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Comparable Grit Size for Emery

Comparable Grit Size for Emery Paper Grit Symbol Mesh Micron 4/0 1200 6.5 3/0 1000 9.2 2/0 600 16.0 0 500 19.7 #1 280 44.0 #2 220 64.0 #3 180 79.0 Cloth < 3/4″ 150 95.0 > 3/4″ – 2-1/2″ 100 136.0 > 2-1/2″ – 3-1/2″ 80 189.0 > 3-1/2″ – 5″ 50 341.0 […]

Grit Comparison Chart

Grit Comparison Chart Aluminum Oxide Silicon Carbide Garnet Ziconia – Alumina Ceramic Aluminum Oxide CAMI FEPA Micron Avg. Dia. (in inches) Mesh Grit Symbol Mesh Avg. Dia. (in inches) Micron 0.3 .0000118 0.5 .0000197 1.0 .0000394 2.0 .0000787 3.0 .000118 4.0 .000158 5.0 .000197 6.0 .000236 6.5 .00026 1200 9.0 .00035 9.2 .00036 1000 […]

Metric Conversion Chart

Metric Conversion Chart Approximate Common Equivalents 1 Inch = 25 Millimeters 1 Foot = 0.3 Meter 1 Yard = 0.9 Meter 1 Mile = 1.6 Kilometers 1 Square Inch = 6.5 Square Centimeters 1 Square Foot = 0.09 Square Meter 1 Square Yard = 0.8 Square Meter Accurate Conversion to Parts per Million Inches […]

Packaging Standards – Specialties

Packaging Standards – Specialties Shape Dimensions Min. Pkg. Unit Pkg. Assemblies < 10″ Long > 10″ Long 8 12 64 96 Cones All Sizes 50 200 Flap Wheels -inches in diameter 3-1/2″, 4″ 6″, 7″ 8″, 9″ 10″, 11″ 12″ + 1 1 1 1 1 10 5 3 2 1 Pencils (cartridge rolls) […]

Packaging Standards – Discs

Packaging Standards – Discs Discs other than PSA Cloth, Speed-Lok and Disc Rolls Paper Cloth and Combination Screen Bak Fibre Diameter of Disc Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit Pkg. Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit Pkg. Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit Pkg. Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit […]

Packaging Standards – Rolls

Packaging Standards – Rolls Standard: 50 yards long Widths (all grits) Minimum Package Unit Package < 3/4″ 1 20 > 3/4″ – 2-1/2″ 1 10 > 2-1/2″ – 3-1/2″ 1 8 > 3-1/2″ – 5″ 1 6 > 6″ – 7″ 1 4 > 8″ – 9″ 1 3 >10″ – 15″ 1 2 […]

Packaging Standards – Belts

Packaging Standards – Belts Paper and Cloth 100 & Finer 80 & Coarser Width of Belts Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit Pkg. Discs Per Min. Pkg. Discs Per Unit Pkg. < 1″ 50 200 50 200 > 1″ – 5″ * 10 50 10 50 > 5″ – 9″ 10 20 10 […]

Packaging Standards – Sander Sheets

Packaging Standards – Sander Sheets Paper (Glue Type) Tufbak Paper Size No. of Sheets Per 100 & Finer 80 & Coarser All Grits 3-1/4″x4″ Min. Pkg. Unit Pkg. 800 8000 400 4000 400 4000 2-3/4″x6-1/4″ 4-7/16″x4-7/16″ Min. Pkg. Unit Pkg. 600 6000 300 3000 300 3000 2-3/4″x9″ 3″x8″ 3″x11″ 3-1/8″x7-1/4″ 3-2/3″x9″ 3-2/3″x10-1/4″ 4-1/2″x5-1/2″ Min. […]

Packaging Standards – Sheets

 

Packaging Standards – Sheets 9″x10″, 9″x11″ sheets (sheets per) Product Grit Range Minimum Package Unit Package Paper 100 & Finer 80 & Coarser 100 50 1000 500 *Cloth 40 & Finer 36 & Coarser 50 25 500 25 Crocus Cloth 1 Grit Only 50 500 Screen-Bak All Grits 50 250 W/D Paper All Grits […]

Abrasives 101

Top^ Abrasives 101 – Learn About Our Industry The following links provide educational material to CAFA members regarding the products within our industry. Feel free to view the presentations. Our goal is to support membership through knowledge sharing and communication that promotes the whole of the abrasives industry.

 

Coated Abrasives Components and Their Effect […]