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When using a belt grinder, running it at the right speed is as important as choosing the correct abrasive. Different workpiece materials need different speeds for ideal belt performance, stock removal rate, and productivity. In this blog, we’ll explain how to calculate the optimal cutting speed for a belt grinder, also known as its surface feet per minute (SFPM).
When you work with sanding belts, sooner or later you’re going to run into problems like tracking, slipping, unusual noises, and breakage. To help manufacturers and hobbyists minimize and even prevent issues with their sanding processes, the specialists at Red Label Abrasives have created a comprehensive sanding belt troubleshooting guide.
When determining the best abrasive for a particular workpiece, you need to consider the backing as well as type of grain. The right backing type will support a quality and efficient sanding job while the wrong one can produce a subpar finish and even lead to tool damage over time.