3M was founded in 1902 as Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company. Since its early beginnings 3M has produced thousands of imaginative products, and has become a global leader in markets from safety to abrasives and adhesives. Today 3M holds over 3,000 patents in products in 35 varied business units that are organized in 5 business groups. 3M employs 84,000 globally and has operations in more than 65 countries with global sales of $30 billion and products are currently sold in nearly 200 countries worldwide. In addition to a long-standing commitment to innovation and uncompromised quality, 3M products are backed by the most comprehensive warranties you can get and are backed by a company you know and trust.

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3M Precision-Shaped Grain: Redefining conventional precision grinding.

Looking to boost performance in your precision grinding operation? The answer is 3M Precision-Shaped Grain – the revolutionary technology that powers 3M™ Cubitron™ II Vitrified Grinding Wheels. This ceramic aluminum oxide grain is proven to increase efficiency and productivity where precision matters most, like in the gear, powertrain and turbine industries.


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