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3M Classic Sanding Sheets

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  • Available in multiple grits
  • Aluminum oxide mineral
  • Sands paint, wood, or metal
  • Follow the grain of the wood when sanding
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3M™ General Purpose Sandpaper comes in a variety of minerals and a wide grit range. Ideal for painted surfaces, bare wood, and metal. Sheets can be cut to fit hand sanding, on a sanding block, or a power tool sander.

  • Available in multiple grits
  • Aluminum oxide mineral
  • Sands paint, wood, or metal
  • Follow the grain of the wood when sanding
Attribute Name
Abrasive Attachment Type
Center Hole
Abrasive Material
Aluminum Oxide, Garnet, Silicon Carbide
3M™, Imperial™, Pro-Pak™, Production™, SandBlaster™, Scotch-Brite™, Wetordry™
Color Family
Beige, Black, Brown, Green, Purple, Red, Yellow
Assorted, Coarse, Fine, Medium, Super Fine, Very Fine
100, 120, 150, 1500, 180, 2000, 220, 320, 400, 60, 600, 80, 800, Assorted
Defense, Facilities Management
National Stock Number
Overall Length (Imperial)
10.98 in, 11 in, 5.5 in, 5.6 in, 9 in
Overall Length (Metric)
142.24 mm, 228 mm, 27.9 cm, 27.94 cm, 279 mm, 279.4 mm
Overall Width (Imperial)
2.25 in, 3.65 in, 3.66 in, 3.667 in, 3.67 in, 3.7 in, 3.9 in, 8.97 in, 9 in
Overall Width (Metric)
22.8 cm, 22.86 cm, 228 mm, 228.6 mm, 81.28 mm, 92.9 mm, 99.06 mm
Package Contents
10 Sheets/Pack, 12 Sheets/Pack, 15 Sheets, 18 Sheets, 20 Sheets, 22 sheets, 23 Sheets, 25 sheets, 3 Sheets/Pack, 4 Sheets, 5 Sheets, 8 Sheets
Product Form
Sanding Type
Selling Country
United States
2.25 in x 5.5 in, 3 2/3in x 9in, 3.66 in x 9 in, 3.66in x 9in, 3.7in x 9in, 9 in x 11 in, 9in x 11in
Size (Imperial)
2.25 in x 5.5 in, 3.65 in x 9 in, 3.66 in x 9 in, 3.667 in x 9 in, 3.67 in x 9 in, 3.7 in x 9 in, 3.9 in x 5.6 in, 8.97 in x 10.98 in, 9 in x 11 in
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Customer Reviews
3M Classic Sanding Sheets is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 30.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good grip I sanded my pinewood derby car! It finished 1st place!
Date published: 2021-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from ruined sander pads i have read a number of complaints about the sanding pad being damaged, the product is clearly marked HAND SANDING SHEETS! learn to read before you complain
Date published: 2019-02-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful stuff The package says this product can be used on power sanders. When I used it on my orbital sander, it stuck to the pad and ruined the pad. It will have to be replaced. Not only has 3M mid-labeled the product, but they have also convinced Home Depot to ONLY carry this “No Slip Grip” paper in their stores. There is not a single sheet of ordinary sandpaper in the store. So you have the choice of using this awful stuff or going someplace else.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sandpaper, but... This is awesome sandpaper, but the adhesive surface will tear the surface of the sanding pad off a hand-held, electric sander. I called 3m, and the solution to the problem is to place a piece of wax paper between the sander pad and the adhesive back of the sand paper.
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Poorly Labeled This product should be clearly labeled "NOT FOR POWER SANDERS." As with many others, my orbital pad sander may be ruined. When the paper heats up, the No-Slip material melts and transfers to the sander pad, creating ridges on the pad. And, the 3M response regarding orbital sanders below apparently doesn't understand what an orbital sander is, because I can't find the referenced products on their web site. Discs are the closest they come.
Date published: 2017-04-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not For Electric Sanders As has been mentioned I was also a victim of this paper used on my palm sander and noe have a ruin sanding pad. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT.
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from avoid no-slip grip While the sanding surface works well the NO-SLIP GRIP ruins the power tool sanding pad! It sticks and pulls of chunks of the padding material.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from not for orbital sanders Used once on a felt pad orbital sander. Then proceeded to rip the felt off to remove the paper. Seems every store went to no slip grip paper. Does 3M make a paper for people that use orbital sanders?
Date published: 2016-10-10
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