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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads

Convenient surface conditioning pads for your metalworking shop.

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Scotch-Brite™: The leader in nonwoven hand pads.

  • Generations of metalworking professionals have trusted Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads as their go-to solution for cleaning, scuffing, deburring and finishing in their shops. Through the decades, Scotch-Brite™ has continually improved the performance and durability of its industry-leading hand pad products, earning their place in metalworking shops around the world. For fast, consistent surface conditioning, keep Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads within reach.


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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad Selection Chart

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Select by grit coarseness, color and application

Need help finding the right Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad grit for your application? Use the chart below to find the right mineral, grit coarseness and finish for your application — including light-duty cleaning, heavy-duty blending and finishing, and every surface prep task in-between.

Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7445

Very mild abrasive for gentle, thorough cleaning. Ultra fine silicon carbide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7448

Ultra fine, consistent finish on metals, wood, plastics and composite. Ultra fine silicon carbide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad

Flexible yet durable. Long lasting, tear and load resistant and tightly graded with active mineral sites for fast, consistent action without compromising finish. Ultra fine silicon carbide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7448 PRO

Achieves a better finish, faster. Long lasting and tightly graded for uniform scratch. Specialty coated to resist loading. Ultra fine silicon carbide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447

Most popular general-purpose hand pad. Cleans, blends, finishes and deburrs. Very fine aluminum oxide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad

Flexible yet durable. Long lasting, tear and load resistant and tightly graded with active mineral sites for fast, consistent action without compromising finish. Very fine aluminum oxide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447 PRO

Achieves a better finish, faster. Long lasting and tightly graded for uniform scratch. Specialty coated to resist loading. Very fine aluminum oxide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 8447

High cut for paint prep, blending and scuffing. Very fine aluminum oxide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7446

Specially designed for hand blending and finishing stainless steel. Mineral coarseness blends surface scratches on metals, wood and synthetic surfaces. Coarse aluminum oxide.

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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7440

Most durable and aggressive pad for stock removal. Cuts fast to remove contaminants and oxides in the most demanding cleaning and finishing applications. Coarse aluminum oxide.

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Don’t see the grit or color you need?

View all Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads and accessories or contact us to discuss custom hand pad options.


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Featured Solutions | 7447 PRO and Durable Flex Hand Pads

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    About Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447 PRO

    Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447 PRO leaves a consistent, uniform scratch on just about any surface. This premium abrasive hand pad comes in two grades and is flexible enough to get into hard-to-reach places.

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    Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad Demonstration

    Our most flexible hand pad is easy to fold and bend for use on corners and hard-to-reach areas. Watch a Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad quickly remove weld burn discoloration.


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We are interested in helping you decide which Industrial Abrasives product works best for your application. A 3M Abrasive Expert will contact you to ensure you're getting the product you need to get your job done right.

If you would like to speak to us about product and technical support questions, please call  1-866-279-1235

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