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Important Sandpaper FAQS You Want to Know

Posted by Sandpaper America on Mar 24th 2021

Important Sandpaper FAQS You Want to Know

If you are new to the world of abrasives, there is a lot of information for you to know. But don’t feel overwhelmed; overtime, this information will come naturally to you during the course of your l …

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Which Sandpaper Grit Do I Use on Metal?

Posted by Sandpaper America on Mar 5th 2020

Which Sandpaper Grit Do I Use on Metal?

Sandpaper is much more than just a coating of abrasives glued to a paper or cloth backing. That would be garnet paper, which is cheaper and less effective for serious sanding projects. There are sev …

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Posted by Sandpaper America on Feb 25th 2020

Why Use a Drum Sander for Wood Floor Sanding

Drum sanders are large sanding machines that are primarily used for wood and plastic sanding projects. Coming in at about 30 inches wide and 25 inches long, and weighing just over 175 pounds, drum s …

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Advice for Operating a Portable Belt Sander

Posted by Sandpaper America on Apr 8th 2019

Advice for Operating a Portable Belt Sander

Belt sanders are among the most valuable tools in the world of sanding and abrasives. That is because they are multi-use devices that work well for several sanding applications, including rough-surf …

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Fundamental Tips for Using a Disc Sander

Posted by Sandpaper America on Jan 18th 2019

Fundamental Tips for Using a Disc Sander

It’s always a great idea to catch up on some safety tips and review some basic information about using disc sanders before starting any woodworking or construction project. Your safety is the top pr …

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3 Ways to Make Your Steel Brushes Perform Better

Posted by Sandpaper America on Dec 13th 2018

3 Ways to Make Your Steel Brushes Perform Better

Steel wire brushes are a popular and convenient tool for every metal fabrication hobbyist. Not only do they effectively separate surface contaminants without jeopardizing base material, they can be …

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