Sanding Abrasives

Put a fine finishing touch on surfaces and materials.

About Sanding Abrasives

Sanding Abrasives are materials used to smooth surfaces by rubbing them with an abrasive substance. They are used in a variety of industries and jobs, from automotive repair to furniture making. Sanding Abrasives come in a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the job they need to be used for.

Types of Sanding Abrasives

The type of Sanding Abrasive needed depends on the material it will be applied to and the desired finish. For example, woodworking may require sandpaper sheets with finer grits than metalworking or automotive repair. Other types of abrasive materials include emery cloth, steel wool, sandblasting media, and scouring pads.

How Sanding Abrasives are Made

Sanding Abrasives are made by combining abrasive particles such as aluminum oxide or silicon carbide with bonding agents such as glue or resin. The combination is then pressed into sheets or discs that can be attached to power tools for quick and efficient sanding jobs. The grit size of the abrasive material determines how coarse or fine the finish will be.

Industries that use Sanding Abrasives

Sanding Abrasives are commonly used in many industries including automotive repair, woodworking, metalworking, jewelry making, and more. Professionals use them for tasks such as removing rust from metal surfaces, smoothing wood joints for furniture making projects, polishing jewelry pieces for shine and luster.

Find the Sanding Abrasives You Need at Zoro

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