What is Micro-Mesh® sandpaper?
Micro-Mesh® sandpaper is not mesh-type sandpaper, even though the name suggests that.
It is a very flexible, cloth-backed sandpaper which is available in grades up to 12,000 grade. Micro-Mesh® is very suitable for fine polishing type work.
Micro-Mesh® comes in a wide variety of styles, including the following:
These are double-sided and are 8 1/2” x 1”, and have the following grades: 1800, 2400, 3200, 3600, 4000, 6000, 8000, 12000. Grades are colour-coded for easy identification.
Hook and Loop Discs - Variety of sizes available including, 50mm
diameter. Use both wet or dry. For best results, use wet. (Use a spray bottle to moisten your surface)
Adhesive-backed Sanding Discs MX Grade
Primary use is metal finishing. The bond in the MX is less flexible than in the REGULAR Micro-Mesh® so that you can achieve a high gloss on metals.
There are a large variety of Micro-Mesh® kits available. Some of these kits include Micro-Mesh® Soft Touch Pads (including the popular 2” x 2
”, and 3” x 4”
. and Guitarist Kits
), sheets, polishes
, flannel cloth
, instructions, sanding blocks to use in conjunction with the sheets.
The beauty of Micro-Gloss® polishes is that they are micron graded so that you are assured of their grading, and where they fit in the grade range. There is a Micro-Gloss® No. 5 (15 micron), Micro-Gloss®
(1 micron), Micro-Finish®
(contains no abrasive), Anti-Static Cream
Packs of 12 available in 2.25”
. Washable and reuseable, these swabs work well for any craft, art or hobby project where small areas need sanding.
Micro-Mesh® sheets are available in either 75 mm x 150 mm
, or 150 mm x 300 mm
. Cloth-backed, so can be used wet or dry. For best results, use with foam block to be used with Micro-Mesh® on flat surfaces.
Hook and Loop backed Sheets
Available in 305 mm x 305 mm
, these sheets are ideal for cutting discs or triangle/delta shapes.
Refer to the Abrasive Conversion Chart
to compare Micro-Mesh® types to Australian graded sandpaper. (Fepa/Euro)