- Tough, YF-weight cloth backing offers excellent durability in sanding applications
- Aluminum Oxide abrasive cuts fast and provides a consistent finish
- Resin bonding resists deterioration from heat, extending the life of the abrasive cloth
- Flexible cloth conforms to contoured parts for consistent finishing
- Agglomerate (coat features mineral agglomerates for a finer finish on hard surfaces
3M™ Cloth 359F is an abrasive sanding belt constructed on a heavy, YF-weight cloth backing that features open coat construction for even sanding action. The aluminum oxide abrasive and flexible backing make this cloth an ideal product for dry applications such as metal surface sanding and stock removal.
Flexible cloth conforms to contoured parts for consistent finishing
Tough Sanding Cloth
Our 3M™ Cloth Belt 359F is best suited for metal sanding and finishing thanks to its durability and fast cutting abrasive material. Its heavy, YF-weight polyester cloth backing provides smooth operation and durability and can conform to the shape of contoured parts for consistent finishing. The abrasive side features an open coat for even finishing and a distinct brown color helps to easily differentiate it from other grits and grains.
Aluminum Oxide Abrasive
Aluminum oxide is a popular choice among industrial professionals because of its fast cut-rate and long life. This mineral makes a tough, durable abrasive that self-fractures to expose fresh cutting edges, whereas traditional natural abrasives dull more quickly. Due to its fast cut-rate, hardness, and strength, it is widely used for sanding and finishing applications. Aluminum oxide is suitable for use on a wide variety of materials in metal
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Resin bond aluminum oxide provides durability and aggressive stock removal
Waterproof and Heat Resistant
This belt also uses a resin bonding which is specially designed to resist thermal and chemical deterioration, which can occur during sanding. This bond is very tough and excellent for precision work on hard and soft surfaces. This also allows for faster sanding and a higher cut rate. The waterproof polyester backing material enables the user to rinse areas of the workpiece and the belt during use to prevent dust and debris from clogging the points of the abrasive, while producing a faster cut at the same time.