Sanding & Polishing Accessories
Power tools that use sanding wheels, sanding pads and sanding discs have made sanding a much less labor intensive task compared to the way it was done for many centuries. Sanding has been going on since way back in the 13th century! At that time, in China, sandpaper was made from crushed sea shells, sand, seeds and gum. Isaac Fisher of the United States patented the very first process that allowed for mass manufacturing of sandpaper in 1834. However, in England during 1833, sand paper - or glass paper as it was called then since it was made from crushed glass - was being mass produced by a man named John Oakey who owned a manufacturing plant. Later, in 1916, 3M invented a kind of sandpaper with an abrasive that was ideal for automobile refinishing and sanding.
Since then, sanding has a come a very long way! Now there are sophisticated power tools that take much of the hard work out of sanding. These include:
- Belt Sanders
- Disc Sanders
- Orbital Sanders
- Sander Polishers
- Palm Sanders
- Variable Speed Polishers
- And More
Just as it is important to get high quality power tools, the sanding wheels, sanding pads and sanding discs used with these marvellously helpful tools should be of high quality, as well.
There are various types of sanding wheels, sanding pads and sanding discs available. The ones you decide to purchase will depend on the application. For example, if you are removing old paint from a surface, you might wish to use Velcro sanding discs, which are especially suitable for this task. Triangular Velcro sanding pads are useful for such jobs as sanding hardwood, chipboard, construction boards and metal. Sanding wheels also have specific functions for use in such projects as abrasive cutting, grinding and sanding.
Tools.com carries a full selection of sanding flap discs, polishing accessories, sanding backing pads, sanding belts, 93 x 230mm orbital sanding sheets and 115 x 280mm orbital sanding sheets from such high quality brands as Rhodius and others that will work with a wide variety of power tools, including:
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