Red Label’s knife makers assortments are knife grinding and sharpening kits built specifically for knife makers! These kits are a great way to decide which grit progression works for you before committing to larger quantities.
Knife Maker Sanding Belt Assortment Kit Options
Red Label Abrasives offers several different assortment packs for 2 X 42 inch grinders to meet the varying needs of knife makers. Choose from 4 unique assorted packs:
EdgeCore Ceramic Coarse Grits: 3 each of P36 and P60 and 4 each of P120 for a total of 10 belts
EdgeCore Ceramic Crs/Med Grits: 2 each of P36 and P60 and 3 each of P120 and P240 (Flex Ceramic) for a total of 10 belts
EdgeCore 6-pack Assortment: 1 each of P36, P40, P60, P80, P100, and P120 for a total of 6 belts
Zirconia Coarse Grits: 1 each of P36, P40, P60, P80, P120 (Zirconia) and P150 (A/O) for a total of 6 belts
Flexible Ceramic Grits: 1 each of P180, P240, P320 & P400 grits for a total of 4 belts
Fine Grits: 1 each of P180, P220, P320, P400, P600 and P800 (A/O) for a total of 6 belts
Ultra Fine Grits: 1 each of P1000, P1200, P1500 & P5000 grits for a total of 4 belts
Which 2” X 42” Knife Making Kit Should You Choose?
Not sure which kit would be best for your needs? We’ve provided some general guidance below on when to choose each kit. If you’re still not sure which kit to buy, you can contact our support team and we can help point you in the right direction based on your application and needs.
- Choose Red Label EdgeCore ceramic for the ultimate in grinding technology & increased belt longevity
- Choose Zirconia coarse grits for a long lasting grinds that won't break the bank
- Choose Flexible Ceramic Grits for the longest lasting fine grit grinds on a flex backing.
- Choose fine grits for honing and sharpening
- Choose ultra fine grits for final sharpening and polishing
What Kinds Of Applications Are These Belts Designed For?
Our industrial quality sanding belts are perfect for non ferrous metals (aluminum, copper, titanium, nickel) and ferrous metals (steel, stainless steel, pig iron, alloys, hardened steel, etc.). You’ll be able to grind and shape with ease regardless of the type of blade material you’re using. The sanding belts are also great for dense and hard woods. You’ll have no trouble sanding woods like African blackwood or cocobolo for your knife scales. Our knife making sanding belts can be used for stock removal, grinding of welds, shaping, cutting, sharpening, honing and blending metals.
Our Edgecore Ceramic Coarse/Medium Grit and Zirconia Coarse Grit Kits provide all of the belts you’ll need to produce a perfect knife from start to finish. You’ll have the required grits for each step of the process from profiling to bevel grinding, edge sanding, sharpening, and finishing.
What Belt Grinders Do Our 2X42 Knife Making Belts Work With?
Our 2X42 knife making belts are universal and can work with any 2 X 42 inch belt grinder. Popular brands include Bucktool, Jet, Norse, Granger, Palmgren, and Craftsman. If you’re not sure what size belts your grinder uses, you can often find the belt size listed on a label on the grinder itself. If you have old belts for your grinder, you can also cut an old belt, lay it down flat and measure it to get the proper belt size as well.
Why Buy 2X42 Knife Making Sanding Belts From Red Label Abrasives?
Red Label Abrasives has earned a reputation for developing some of the highest quality sanding belts for the knife making industry. Anti-clogging stearate delivers an even finish and cooler grinding temperatures. We use resin over resin bonding for our belt joints to prevent them from wearing down and breaking over time.Our precision engineered bi-directional tape joints also allow belts to RUN IN EITHER DIRECTION (disregarding arrows on backing). Our belts are not only premium quality - they’re also affordable. You'll have a hard time finding better knife making sandpaper. We’re so confident you’ll like our belts that we offer a money back guarantee.
Red Label Abrasives is a family-owned abrasive manufacturer. All of our sanding belts are shipped factory direct and built in the USA. We take great pride in offering unrivaled customer service and support on top of our exceptional products. You can call (844) 824-1956 or submit a contact form to speak with one of our abrasive technicians.