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Weha Introduces New Diamond Turbo Rodding Blade

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Weha Introduces New Diamond Turbo Rodding Blade

Posted on 09 April 2019 by cradmin

Weha has introduced its new Diamond Turbo Rodding Blade. The 5-in. Turbo Blade  is made for cutting 3/16-in. slots into the back side of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble  and other stone.

Rodding the back of stone has proven time and again to greatly strengthen stone around the bowl and sink cut out. This is extremely important during transport and installation in the house.

According to the company the Weha 5-in. Turbo Rodding Blade, at 3/16-in. wide, is the perfect width for 1/8-in. wide white rodding, carbon fiber rodding, steel carbon fiber rodding and standard steel rodding.

Additionally, the company states that the Turbo blade will achieve the perfect width for adhesive and a tight bond with rodding. Turbo features a  one piece design for fast cutting.

Weha 5″ x 3/16″ Turbo Rodding Blade Specifications:

  • 5″ diameter
  • 3/16″ width
  • 7/8″-5/8″ arbor
  • Dry or wet cutting

You may also be interested in this article about the Keep-nut Drilling Machine from Chemical Concepts.

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Weha Offers Carbon Fiber Rodding

Posted on 18 July 2017 by cradmin

The Weha Carbon Fiber rodding is the latest technology in fiberglass rodding for granite, natural stone, engineered stone and quartz countertop applications. Made with the highest concentration of fiberglass strands throughout the entire profile, Weha Carobon Fiber rodding is reportedly stronger than traditional white fiberglass rodding for stone. weha

Weha has added an additional top and bottom layer of high tensile strength carbon on both sides to increase the strength even more. The Weha Granite Carbon Fiberglass rodding comes in 100 meter-328 ft. rolls. The dimensions are as follows: 1/8 in. by 3/8 in. by 328 ft. or 1/8 in. by 1/4 in. by 328 ft. rolls.

The Carbon Fiber Rodding roll is 29 in. in diameter to fit all rodding stands.
With the Carbon Fiberglass rodding only being 3/8 in. high, it will work perfect for 3cm applications.

According to the company Weha Carbon Fiberglass rodding will never rust or create granite stains, it bonds to glue and it comes on a roll and can be cut at any length thereby eliminating granite rodding waste.

You may also be interested in this video about rodding granite countertops.

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Weha Debuts New Steel Carbon Fiber Rodding

Posted on 03 February 2016 by cradmin

WEHA steel carbon fiber roddingWeha has developed a new steel carbon fiber rodding. The rodding was developed by placing the steel rodding inside eight-strand premium fiberglass, and reinforcing it again with carbon fiberglass. This process prevents rust from occurring on the steel. Additionally, grooves were designed on the rodding to allow glue adhesion and provide increased strength. The steel carbon fiber rodding is sold in 330-ft. rolls and can be cut with bolt cutters.

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Rodding Granite Countertops

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Rodding Granite Countertops

Posted on 12 December 2013 by cradmin

To rod, or not to rod? Some say it is a must, others say it is an option. However, if you ever have to replace a countertop because of a crack at the sink cut-out, you may forever believe it is the only way to go. Either way, there are times that rodding is a must, and here is a short video we found from Alpha Tools that shows a simple method for accomplishing this process.

We know there are a variety of systems and adhesives and even rods out there that can be used for this task, so if you have a different method or one you think is better, please comment on this video post and share your thoughts.

And always feel free to send us a link to your favorite videos at [email protected].

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