available in various diameters. Wheels are designed to give best possible burr free sectioning. It is recommended that Kemet Universal Fluid for re-circulating cooling systems be used. (Large diameters available on request).

Aluminium Oxide Cut off Wheels

Aluminium Oxide abrasive wheels are recommended for sectioning hard, medium, and soft metals, ferrous alloys and tool steels. Available in two varieties: general purpose and premium.

The type of cut off wheel to be used depends on the type of material to be cut and in particular to its hardness. Please refer to the table below:

Type Materials Hardness
8A80NBK
Spectrum Red
  • Low carbon
  • Mild and Extra Mild Steel
  • Treated Steels with medium Cross Section
  • Case Hardened Steel
20-30 Rc
100-350 HV
8A80MBK
Spectrum Orange
  • Treated Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Refractory Steel
  • Alloyed Cast Iron
40-55 Rc
300-600 HV
8A80KBK
Spectrum Orange
  • Nickel based super alloys
40-55 Rc
300-600 HV
8A80KBK
Spectrum Yellow
  • Carburised Steel
  • Treated Steel with fragile coatings
  • Hardened high carbon steel
55-65 Rc
600-850 HV

General purpose Aluminium Oxide Cutting Wheels

Type Diameter Thickness Arbor Code
8A80NBK
For Steel (Rc 20-30)
250mm 1.8mm 32mm 590001
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590002
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590003
8A80MBK
For Steel (Rc 40-50)
250mm 1.8mm 32mm 590004
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590005
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590006
8A80KBK
For Hard Steel (Rc 55-65)
250mm 1.8mm 32mm 590007
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590008
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590009

Spectrum Premium Performance Aluminium Oxide Cutting Wheels

Type Diameter Thickness Arbor Code
Red (Rc < 30) 250mm 1.5mm 32mm 590016
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590017
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590018
Orange (Rc 30-55) 250mm 1.5mm 32mm 590019
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590020
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590021
Yellow (Rc > 55) 250mm 1.5mm 32mm 590022
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590023
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590024
Aluminium Oxide Cut off Wheels

Silicon Carbide Cut off Wheels

Silicon Carbide wheels are recommended for sectioning medium and soft non-ferrous metals, hard non-metallics, composites, titanium alloys and ceramics.

Type Materials Hardness
BC80NBK
  • Non Ferrous materials
  • Aluminium & Aluminium alloys
  • Copper & copper alloys White, Grey and Spheroidal Cast Irons
30-350 HV
GC80JBK
  • Titanium and Titanium alloys
30-350 HV

General Purpose Silicon Carbide Cutting Wheels

Type Diameter Thickness Arbor Code
BC80NBK
For non ferrous materials
250mm 1.8mm 32mm 590010
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590011
GC80JBK
For Titanium & Titanium Alloys
250mm 1.8mm 32mm 590013
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590014
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590015

Spectrum Premium Performance Silicon Carbide Cutting Wheels

Type Diameter Thickness Arbor Code
Green For non ferrous materials / Platics 250mm 1.5mm 32mm 590025
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590026
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590027
Black
For Titanium & Titanium Alloys
250mm 1.5mm 32mm 590028
300mm 2.0mm 32mm 590029
350mm 2.5mm 32mm 590030
Silicon Carbide Cut off Wheels

Diamond Cut off Wheels

Diamond coated sample preparation cut-off wheels available from 75-350mm diameters. Other sizes available on request. It is recommended that Kemet Cutting and Coolant Fluid be used with these wheels.

Type / Materials Diameter Thickness Arbor Code
High concentration Metal Bond for ferrous metals and medium / hard ceramics. 75mm 0.15mm 12.7mm 600017
100mm 0.3mm 12.7mm 600018
125mm 0.4mm 12.7mm 600019
150mm 0.5mm 12.7mm 600026
175mm 0.6mm 12.7mm 600028
200mm 0.8mm 12.7mm 600029
Low concentration Metal Bond for ceramics, glass and geological samples. 75mm 0.15mm 12.7mm 600032
100mm 0.3mm 12.7mm 600033
125mm 0.4mm 12.7mm 600034
150mm 0.5mm 12.7mm 600035
175mm 0.6mm 12.7mm 600036
200mm 0.8mm 12.7mm 600037
Continuous Rim Diamond Cut off Wheels for Petrography. 100mm 0.4mm 12.7mm 600038
150mm 1.0mm 12.7mm 600044
200mm 1.35mm 12.7mm 600048
250mm 1.35mm 32mm 600049
300mm 1.6mm 32mm 600059
350mm 2.4mm 32mm 600075
Diamond Cut off Wheels

Kemet Dressing Stick

For use with Kemet Cut Off Wheels. Dimensions 1"x1"x6". Product Code: 362240.

dressing stick

Anti Rust Agent

For use with cut off wheels to avoid corrosion or oxidation of machines and specimens. Available in 1 litre and 10 Litre.

Cutting and Coolant Fluid

Kemet Cutting and Coolant Fluid is a mineral oil-free, water-miscible cutting fluid. It creates little foam ensuring that no sticky residue is left.

Kemet Cutting and Coolant Fluid provides excellent corrosion protection and is completely free on nitrate, chlorine and zinc. The optimum mixing temperature is 15-20°C with a recommend mixing concentration of at least 5%.

Advantages of Kemet Cutting and Coolant Fluid

  • Creates little foam
  • Does not leave sticky residue
  • High corrosion protection
  • Excellent wetting and cutting properties
  • Free of nitrate, chlorine and zinc
  • Prevents solubility of cobalt

Supplied in 5 Litre containers. Code - 600096

Cutting and Coolant Fluid