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  • Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brush

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    • Flap construction reduces risk for chatter
    • Easy-thread on/off attachment
    • Aluminum oxide cuts sharp and leaves a soft scratch pattern
    • Open web is load resistant, prolonging abrasive service life
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    Overall Width (Imperial)
    Overall_Width_Imperial
    Grade
    Grade
    Center Hole Diameter
    Center_Hole_Diameter
    Thread Size
    Thread_Size
    Attachment Type
    Attachment_Type
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    Specifications
    Attribute Name
    Value
    Application
    Finishing, Polishing
    Attachment Type
    Keyed Hole, Threaded
    Brand
    Scotch-Brite™
    Center Hole Diameter
    0.625 in, 0.75 in
    Color
    Brown, Yellow, Brown, Gold
    Density
    7
    Density Rating
    Hard
    Equipment - Machines
    Inline Sanders
    Form Type
    Flap Brush
    For Use On
    All Metals
    Grade
    Coarse, Medium
    Industries
    Metalworking
    Max RPM
    3500
    Mineral Type
    Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Carbide
    Overall Diameter (Imperial)
    4.5 in
    Overall Diameter (Metric)
    114.3 mm, 114.3 mm
    Overall Width (Imperial)
    2 in, 4 in
    Overall Width (Metric)
    10.16 cm, 50.8 mm
    Position
    Best
    Product Form
    Brush
    Shank Diameter (Imperial)
    0.25 in
    Sub Industries
    Sub Applications
    Thread Size
    5/8-11 EXT
    Product Details
    • Flap construction reduces risk for chatter
    • Easy-thread on/off attachment
    • Aluminum oxide cuts sharp and leaves a soft scratch pattern
    • Open web is load resistant, prolonging abrasive service life
    • Open web is spongy and responds to surface irregularities of the part

    Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brush is durable and aggressive, great for blending and finishing on a variety of metals.

    Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brush
    Easy-thread on/off attachment
    Restoring Finishes
    Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brushes combine aluminum oxide mineral and our non-woven nylon fibers with resin. Sharp-cutting aluminum oxide mineral leaves a fine finish, while the spongy, open web responds to surface irregularities and maintains part geometry. This brush is one of the most durable among all the Scotch-Brite™ flap brushes (PDF, 500 Kb), so it's good for graining stainless steel, blending handling marks and imperfections, cleaning around welds and light deburring.

    Easy Attachment
    Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brush may be used on the 3M 1HP Match & Finish Sander (sold separately) and is available in 5/8-11 threaded inserts for easy thread on/off attachment as well as a 4-way keyway attachment system.

    Under normal use (abiding by recommended RPM), the Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish High Strength Flap Brush minimizes chatter risk. As the brush spins, flaps rotate centrifugally and make continuous contact with the workpiece. By lapping the surface, the flaps reduce the residual traces or marks that tend to be left by singular discs or discs ganged on a shaft.

    Maximum Operating Speeds (RPM)
    Diameter CP-FB CF-FB HS-FB CB-FB
    6" 4,000 3,400 3,400 3,400
    8" 4,000 3,200 3,200 3,200
    10" 3,200 2,500 2,500 2,500
    12" 2,700 2,500 2,500 2,500
    14" 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
    16" 1,900 1,500 1,500 1,500

    CP-FB = Cut and Polish Flap Brush
    CF-FB = Finishing Flap Brush
    HS-FB = High Strength Flap Brush
    CB-FB = Combi Flap Brush

    Scotch-Brite™ Flap Brushes: The Final Step
    Welding, bending, stamping and other fabrication processes can seriously mar the mill finish of stainless steel and other metals — requiring a lot of time and many tricky, painstaking steps to restore the finish to its original condition.

    Scotch-Brite™ Flap Brushes are often the last step in a series — ushered in to a sequence when the surface is ready for a final finish. For weld blending and finish restoration, flap brushes may be preceded by other abrasives like a fibre disc for weld removal and a belt that sets the grain.

    With a little practice, users can "feather" in and out of the repair area with their flap brush, reducing chatter and marks. Some flap brushes are more durable, whereas others are more aggressive. Depending on the desired finish, users might opt for a more or less aggressive grade.

    Welding, bending, stamping and other fabrication processes can seriously mar the mill finish of stainless steel and other metals - requiring a lot of time and many tricky, painstaking steps to restore the finish to its original condition.
    The Many Benefits of Open Web Abrasives
    Non-woven technology makes our Scotch-Brite™ industrial abrasives unique. A combination of fiber strands, resin, and abrasive mineral forms a thick, open web. The spring-like nature of the fibers responds to contours and effectively removes unwanted burrs, soils, and contaminants while maintaining the geometry of the workpiece, which in turn reduces rework and boosts productivity. Gaps in the web allow swarf to escape, so debris does not clog the mineral. Fibers in the web continually break down with use to reveal fresh mineral for exceptional consistency, superior cut performance, and extremely long service life. Scotch-Brite products not only enhance productivity, but also increase operator safety by reducing the need for cleaning chemicals and pastes, and replacing wire brushes that can break off and cause injury. From aesthetic finishing to weld blending, deburring, and more, Scotch-Brite abrasives work fast and deliver consistent results, part after part.

    Learn More about the Scotch-Brite™ Match and Finish System (PDF, 1.3 Mb)


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