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Fine grinding improved with huge cost savings

A UK customer was using a hard nylon fine grinding cloth for their second stage of preparation. The number of samples being processed was approximately 100 per day and this type of cloth was lasting about one day.

With the introduction of the Aka-Allegran-3, using exactly the same parameters, not only were the results similar from this stage but the Aka-Allegran-3 lasted on average 14 days.

This meant that the operators were changing less cloths and not having to adhere them to steel backings.

This meant the operators were happy. But in addition, there was a cost saving in the order of 75% which meant the finance department was also happy.

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    If you would like to watch a video of this machine please click here to go to our You Tube channel.

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