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Superabrasives

3M™ Specialty Tapes Designed for today's most challenging applications, from grinding hardened steels and superalloys to finishing materials such as glass, ceramics and tough composites. 3M™ Superabrasives are available in a wide variety of forms, grades and materials to meet your specific requirements.
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DiamondCloth

3M™ Diamond Cloth
Diamond mineral coated on a durable cloth backing with a tough resin bond. Use on hard-to-finish materials such as thermal spray and HVOF coatings, chilled iron, ceramics, precious stones, glass, composites and non-ferrous metals.

DiamondMicroFinishFilm

3M™ Diamond Microfinishing Film
Diamond mineral bonded to a 5 mil polyester film backing. Designed for superfinishing and fast finish reduction on hard materials including thermal spray coatings, ceramics, carbides, chilled iron, granite and others.

DiamondPolishCloth

3M™ Diamond Polishing Cloth
Diamond particles encapsulated in a ceramic bead and resin bonded to a durable cloth backing. Designed for materials harder than 7 on Mohs scale (800 Knoop).

FlexibleCBNAbrasives

3M™ Flexible CBN Abrasives
Micron graded CBN is metal bonded to a strong, flexible backing in an open-dot pattern. This unique construction provides durability and long life, while allowing conformance to a variety of contours. The open dot pattern produces aggressive cutting and reduces loading.

FlexibleDiamondAbrasives

3M™ Flexible Diamond Abrasives
Micron graded diamond metal- or resin-bonded to a strong, flexible backing in an open-dot pattern. The open dot pattern allows conformance to a variety of contours, produces aggressive cutting action, and reduces loading. Designed for use on a variety of hard-to-grind materials.

HandtoolSpecialties

3M™ Hand Tools and Specialties
Handy diamond tools for a variety of hand finishing applications. Diamond hand laps, files, hand hones and whetstones are perfect for polishing dies, sharpening tools, removing burrs, and beveling edges. Ideal for sculptors, jewelers, and other craftsmen.

MetalBondDiscs

3M™ Metal Bond Discs
Precisely graded diamond particles electroplated to a 1/16 in thick brass plate. Use on lap machines with rigid support plate, with lubricant to prolong disc life.

PlatedMendrels

3M™ Plated Mandrels
Diamond or CBN abrasive grains electroplated on quality steel mandrels. Shanks of hardened ground steel for assured concentricity, no truing required. Used for ID, jig or contour grinding.

SuperabrasiveWheels

3M™ Superabrasive Wheels
Superabrasive Wheels are composed of diamond or CBN abrasive bonded to a wheel shaped core. Common applications include CNC tool grinding, centerless grinding, O.D./I.D. grinding, insert grinding and surface grinding of hard-to-grind materials. Available in a wide variety of bonds, wheel shapes and sizes, and grit sizes.

TrizactDiamondCloth

3M™ Trizact™ Diamond Cloth
Diamond filled 3–D structures bonded to a waterproof cloth backing. Ideal for roll grinding and grinding/dimensioning of thermal spray coatings and other hard-to-grind materials including ceramics, carbides, chilled iron and composites.

TruingDressingTools

3M™ Truing and Dressing Tools
3M™ Truing and Dressing Tools can help improve the efficiency of your superabrasive grinding operation. 3M offers a full line of natural and synthetic diamond dressing tools, discs, and rolls designed to true and dress all types of bonded abrasives and superabrasive wheels and wheel packs.