Choosing The Right Abrasives
|Surfacing rough wood, fast stock removal||Surface sander, belt sander||Aluminum Oxide, Zirconia Alumina||36-80|
|Rough-sanding mill marks, saw marks, defects, end grain||Orbital sander, belt sander, disk sander||Aluminum Oxide, Zirconia Alumina, Garnet||60-100|
|Smooth sanding||Orbital sander, disk sander, sheet sandpaper||Aluminum Oxide, Garnet, Silicon Carbide||120-320|
|Sanding blocks, non-woven pads||Aluminum Oxide, Silcon Carbide||Medium-
|Sanding contours||Sanding drums, disks, flappers, cords, strips||Aluminum Oxide, Garnet, Silicon Carbide||80-320|
|Sanding blocks, non-woven pads||Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Carbide||Coarse-Fine|
|Wet sanding, applying stains or oils, sanding between finish coats||Sanding sheets, non-woven pads||Silicon Carbide, Aluminum Oxide||240-600
|Steel wool (except wet)||#00-#0000|
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