News

Editorials, announcements & more:

16
Oct
2017

Prize Draw Winner Announced for BLOODHOUND SSC VIP Day Tickets

We're pleased to announce the winner of our prize draw for VIP day tickets to BLOODHOUND SSC First Public Runs in Newquay - congratulations to winner Mark Cass!

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04
Oct
2017

Master Quick Change Disc range new flyer

Download our new Master Quick Change Discs flyer for information on discs in coated and surface conditioning abrasive materials, rubber bond and Unitized specifications.

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02
Oct
2017

Half Price ZIPP Die Grinder with a MASTER burr kit

Buy a Master carbide burr kit and get a ZIPP Die Grinder half price in our latest special offer.

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19
Sep
2017

Prize Draw: VIP Tickets to BLOODHOUND SSC First Public Runs

As BLOODHOUND Project sponsors, we are offering you the chance to win tickets to see the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car's first public runs down the 1.7mile long runway at Cornwall Airport Newquay!

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11
Sep
2017

Master Rubber Abrasive Products - New Flyer

The Master range of rubber and epoxy bonded products is available in wheel, quick change disc, point and stick form for a range of finishing applications. Rubber bonded products have the advantage of a unique cushioned action for a smooth, free cut and are ideal for applications where dimensional tolerances and control are vital.

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31
Aug
2017

HVOF Grinding and Finishing Solutions New Flyer

The increased utilisation of thermally applied coatings, such as HVOF and plasma spray, which are very wear resistant has left the need for products which are tough enough to grind and finish the coating. Master Abrasives has developed a complete solution specifically for these applications and can offer technical advice through experienced representatives.

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23
Aug
2017

Master Abrasives appointed agents for ActOn Vibratory Finishing machines

Master Abrasives has been appointed as an official agent for the range of vibratory finishing machines manufactured in Britain by ActOn Finishing.

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21
Aug
2017

New MASTER Convolute and Unitized product flyers

Download our new product flyers for MASTER Convolute wheels and MASTER Unitized products for information on the specifications available and suitable applications.

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17
Aug
2017

The Master solution to staying safe

To help companies comply with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) regarding machines and hand-held power tools, Master Abrasives offers the solution to training employees with its safe use of abrasives training course accredited by the British Abrasives Federation (BAF).

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15
Aug
2017

Master provides new finishing film solutions from Nanolap

Having now been appointed the UK distributor for the US based abrasive lapping & microfinishing film manufacturer, Nanolap Technologies, Master will also be able to offer lapping and polishing solutions required for demanding surface finishing applications.

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12
Jul
2017

Master Abrasives appoints distributor in Turkey for the MASTER brand

Master Abrasives is pleased to announce the appointment of a distributor in Turkey, Teknik Danismanlik – Schleiftechnik.

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12
Jul
2017

Master Abrasives appoints distributor in Malaysia for the MASTER brand

Master Abrasives is pleased to announce the appointment of a distributor in Malaysia, Enovate PLT.

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06
Jul
2017

Micromatic grinding machines – the option for superior performance

Master Abrasives is offering a range of Hydraulic, CNC and special purpose precision grinding machines from the reliable Micromatic Grinding Technologies, whose machines are new to the UK through Master Abrasives distributorship. Micromatic’s success in providing a superior performance whilst carrying out ethical work practices is evident in their numerous awards and achievements.

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03
Jul
2017

New range of Dotco Angle Drills designed for Aerospace released: 15LQ Series

A new range of Dotco angle drills with easy indexable quick-change heads has been released for the aerospace industry.

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21
Jun
2017

Master appointed UK representative for Schmeier Precision Products

Following the recent acquisition of Alfons Schmeier GmbH & Co. KG by Abraxos Holding AG, the parent company of Meister Abrasives AG, in February, Master Abrasives has been appointed the official representative for Schmeier in the UK and Ireland.

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19
Jun
2017

Master Abrasives appoints distributors in Mexico for the MASTER brand

Master Abrasives is pleased to announce the appointment of two distributors in Mexico, ABBRE, based in Querétaro and covering North Mexico, and MEHSI, based in Monterrey and covering Central and South of Mexico.

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19
Jun
2017

Master Abrasives appoints agent in Poland for the MASTER brand

Master Abrasives is pleased to announce the appointment of an agent in Poland, Mr Slawomir Klisiewicz.

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14
Jun
2017

New MASTER mounted point kit complements the range

Master Abrasives has been providing industry with high quality mounted points and carbide burrs along with application support as part of its package for many decades. A new development in the MASTER® brand is a mounted point kit to complement the existing range of MASTER carbide burr kits.

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12
Jun
2017

Master renews its Midlands Aerospace Alliance Membership for 2017-18

Master Abrasives has recently renewed its membership with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, continuing the focus on the development in the aerospace industry. Download a copy of the official membership certificate here.

