Norton Xtrimium - Technical Solutions for Gear Grinding

Increasingly stringent industry requirements for gears are resulting in greater demand for profile accuracy and improved surface finishes. Norton Xtrimium addresses these increasingly exacting demands.

The choice of abrasive is key in the production of high quality gears and Norton offers high performance grinding wheels that are engineered to deliver a complete technical solution for worm and dual worm grinding, profile grinding and bevel grinding.

Norton Xtrimium Applications


An engineered micro-structured ceramic grain provides excellent free cutting action and durability to maximize performance and quality.

• Perfect homogeneity throughout wheel thickness

• Increased form holding

• Friction free


The dual wheel combines a vitrified section to grind, and a fine grit section to polish the gear teeth.

• High surface quality providing Rz=1,0µm Rpk=0,05µm

• Wheels can be adapted to existing machines


High porosity and permeability in this ceramic based wheel offering the fastest metal removal rate on the market.

Unrivalled DIN quality

• Fast material removal



Our highly porous Xtrimium bevel formulation is the ‘must have’ wheel, no other wheel for bevel grinding compares.

• Burn free cutting

• Extremely fast grinding

• Reduces part rejection, overall lowering the cost per unit


For more information about Norton gear grinding solutions, contact our experts via the online web form.