Metal Finishing: This Way to a Smooth Surface

  • 3M is leading the way in metal finishing with Scotch-Brite™ Abrasives. To achieve a smooth surface while keeping a part’s shape intact, it’s important to find the right balance of strength and finesse. That’s where our innovative technology and design go to work for you. Get better results when blending, graining, flat finishing and aesthetic finishing with an abrasive that cuts better, wears evenly, and outlasts conventional abrasives.

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Metal surface finishing with a 3M abrasive

Versatile, easy to use products for producing a wide range of surface finish effects.

See Our Metal Finishing Solutions in Action

  • Metal Finishing with 3M Scotch-Brite Unitized Wheels Video
    Scotch-Brite™ Unitized Wheels

    You are about to see how a Scotch-Brite™ Unitized Wheel improves finishes and productivity against a 24g reinforced cotton wheel and a 60g square pad: a faster, cooler and smoother cut, less rework, fewer tool changes and improved productivity.

  • Scotch-Brite Wheels
    Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Belt Inline Tool Application

    You may never have thought that restoring straightline metal finishes could be this fast and simple, but it can be. Using a Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Belt and a 3M™ Inline Sander, you can make short work of removing scratches from stainless steel.

  • Right Angle Stainless Steel Finishing with Scotch-Brite Durable Flex Belt Video
    Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Belt for Right Angle Stainless Steel Finishing

    Here, we discover how fast and effective 3M abrasives can be for the often difficult task of stainless steel weld removal and finishing. This 3-step system features our Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Belt – maximum flexibility and durability in one belt.

  • See a roof ditch blending process carried out by two robots equipped with the Scotch-Brite™ Laser Braze Finishing Wheel. This wheel is ideal for use in robot systems where rotational speed and contact force are optimized to deliver top performance.

Find the Right Metal Finishing Abrasive Product

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Sparks flying from grinding metal
Sparks flying from grinding metal

Connect With an Expert for Your Metal Finishing Needs

Running into trouble or looking for more information on abrasives for your finishing application? 3M has abrasive specialists on hand to help you through the entire finishing process. Whether you’re blending, graining, or flat finishing, our experts are here to help you achieve the best finish possible. When you’re using 3M metalworking abrasives, your success is our success.

If you would like to speak to us about product and technical support questions, please call 1-800-425-3030

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