A semiflexible fiber or plastic disc without the ZEC logo on the back is a low quality imitation.


Zec discs are manufactured in Italy exclusively with first-rate raw materials

Zec’s unique resin mix and manufacturing procedures grant outstanding performance and reliability

Original Zec discs last much longer than imitations


Since its foundation in 1958, ZEC S.p.A. Abrasive Discs has always been at the forefront of the coated abrasive industry, and has specialized in the production of superior quality abrasive discs, on fiber and plastic backings, to be used on hand grinding machines.

Original ZEC abrasive discs are manufactured entirely in Italy and with first-rate raw-materials only: the unique ZEC technology and exclusive manufacturing process grant the utmost reliability, performance and safety. Original ZEC Semiflex and ZEC Plastic discs are always and only marked with the distinctive golden print.

ZEC is a registered trademark and its superior quality products are protected by patents and trademarks world-wide and distributed throughout the world by professional companies for the professional users. ZEC products are ISO 9001 Certified and comply to the highest safety requirements according to the European Standard EN 13743.


1958: Dr. Riccardo Zane founds “ZANE & C.” which was later incorporated into “ZEC S.p.A.”

1960’s: ZEC invented the ZEC Semiflex disc, the first-ever and world- famous semi flexible abrasive disc on vulcanized fiber.

1970’s: ZEC invented the ZEC Double-Coated disc, the first-ever double coated flexible fiber disc.

1980’s: ZEC invented the ZEC Plastic disc, the first-ever semi flexible abrasive disc made of high performance plastic with built-in support, also known as the “ZEC Wheel” and “ZEC Litex disc”.

Over the years, ZEC has made significant technological investments for the automation of the manufacturing process by the installation of specific handling equipment and furthermore, never omitted to achieve steady improvements in the water and air cleaning processes.

ZEC is Member of the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives "FEPA", of the Italian Association of Marble Furnishing Producers "Assofom" and of the Italian Association "Confindustria Marmomacchine".

ZEC since 1958 - Superior quality abrasive discs