AFT Fasteners is your #1 online supplier of high-quality abrasive discs from brands like Mercer Abrasives. Whether your job requires heavy material removal, sanding, polishing, grinding, or finishing, AFT has the products you need. Search our selection using the filters to the left, or expand the table below for additional information needed to help select the best abrasive disc. As always, please contact us or request a quote if you can’t find the product you’re looking for – we’re always here to help!
Abrasive Disc Styles & Information
Auto Industry Sanding Discs
These special automotive sandpaper discs for orbital grinders are made with green aluminum oxide grain, which is the best abrasive choice for blending and shaping all types of automotive and marine fillers. They feature an open coat to prevent loading, electrostatic coating, provide fast stock removal, and backed with heavy E-weight paper. Choose between PSA or Hook and Loop Discs in either 6” or 8” diameters, with or without dust holes. For use on paint, primer, plastics, fiberglass, metal, and body fillers. Also try non-adhesive, hook and loop, and PSA long board paper for automotive applications using a file board sander.
Cloth Sanding & Finishing Discs
These all-purpose cloth PSA discs are made with aluminum oxide grain and a heavy weight cloth. They are resistant to heat and moisture and provide a consistent cut. The cloth sanding pads are for use with an orbital sander and available in 5” discs, 6” discs, 8” discs, 9” discs, and 12” discs without dust holes. They work best when used for sanding and finishing metal, wood, plastic, and fiberglass. These discs must be used with a backing pad.
Coating Removal Discs
The extra-coarse coating removal discs can be used to replace wire brushes and scrapers as they remove a variety of coating with light pressure. They are made with non-woven material impregnated with silicon carbide grain and feature the hook and loop attachment design for an easy change. These coating removal discs must be used with a backing pad and available in 5” and 7” diameters. For use on stainless steel, aluminum, non-ferrous metals, fiberglass, and stone.
Drywall Sanding Discs and Pads
These 9” drywall sanding discs and pads are for use with Porter Cable 7800 and Radius 360° drywall sanders. They are best used to sand and finish drywall, compound, filler, and removing texture and wallpaper residue. The aluminum oxide grain drywall sanding discs sands three times faster than by hand and eliminates swirl marks, offering a better overall finish. They are available with a built-in pad or hook and loop backing for a reusable pad. For additional drywall sanding paper options, see drywall paper rolls and drywall paper sheets.
Floor Sanding Discs
AFT offers a large selection of floor sanding discs to be used with floor sanders on hardwood floors and concrete. They are available in diameters ranging from 15” up to 20” to fit any application. Grits range from 12 up to 120.
The arbor mounted, silicon carbide floor sanding discs offer resin on resin bond and a heavy x-weight cloth backing. They give a consistent finish at a competitive price. The coarse grit discs are an economical and efficient way to remove mastic and glue from concrete floors.
The fast grip double-sided silicon carbide floor sanding discs allows the operator to drop the floor sanding machine and backing pad directly on the disc and begin sanding, They are also available with self-adhesive PSA backing.
Floor Sanding Edger Discs
For areas that belt sanders cannot reach, try using a floor edger sander. AFT carries a large selection of 5”, 6”, 7”, and 8” floor sanding discs with premium ceramic, zirconia, and silicon carbide grains, each offering different benefits. The premium ceramic grain lasts 50% longer than zirconia and has a top size coating for cooler cutting. The self-sharpening characteristics of the ceramic grain also allow for longer life with minimal loading. Best for use on pre-finished floors, hardwood floors, and exotic woods. Zirconia floor sanding edger discs are the most popular choice for flooring abrasives and offer outstanding durability and high tear resistance. These are best for use on hardwood floors. Silicon carbide floor sanding edger discs offer high tear resistance and a consistent performance at a competitive price, and best for use on hardwood floors and concrete.
