Abrasive Technology Foam Diamond Hand Pads
  • Electroplated pad uses nickel plating technology to hold each individual diamond in place and is available in 70, 120, 220, 400 and 600 grits.
  • 800, 1800 & 3500 grits are resin bonded.
  • Diamond hand-pads work great on marble, glass, concrete hand polishing, glass kiln, petrified wood, ceramic, granite Tile, Quartz, Travertine, Terrazzo, artificial stone, natural stone hand polishing sanding & honing.
  • Their ideal hand size allows for easy finishing on bull-nosed shapes and areas that are hard to reach with power tools.
  • Foam block size is 2-1/4" x 4".
  • Just don't expect the work to go as quickly as with a wet belt sander or flat lap. Working with hand pads is usually time consuming, but it also affords a feel and an intimacy with the glass that's not usually possible with more elaborate tools.
  • As with most grinding and polishing operations, a typical job calls for using a succession of grits, from coarse to fine.
  • Diamond hand pads are color coded.
  • Rough grinding and polishing work often starts with a 70 grit, then proceeds to 120, 220, and 400.
  • Usually 600 grit is about as fine as people use with hand pads on glass; this won't leave a highly polished surface, but it will leave a nice satin sheen.
  • Regardless of the grit you're using, be very cautious if you're working close to areas that you don't want to work with the hand pads.
  • The pads will quickly scratch shiny surfaces.
  • Perfect for abrading glass, fiberglass and composites.
  • Invaluable for seaming and edging.

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