Abrasives

Your Search For A Leading Abrasive Supplier Ends Here

Abrasives are the perfect materials for finishing nearly any workpiece -shaping and polishing away excess material without damaging what you are working on. However, choosing and using the right and most suitable shaped abrasive is important for achieving the best result and taking your project to a new level. 

Not quite sure where to start? Get ready to tackle any project with premium industrial abrasives from Junction Tools Supplies. Just let us know what surface you are working on, tell us about your project and what results you are aiming to achieve. We have a range that covers almost all possible applications for tools and have many hand and power tools to choose from to assist you get the job done right.

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Abrasive Cutting Discs

Abrasive Cutting discs or cut-off wheels are universally valued for their ability to perform cutting tasks with ease and efficiency.

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Flap Discs

A Flap disc is used to shape and contour metals. It consists of overlapping abrasive flaps glued to a backing plate and is regularly used for welding, machining, heavy-duty equipment work, and industrial maintenance.

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Abrasive Grinding Discs

Abrasive grinding discs are a must-have for any angle grinder.

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Sanding & Polishing Discs & Wheels

Sanding discs are great for smoothing edges, finishing, or removing materials.

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Abrasive Brushes

Remove burrs and finish metals with our selection of abrasive brushes.

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Our Premium Range of Abrasives

Our range includes both bonded and coated abrasives and are available in a wide variety of shapes including blocks, belts, discs, wheels, sheets, rods and loose grains. Bonded abrasives are a powerful mixture of transformative ingredients. They contain both the ability to grind away materials as well as bonding components that can either be vitrified or resinoid for lasting results. Coated abrasives are a powerful combination of grain and flexible material, delivering superior cleaning power to tackle even the toughest jobs. By bonding abrasive grains with cloth or paper using adhesives, you can remove dirt and dust from surfaces – making them perfect for industry, trade & DIY enthusiasts. Coated abrasives, such as sandpaper, maybe shaped for use in rotary and orbital sanders, for wrapping around sanding blocks and also as closed loops for use on belt grinders.

They are used in belt, disc, roll, sheet and flap – wheel products.

Additionally, we are a one stop abrasive supplier providing the best products from leading brands like Flexovit, Klingspor, Pferd, and Josco for ultimate performance.

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Choosing The Right Abrasive Industrial Supplies

Abrasives play an invaluable role in the production of everyday objects. From car bodies to kitchen countertops, abrasive materials help shape many common objects with precision and accuracy.

Selecting an appropriate abrasive shape can make all the difference when working on a surface. For flat surfaces, use either a flat disk to aggressively abrade narrow areas or conical discs for wider and more precise work. To tackle corners and curved surfaces, consider cup-shaped abrasives – they will ease you through those tricky spots.

Are you looking to take your project from ordinary to extraordinary? Check out our abrasive rolls, belts, discs and sheets. Our handy products are flexible enough for use by hand or machine.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are abrasives used for?

Abrasives are an indispensable material in many industries, used to shape and finish materials through grinding or sanding. From delicate polishing work to heavy – duty cutting applications, their versatility makes them essential for producing everything from auto body parts to jewellery.

Some commons use for abrasives include grinding, polishing, buffing, honing, cutting, drilling, sharpening, lapping and sanding.

What is an example of an abrasive?

Abrasives are materials used to shape and finish surfaces by removing layers of material. Common examples include sandpaper, pumice stone, steel wool, and even baking soda.

Abrasives are used in the form of grinding wheels, sandpapers, honing stones, polishes, cut off wheels, sandblasting, pulp stones, ball mills and other tools and products.

What are the two types of abrasives?

Abrasives are vital components of any grinding or polishing process and come in natural and manufactured forms. They mainly include two types: coated and bonded abrasives.

Traditional abrasive materials like emery, carborundumand diamond still hold a special place for morespecific uses. However, technological advances have created specialized synthetic abrasives that often outperform their naturally occurring counterparts.

What are the differenttypes of abrasivesmaterials?

Ceramic is the longest-lasting of all coated abrasives, while Zirconia Alumina – nicknamed “Zirc” or “Zirconium” – is the most wear-resistant abrasive and is ideal for heavy grinding operations.

Silicon Carbide will cut deeper and finer which results in a fast-cutting speed. Finally, Aluminium Oxide provides plenty of action for those seeking affordability and performance at an economical price.

What is abrasive blasting equipment?

Abrasive blasting involves propelling tiny, sand-sized particles at high velocity with compressed air to clean metal surfaces or create texture on poured concrete. It’s an efficient way of helping your steel structures look their best and your concrete stands out.

How many CFM do you need to run a sandblaster?

If you’re looking for the perfect air compressor for your sandblasting needs, a smaller model that produces 10CFM and 20 CFM will do just fine. However, if you require more power to tackle larger tasks, an 18-35 CFF range should suffice. For industrial-grade projects, 50 – 100CFMs are required to ensure maximum performance results.

What equipment do I need for sandblasting?

High-powered air compressors are at the heart of all sandblasting. The pressurized blast pot is essential for directing abrasive media and giving it a proper angle to clean smooth surfaces easily.

Contact Your Local Industrial Abrasives Supplier

Junction Tools Supplies is here to equip you with everything necessary to complete those jobs and projects to the best standard. From workshop and precision tools to HSS drill bits and thrust screws – whatever your needs are, our vast selection of top-notch industry products will help you get the job done. Need further information from our expert team? Call us at (03) 9689 8777.

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