Category Archives: Abrasive Products

HOW ARE SURFACE CONDITIONING PRODUCTS USED IN METAL FABRICATION?

In general terms, Scotchbrite™ (a trademarked 3M product) is used to change the patina of a metal surface.  Most commonly, Scotchbrite™ (a trademarked 3M product) is used to create a “brushed” or a “mirror” finish to the surface of something that has been manufactured out of Stainless Steel. Scotchbrite™ (a trademarked 3M product) is a […]

WHICH SANDING DISC IS BEST?

When considering what is the best sanding disc to use for a specific job there is an overwhelming range of different discs, grains and grits available on the market. It is difficult to know what to choose for your job. This article will address the most suitable disc to use depending on your requirements.  Different […]

ABRASIVE WHEELS FOR ANGLE GRINDERS

The vast array of abrasives to choose for cutting, sanding, grinding, finishing and stripping metal can be overwhelming for users who do not work within the steel fabrication industry. This article is designed to brief DIY users working on metal projects how to select the best abrasive for the job. As most fabricators use angle […]