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Metal Blending

Help remove surface imperfections with minimal under cutting.


3M Abrasives for Metal Blending

Blending is the process of removing imperfections, like tool and machine marks and merging repaired sections of a surrounding surface of the metal. Blending products from 3M use the nonwoven and mineral technology to help get the job done fast in preparation for the finishing step.

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Winning Abrasive Combinations for Metal Blending

Pairing the right abrasives together can result in a winning combination that optimizes productivity, designed for worker comfort, and helps deliver high-quality results for your metalworking application.

Metal Blending Applications Videos

Watch videos of our winning abrasive combinations to learn more and help you find the one that's right for your application.

Find the Right Product for your Job

Use our comparison chart to find the metal blending abrasives you need.

Solution Spotlight | Polishing Brass with Scotch-Brite™

Unpolished brass door handle with casting marks Brass door handle polished with a Scotch-Brite Wheel

Quickly achieve an attractive polished finish.
In this simple polishing example, a Scotch-Brite™ Light Deburring Wheel in 7S Fine was used to remove casting marks and polish the surface of a brass door handle. Use the before-and-after slider to see what this wheel can achieve in a simple one-step polishing application.

Abrasive Solutions for Every Step of the Way

At 3M we specialize in delivering engineered abrasive solutions for every step of your abrasive process. We help you improve productivity and safety so that you can succeed every day from first cut to final finish.

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