Modification - 3M

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Modification - 3M

Take Your Profits andResults to The Next LevelLet us help you3M Customer AbrasiveMethods (CAM) CenterIssues with hard to grind materials?Abrasive change outs chipping awayat your profits?Issues with achieving yourdesired finish?Belt splice chatter, smearing or otherprocess issues marring your finish?Looking for automation in your grinding/finishing operations?Dusty environment hamperingyour productivity?Quality issues?Need to do more with less?Throughput or bottleneck issues?WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.WE CAN HELP.Your ResourceSurfaceForModificationSolutionsFor help with these problems and many more,work with your local 3M Representative toconnect you to the CAM Center today……or call 651-733-4643 opt. 4• Reduce Process Steps• Increase Throughput• Lower OverallManufacturing CostsIndustrial BusinessCustomer Contact Center3M Center, Building 225-03S-06St. Paul, MN 55144-10003M is a trademark of 3M.Please Recycle. Printed in U.S.A.© 3M 2010. All rights reserved.61-5002-8076-5


What the CAM CenterCan Do For YouThe CAM Center is where 3M’s dedicated engineeringstaff use their expertise to help customers solve surfacemodification challenges. CAM Center engineers focuson specific process requirements within a variety of keyindustries and areas, including:• Metal Fabrication• Castings and Forgings• Woodworking• Solid Surface Materials• Transportation• Cylindrical Grinding• Flat Finishing• CNC Grinding• Primary Metals• Centerless Grinding• MicrofinishingWant to Lower Costs?The CAM Center Can HelpBuying the lowest priced abrasives doesn’t necessarily savemoney. When you work with 3M your company can benefitfrom the industries foremost technical experts on surfacemodification solutions who can help reduce your overall costs.Here’s how:• The CAM Center is a 30,000 sq. foot facility that housesover 80 grinding and finishing machines as well asportable tools for any application. The facility is dedicatedto developing surface modification solutions that improvecustomer processes.• CAM Center engineers can help you spec in newequipment to optimize your processes. Only the machinebuilders themselves may know more than the CAMengineers about abrasive machinery, and they put thatknowledge to work for 3M customers.• Methods development — Bring or send your parts to theCAM Center and a CAM engineer will work with you todevelop a new or improved finishing method.By considering all variables including equipment, abrasivesand operating parameters 3M’s technical specialist’s can helpyou reduce process steps, reduce rework and scrap, reduceabrasive costs, improve throughput, improve quality and youroverall results.LearnFromIndustry LeadingExpertsEmployee Training and DevelopmentKeeping up with the latest techniques and training takesresources that many manufacturers may not have available.3M Abrasive customers, however, have access to the trainingfacilities at the CAM Center where 3M can offer customizedtraining based on customer needs. This state-of-the-arttraining facility also hosts leading industry association eventswhere customers and non-customers alike learn from CAMexperts. Here are a few examples:• Speeds, feeds and pressure training; factors thatimpact performance• Off-hand, portable power tool grinding andfinishing systems• Automation, Woodworking and Metalworking Seminars• Safety SeminarsOptimizeYourFinishingProcesses• Customized training to customer requirements

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