You need an abrasive, and you don’t know where to start.
When you need to prep a surface, remove stock or finish a project, you can reach for your belt sander or rotary tool. But what if they’re too big to do the job? What do you do?
You might already know Kimball Midwest stocks more than 51,000 maintenance, repair and operations products. But that doesn’t mean we’re not adding to that number all the time.
When it comes to cutting tools, let’s face it. Things break. Sometimes it is a problem with the cutting tool itself, but many times, it can be user error.
Since being created by Congress in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been the federal government’s agency in charge of ensuring “safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”
We don’t have to tell you your cutting tools take quite a bit of abuse, especially in metal-cutting applications. That’s why it’s so important to use cutting fluids to protect and extend the life of your cutting tools. A good cutting fluid serves many purposes:
When it comes to cutting tools, the place to be is right here, with Kimball Midwest. While we know we’ve got one of the best, high-quality selections of cutting tools, that doesn’t stop us from introducing new items every year, and this year is no different.
Look around your shop, and you’ll probably see a variety of cutting tools for different jobs and materials. In fact, you probably go through a lot of them, especially drill bits. Have you ever thought about all the functions cutting tools perform? They cut, of course, but they also expand, shape, grind and smooth.
Cutting tools are a vital part of many maintenance, repair and operations outfits. Just a quick glance at Kimball Midwest’s cutting tools main page gives you a clear view of the wide variety in our cutting tools product line.
Think about your current vendor(s) that supply you with Maintenance, Repair and Operations products. Seriously, pause for a minute and think. Their products and services are vital to your business operations.
Have too many vendors? Sometimes having one is the right call. In today's world, that might be even more important than ever to keep your employees and their families safe.
The breakdowns in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have renewed interest in Made in the USA products. Most American consumers surveyed in 2017 responded that buying American-made products was at least somewhat, if not very, important, but they also indicated an unwillingness to spend more on domestic products.