Heavy-Weight Sanding Discs
When your tough job requires high stock removal from wood, plastic, metals, and fiberglass, try using an aluminum oxide, red heavy-weight sanding disc. These durable discs provide a uniform surface finish and an extra-long life. AFT Fasteners carries both PSA discs and hook and loop discs with either no dust holes, 5 dust holes, 6 dust holes, or 8 dust holes. For use with a backing pad and orbital sander.
Micron Finishing Discs
Micron finishing discs are great for use with solid surfaces, glass, natural and artificial stone. They are made with an aluminum oxide grain and 3-mil polyester tear-resistant film backing. The finishing discs can be used on wet or dry applications, and are available in PSA or hook and loop styles. Buy 5” and 6” micron finishing discs in bulk for all your finishing needs!
Stearated Non-Loading Discs
Stearated non-loading sanding and finishing discs are available with either an aluminum oxide or silicon carbide grain. 5” and 6” stearated orbital sanding discs come in a wide variety of grits for applications spanning from material removal to fine finish. Whether you need no dust holes, 5 dust holes, 6 dust holes, or 8 dust holes, AFT is the place to buy stearated non-loading discs in bulk and small package sizes.
Resin Fibre Discs
Resin fibre discs are used with angle grinders for heavy stock removal from metal, wood, fiberglass, plastic and composite materials. Available in premium ceramic grain for your high-performance alloys or heat-sensitive metals, zirconia for stainless and non-ferrous metals, and aluminum oxide as an “economical choice”, all three abrasive materials offer a wide range of grits to strip, grind, debur, and polish. AFT offers the most common sizes, including 4”, 4-1/2”, 5”, 7”, and 9-1/8” diameter resin fibre discs, which all require backing pads.
Sandscreen discs for floor sanders can be used wet or dry and are washable and reusable for added life. There is silicon carbide grain on both sides of a mesh-cloth backing, and the open coat screen prevents loading. The floor sandscreen discs are available in diameters ranging from 12” up to 20”, and grits spanning from 60 up to 220. Buy sandscreen floor discs in bulk or small packs from AFT Fasteners!
Sandscreen Edger Discs
Sandscreen edger discs for floor edgers can be used wet or dry and are washable and reusable for added life. There is silicon carbide grain on both sides of a mesh-cloth backing, and the open coat screen prevents loading. Sandscreen floor edger discs are available in 7” diameters with either a 5/16” or 7/8” hole.
Semi-Flexible Sanding Discs
Semi-flexible sanding discs are used with angle grinders and have a spiral design, which allows the disc to run cooler and prevent loading. The Type 29 discs are available in 4-1/2” and 7” diameters in both aluminum oxide and silicon carbide abrasive grain. These semi-flexible discs easily removes coatings, adhesives, paint, and mastics. Choose the aluminum oxide semi-flexible grinding disc while working with ferrous metals, cold rolled steel, bronze, iron, stainless steel, and aluminum, while silicon carbide semi-flexible discs are best for non-ferrous metals, marble, concrete, fiberglass, enamels, porcelain, and granite. Be sure to pick-up a backing pad as these sanding discs require one for attachment to the angle grinder.
Surface Conditioning Discs
Made with non-woven material impregnated with aluminum oxide or silicon carbide grain, these quick change and hook and loop surface conditioning discs are great for flat, contoured, and hard to reach areas. They are available in 2” and 3” diameters for die grinders, as well as 5” and 7” diameters for angle grinders and orbital sanders. Choose a fine, medium, or coarse surface conditioning disc from AFT Fasteners.
Silicon carbide waterproof discs for orbital sanders can be used with wet or dry applications. The silicon carbide abrasive grain provides for a clean cut or polish in a wide range of grits for applications spanning from material removal to a fine finish. PSA discs with tabs, hook and loop, and non-adhesive discs are available in 5” diameters, and best when used on marble, granite, glass, solid surfaces, natural and artificial stone. Backing pads are required for silicon carbide waterproof sanding discs.