To achieve an attractive finished product, surface preparation is one of the most important steps in the metalworking process. 3M™ Cubitron™ II and Scotch-Brite™ Abrasives are ideal for paint, coating and rust removal, as well as scale removal and scratch refinement, to get your metalworking project ready for the next step – be it painting or adding an aesthetic finish.
Durable, flexible non-woven abrasives to remove paint, coatings, rust and weld discoloration, leaving a smooth, consistent, paintable finish.
Scotch-Brite™ Abrasives help you take the next step toward a beautiful finished product. These abrasive belts, discs and wheels are designed with surface prep standards in mind, and consistently outperform other abrasives.
Surface preparation tasks are no match for this new flap disc. 3M Precision-Shaped Grain and a backing designed for consistent cut make for a long-lasting surface prep disc – part after part.
A legend in surface preparation just got better. Scotch-Brite™ Clean and Strip XT Pro and XT Pro Extra Cut Discs easily strip rust, paint and coatings from metal with less loading and without damaging your parts.
The Scotch-Brite™ Clean and Strip disc is a fast, long-lasting surface conditioning disc that leaves a clean surface without cutting into the base material. Plus, see its smear-resistant properties, spring-loaded non-woven fibers and open construction.
Prep a metal workpiece for paint in two easy steps. First you’ll level the weld with 3M™ Cubitron™ II Fibre Discs, and then refine and blend the workpiece with Scotch-Brite™ Light Grinding and Blending Discs to leave a smooth, paintable finish.
Due to its flexibility and surface life, the Scotch-Brite™ Radial Bristle Brush is the ideal solution for robotic weld spatter removal in automotive applications. Watch how this disc is used in a robotic cell to efficiently remove weld spatter and discoloration.
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Surface preparation can be a difficult process. You have to keep finishing standards in mind while choosing the right abrasive product for the job. That’s where 3M abrasive specialists come in. We have experts available to guide you through the entire process, from selecting the ideal abrasive to helping ensure success in scratch refinement, paint, coating and rust removal, scale removal and more.
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