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PFERD has a long history of manufacturing and supplying a wide range of tools to work the equipment and material used within the agriculture and related industries.

The company started producing files for the farrier industry back in 1799. Since then, the file range has expanded considerably and now includes tools like chainsaw files and -sharpeners.

The Chainsharp CS-X is a 2-in-1 solution for the precise and uniform manual sharpening of chainsaws. It simultaneously sharpens the chain’s saw teeth and adjusts the depth gauge—shortening downtime.

“The lightweight and compact design allow operators to carry it along on-site, enabling on-demand sharpening. Five types are available for the different chain pitches and individual replacement files are readily available.,” the company said in a statement.

PFERD’S range of industrial STEEL and INOX drill bits are available from 1mm – 13mm. The drill bits are fully ground and produce precisely drilled holes due to their high concentricity and exact centering—making them ideal for manual and automated processes.

Both types include standard 0.5mm increments as well as certain 0.1mm increments for specialised applications.

The STEEL drill bits are suitable for use on steel, cast steel, grey cast iron, annealed cast iron, bronze, brass, plastics and aluminium. While the INOX drills are suited to hard materials, such as alloyed and high strength steels and stainless steel.

“Abrasive belts and fibre discs with exceptionally high stock removal rates significantly increase productivity. The precision triangular shaped ceramic grains reduce grinding time and ultimately reduces equipment downtime. The self-sharpening effect of the geometric grains increases tool life, effectively lowering operational costs.”

PFERD recommend using diamond cut-off wheels for the heavy-duty cutting of masonry, including concrete, clinker brick and natural stone. “Diamond cutting wheels offer excellent cutting performance and very long tool life, making them highly economical.”

The company offers a range of material-specific, high performance, cutting and grinding wheels to work steel, stainless steel, aluminium, cast iron and stone.

“Cut-off saws offer powerful and cost-effective cutting and PFERD has a range of cutting wheels for stationary applications to optimise the process. Our tools provide high cutting performance and long tool life making them economic tool solutions.”

For farmers looking to deburr, derust, descale, clean and even remove paint using a wire brush, PFERD has a wide range of high-quality wire brushes in different sizes, forms and filaments.

“Our industrial wire brushes feature wires with high flexibility and bending fatigue strength—offering unsurpassed brushing performance. Their high stock removal rate and long tool life result in superior process optimisation and cost-efficiency,” the company said.

For heavy-duty applications, the PFERD COMBITWIST brush design offers aggressive brushing and high stock removal.

PFERD not only offers a wide range of tools for work on surfaces and material cutting but also the drives designed specifically for these tools. The range includes air-powered, electric and flexible shaft drives, recognised for their performance and durability.

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