3M ®Imperial® Lapping Film is our premium, precision
Applications: plastic, metals, magnetic media, oxide
Converted Forms: sheets, discs, rolls.
Available Backings: 1, 1.5, 2, and 3 mil thickness. Discs and sheets available with self -adhesive backings.
Available Minerals: Aluminum Oxide, Silicone Carbide, and Chrome Oxide.
Available Grades: 0.05, 0.3, .05, 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 12, 30, 40, and 60 micron. (Not all grades available in all products.
Imperial® Lapping Film Type F: provides the desired cut and finish for floppy disk burnishing operations.
Imperial® Lapping Film Type P: resin bond is harder than the standard product. Often used in polishing hard plastics.
Imperial® Lapping Film Type R3: developed for polishing rigid memory disks and texturing thin film disks. Resin bond is harder than the standard product.
A fast cutting abrasive that provides precise,
Applications: metal, plastic, fiberglass, solid-surface composites, wood, paints and primers, automotive power train components, superfinishing.
Converted Forms: sheets, discs, rolls, belts.
Available Backings: 3 mil or 5 mil thickness. Discs and sheets available with self-adhesive, Stikit® , or Hookit® backings.
Available Grades: 180, 150, 120, 100, 80, 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, 15, and 9. (Not all grades available in all products.)
Imperial® Microfinishing Film Type S - has our standard backsize for non-slip performance. Designed primarily for roll goods to be used in indexing operations.
Imperial® Microfinishing Film Type Q - has a more aggressive backsize than the standard product. Designed primarily for roll goods in indexing operations such as crankshaft and camshaft polishing where additional friction is required for non-slip performance.
Imperial® Fre-Cut® Microfinishing Open Coat Film - Mineral is applied to the backing in a open coat pattern to prevent loading and increase product life. It's Fre-Cut® coating provides extra loading prevention in dry sanding operations. Developed for use on softer materials such as wood, polyurethane, paints, sealers and plastics.
Our experienced staff can assist you in setting up your polishing procedures to ensure that you are getting the most from your 3M films.
Today, coated abrasives have become an
Coated abrasives are manufactured from three materials: a mineral, a backing and an adhesive bond. 3M uses 7 minerals, 5 backings, and 4 bonds to offer a vast number of practical, durable production tools. United States Supply Co., Inc can assist you in finding the right combination for maximun value and performance..
Minerals: emery, garnet, aluminum oxide, alumina zirconia, silicon carbide, ceramic aluminum oxide, and industrial diamonds.
Backings: paper, cloth, fibre, combination, and polyester film.
Bonds: glue, resin over glue, resin over resin, waterproof.
Coatings: open coat, closed coat, gravity process.
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Imperial® Diamond Lapping Film offers a repeatable,
Applications: carbides, ceramics, high-hardness metals,
Converted forms: sheets, discs, rolls.
Available Backings: 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, and 3 mil backings. Sheets and discs available with self-adhesive backing.
Available Grades: 0.1, .05, 1, 105, 3, 6, 9, 15, 20, 30, 45, and 60 micron. (Not all grades are available in all products.)
Imperial® Diamond Lapping Film Type B - Diamond particles are contained in ceramic beads which makes this product more aggressive than the standard product. Grade for grade a Type B product will yield more cut, longer life, and a coarser finish. Recommended for extremely hard materials and larger parts.
Imperial® Diamond Lapping Film Type P - The resin bond is harder that the standard product. Used primarily in roll superfinishing applications and flat lapping operations.
Imperial® Diamond Lapping Film Type H - Provides a higher cut
rate and longer life than the standard IDLF. A thicker diamond coating
and harder resin prevent "score through" and increase cut rate,
making this a long lasting, clean polishing, premium diamond abrasive.
Used primarily for fiber optics and
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