Sanding discs are available in such huge numbers and for this reason, choosing the one that will be most appropriate and suitable for your project can be such an overwhelming task. They differ in a number of aspects, from grist to grains and this can make the choice of the best quite a confusing experience. In this post, we are going o take a look at some of the things that you should know of as you choose a sanding disc to use for your projects, having taken into consideration your very requirements.
First, knowledge of the different sandpaper grains there is available out there. In as much as the density of the sandpaper grit matters for the success of the project, you shouldn't forget the impact that the type of abrasive material has on the sanding project as well. The abrasive grains come of various kinds and some of the most common ones are; aluminum oxide, zirconia alumina, and ceramic. When choosing the disc grain for you, always know and take into close consideration the nature of the project you want the sand disc for. How heavy is the project? All these different kinds of grains are best suited for different kinds of projects and as such this has to be borne in mind as you choose the one to go for. See here for a detailed look at these different types of abrasive grains for sand discs that you should know of and as such be better guided in making a choice for the one to use going forward.
See below for some more on the different sanding discs available for angle grinders. There are the fiber sanding discs, for instance, These are made from abrasive fiber sandpaper and are basically round discs with a round hole or at times a star pattern at the center of the disc. For medium to light stock removal tasks that call for the use of a disc grinder, you may consider the fiber sanding discs as the best for you to go for. They can be used on both mild and stainless steel. They have such a wide range of applications from fine and even coarse sanding, deburring, de-rusting, and even suitable for blending welds. See here for more on these types of abrasive disc grinders.
Apart from the above, there are still flap discs. And as a matter of fact, he flap discs are some of the most common types of discs there are available out there. This is major as a result of their versatility and design attributes. They are skillfully designed for mounting and quick removal of stock from materials and surfaces in such a wide range of applications. See here for more on the flap discs.
There are as well available strip discs. If you want to ensure that the underlying material or substrate to remain completely untouched, then you need to consider the use of the poly strip or strip discs as they are popularly known. See more here about these types of discs.