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Norton Classic pre-packed abrasives for Do-It-Yourself

Press Release   •   May 27, 2014 11:01 GMT

Norton has introduced a new range of abrasives for the Do-It-Yourself market, Norton Classic.  The pre-pack range has been specially developed as an affordable range for consumers.

This comprehensive product range includes abrasives for hand and machine sanding, cutting-off and grinding wheels and diamond blades. 

With hand sanding abrasives in a range of product types including sheets, rolls, sanding sponges, and sanding blocks, for use on wood, paint, metal and plaster. Norton Classic also offers a wide variety of abrasives for good performance in machine sanding applications. With abrasives for use on all commonly encountered machines including belts, eccentric, orbital and delta sanders and with open mesh products to reduce clogging on plaster. All the paper based Norton Classic products are FSC certified, and most machine sanding products have a pack quantity of 10 for those larger volume jobs. 

The range includes thin wheels suitable for cutting-off and grinding a wide range of materials including steel, inox, aluminium, PVC and stone and Diamond Blades for use on Ceramic and Porcelain tiles, Concrete and reinforced concrete, building materials, bricks and clay roof tiles.

The packaging is clear and uncluttered with simple and easy to understand direct communication using pictograms and illustrations to indicate product type, hole configurations and surfaces the product can be used on. This is supported where needed by text in six European languages for easy product selection.

The hand and machine sanding range is shrink wrapped, along with thin wheel 5 piece packs, with diamond blades available in a packaging sleeve. All products are displayed within ‘shelf-ready’ merchandising boxes.

“An integrated and complete product offer, Norton Classic offers an affordable and professional quality range of abrasives for all Do-It-Yourself requirements.” said Matthieu Varagnat, Product Manager at Saint-Gobain Abrasives.

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Saint-Gobain Abrasives, the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasives, is positioned at the leading edge of innovation and service, providing the most comprehensive abrasives solutions packages to its customers via a portfolio of highly recognised brands such as: Norton, Norton Clipper, Winter, and Flexovit.

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