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Winning Abrasive Combination for Grinding & Refining #8 Finish on Stainless Steel


The Benefits of Winning Abrasive Combinations

Winning abrasive combinations bring together our best abrasive technologies to help you succeed from start to finish. The product pairing recommendations come straight from our technical application engineers, who have hands on experience and a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in abrasive processing. Pairing the right abrasives together can result in a winning combination that optimizes productivity, helps increase safety, and delivers high-quality results for your metalworking project.

    • This high-performance belt features a blend of aluminum oxide and 3M Precision-Shaped Grain, with a flexible J-wt. polycotton cloth backing.
    • Designed to help lower your abrasive spend, it offers a fast cut and long life, plus conformability for curves and contours.

    Applications include:

    • Blending
    • Fine finishing
    • Features a 3M Precision-Shaped Grain blend providing significantly longer life than comparable aluminum oxide belts.
    • Proprietary mineral is designed to provide consistent, faster results for improved productivity and throughput.
    • Moderately flexible backing provides conformability for grinding and blending on both straight and contoured surfaces.

    Applications include:

    • Medium & low pressure metal grinding and blending
    • Self-sharpening pyramids start sharp, stay sharp, and run cooler than conventional abrasives.
    • Flexible backing for consistent finish over contours.

    Applications include:

    • Intermediate finishing
    • Fine polishing

See it in Action

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    3M™ Cubitron™ II Cloth Belt 784F Product Video
  • Video showing usage of an abrasive belt used for polishing applications and #8 finish
    3M™ Trizact™ Cloth Belt 237AA Product Video

Book your Winning Abrasive Combination Trial

Want to learn more about our metalworking abrasives? 3M has abrasive experts on hand to help answer any questions you have about our selection of abrasives or any part of the metalworking process.

Our experts can help ensure you are getting the product you need for your desired application.

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