|Choose the adapted backing, depending on :|
|type of sanding : hand or mechanical sanding.|
|how is the sanding operation to be carried out : dry or wet sanding.|
|nature of the material to be sanded : wood, metal, and so on|
|To make your choice
click on the figures
|They differ from the weight in g/m²|
|A||75-80 g/m²||Hand sanding|
|B||90-100 g/m²||Hand sanding|
|C||120-150 g/m²||Hand or mechanical sanding|
|D||185 g/m²||Hand or mechanical sanding|
|E||220-230 g/m²||Hand or mechanical sanding|
|F||270 g/m²||Only mechanical sanding|
and the type of grinding way to be considered
|dry sanding operation|
|THE HOOK AND LOOP PAPERS|
|Paper backings C, D or E with sticking of a hook and loop velvet of 60 to 85g/m² allowing the fastening on appropriated pads or sanding blocks.|
Hand sanding on soft sanding block or mechanical sanding on orbital sanding machines or vibrators.
|they differ from their flexibility|
|X||Sized heavy cloth ( mechanical sanding )|
|J||Flexible sized cloth ( mechanical or hand sanding )|
Very flexible backing to be used for hand sanding or mechanical ( polishing operations )
backings for hard grinding operations made with very coarse grit sizes
(16 or 24 ).
|The non woven : they are particularly flexible and have tear-proof property.
backing : mainly used in form of discs on soldered joints. Very high resistance.
|The screen cloth : Type of sieve, abrasive on both sides which allows the draining of sanding dusts when working, which offers a 'non clogging' property.|