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07
Jun
2017

New MASTER Product Brochure Now Available!

We're pleased to announce that our new MASTER product brochure is now available for download and in hard copy on request!

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06
Jun
2017

Improve productivity with new MASTER premium finishing consumables

Master Abrasives has launched a new premium range of finishing consumables for mass finishing under the MASTER® brand. This includes plastic, ceramic, agro (dry), and special media and a range of compounds to facilitate the finishing process.

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23
May
2017

ZIPP Mini Air Sanding Kit with Fine Control - REVIEW by Peter Brett

"The ZIPP Mini sander has a good quality rubberised grip, a black trigger just big enough for one finger, and a speed control button on the back above the handle." Read the independent review written by Peter Brett for Tool Business + Hire magazine's May issue for the ZIPP Mini Air Sanding Kit ZP386AK.

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22
May
2017

Updated 2017 price list now available

Following 3M’s review of pricing across the range of Standard Abrasives products, we now have a new price list available for download which is valid from 1st June 2017.

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17
May
2017

Master introduces the cost-effective range of ZIPP fastening tools

ZIPP Group’s range of metal removal air tools have been providing cost-effective solutions for users in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Two years on from launching the ZIPP range in the UK, Master Abrasives is now introducing the complete range of fastening air tools manufactured by ZIPP Group and sold under the ZIPP® brand and is looking for suitable distributors for the range.

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18
Apr
2017

New grinding machine installed in the Master showroom

Master Abrasives has been busy setting up a new showroom at its Daventry location for demonstrating precision grinding products. Following the recent visit of an installation engineer from Micromatic Grinding Technologies, the eco 200 universal hydraulic cylindrical grinding machine is now installed and ready for demonstration in the Master showroom.

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03
Apr
2017

Master Special Offer - FREE Mounted Points with ZIPP Air Die Grinder

Buy a ZIPP Air Die Grinder ZP313 and get 20 FREE Master® mounted points from 1st April to 30th June 2017*.

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22
Mar
2017

Master Abrasives exhibits at Troy Means Business 2017

As a new supplier to the Troy Group, Master Abrasives is exhibiting at the prestigious Troy Means Business show for the first time in April, offering special deals on the range of high-quality Master quick change discs and cost-effective ZIPP range of Air Tools.

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20
Mar
2017

Master celebrates 50 years of providing solutions

This year, Master Abrasives celebrates 50 years of successful trading. The company was set up in 1967 and since then has evolved greatly as an independently-owned company.

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13
Mar
2017

Standard Abrasives Pricing Restructure June 2017

3M, the holding company of the Standard Abrasives brand, has conducted a review of pricing across the entire range of Standard Abrasives products. We are currently analysing the effect this has on our customer pricing, which will be significant. The pricing restructure will be implemented on 1st June 2017 and a new price list will be issued.

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10
Mar
2017

Master appoints new technical sales representative for the South

Master Abrasives has appointed Joe Phillips as its new technical sales representative for the South.

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01
Mar
2017

Master Abrasives 2017 Price List

In line with our 5% general price increase being implemented on 1st March 2017, we have updated our price list with current pricing and it is now available to download in PDF format.

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28
Feb
2017

The expanded Master brand is relaunched

The MASTER® brand has been significantly developed and expanded, resulting in a relaunch of a complete package of Master branded precision and non-precision abrasive products to provide solutions for industry.

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06
Feb
2017

Meister Abrasives takes over Schmeier to expand global presence

Abraxos Holding AG, Switzerland, has taken over 100% of the shares of Alfons Schmeier GmbH & Co. KG as of 1.2.2017. With this acquisition, the Group expands its global presence and cements its position as the world market leader in precision internal grinding.

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01
Feb
2017

Master Special Offer - FREE burr kit with ZIPP Air pencil grinder

Buy a ZIPP Air Pencil Grinder ZPD212 and get a FREE Master® Carbide Burr Kit containing ten 3mm shank carbide burrs from 1st February to 31st March 2017.

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16
Jan
2017

Master Abrasives installs grinding machine in new showroom

Master Abrasives is setting up a new showroom in Daventry and its first installation will be the Micromatic ECO 200 universal hydraulic cylindrical grinding machine, new to the UK. Having the ECO 200U at their facility, Master will now offer demonstrations for its range of precision grinding products at its facility.

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03
Jan
2017

January Sale Special Offers

Master Abrasives is offering three great deal throughout January! The special offers include 20% off a ZIPP air angle die grinder, plus reduced prices on a flap wheel and mounted point.

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03
Jan
2017

New ZIPP Air Tools Price List for 2017

We have an updated ZIPP Air Tools price list for 2017 available for download.

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