Coated Abrasives


Brown fused aluminum oxide is used in the production of coated abrasive products such as sandpaper and abrasive belts. Coated abrasives products are used to grind, sharpen,finish and polish various types of surfaces.

Coated Abrasive Uses

During the coated abrasive production process, the abrasive grains are adhered to a paper, cloth, fiber or polyester film by a resin or glue bond. Examples of how coated abrasives are used include:

  • Metal working / finishing
  • Wood working / finishing
  • Polishing
  • Buffing
  • Deburring

Request Pricing



Coated Abrasive Applications

GLM’s brown fused alumumin oxide is used as the media in the production of:

  • Sandpaper
  • Abrasive belts
  • Abrasive discs
  • Abrasive rolls
  • Abrasive pads
  • Flap wheels

Products for Coated Abrasives

Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide: GLM BFA

A tough, all-purpose virgin grain produced to conform to all major industrial and U.S. government standards

Learn More

Guides & Additional Information