KNOWLEDGE

SUCCESS

EXPERIENCE

Correct grit and speed

Grit and speed affect the working result and the performance of the belts. We recommend the following grits and speeds v (m/s): *)

grit range (m/s) recommendation (m/s) tool
sanding wood
massive wood – pre sanding 40, 60, 80 steel cylinder
massive wood – fine sanding 120, 150, 180 sanding cylinder and shoe
wide belt/ pressure bar 18-29 23 pressure bar
wide belt/ roll support 21-31 26 contact cylinder
long belt 12-18 14 sanding shoe
veneer sanding 12-24 19 pressure bar
foil (melamin resin) 220-320 6-12 20 pressure bar
sanding lacquer
nitro-Cellulose lacquer 280-360 2-12 7 pressure bar
epoxyd spatula 220 – 400 2-8 5 pressure bar
pigmented polyester- and acrylic resin lacquer 320 – 500 6-16 11 pressure bar
acid hardening lacquer 220 – 400 12-18 15 pressure bar
polyurethan lacquer 280 – 400 2-6 5 pressure bar
water lacquer 320 – 500 1,5-6 6 pressure bar
polyester high gloss 280 – 500 4-12 8 pressure bar

*) All these data are only guidelines. For optimal parameters please test for yourself what brings the best results for your sanding operation.