These 255L discs represent 3M's entry level to film-backed discs, and are meant for use where a durable disc and consistently flat finish are required.
General purpose film discs, these work well on wood, sealers, fiberglass, and plastics.
These discs also feature a dust removal hole pattern which helps keep the abrasive surface cleaner for better sanding.
Furthermore, Dust Free discs last longer than the same discs without the holes, whether or not they are used with a vacuum!
The flexible film backing produces a dependably flat disc — for an exceptionally consistent finish.
•Film backing has greater tear-resistance than a comparable paper product
• Load resistant coating
• Fast cutting
• Long life
• Consistent finish
• Hook and Loop attachment for easy re-use
• Priced and sold by the box
Heavy on the technical side...
These discs are part of 3M's Gold Abrasives family, with a durable aluminum oxide abrasive that works well on most wood species.
A special loading resistant coating makes this disc a good choice when loading is a problem.
Resin bonded for heat resistance.
The open coat feature provides a more aggressive cut than a comparable closed coat abrasive of the same grade.
The flexible film backing provides a consistent finish and greater tear-resistance than a comparable paper product.