2 X 72 Inch Non Woven Surface Conditioning Sanding Belts


Our premium-quality industrial-grade belts are long-lasting and produce a great finish for irregular steel, stainless steel, and aluminum surfaces. 

2” x 72” Non-Woven Surface Conditioning Belt Product Details

  • Available in 1 pack and 3 packs.
  • Assorted grits pack contains 1 each of coarse, medium, and fine grit belts
  • Resin bonded aluminum oxide grain evenly dispersed on open web nylon mesh fibers delivers consistent results
  • Flexible, low stretch material with reinforced backing resists loading and heat build up for maximum belt life

Grit Equivalents Of Our Surface Conditioning Belts

Non-woven belts aren’t rated by grit, because there technically isn’t any grit on the belt. Nevertheless, you can expect certain surface conditioning belts to work similar to certain grit sizes. Below are the grit equivalents of our surface conditioning belts. 

  • Coarse (Brown) is equivalent to P120-P150
  • Medium (Maroon) is equivalent to P150-P180
  • Fine (Blue) is equivalent to P240-P280
  • Super Fine (Grey) is equivalent to P1000-P2000

What Are Surface Conditioning Belts & What Are They Used For?

Non-woven belts and surface conditioning belts are terms used interchangeably that refer to the same type of belt. Surface conditioning or non-woven belts are used to deburr, clean, blend, and finish contours, edges on irregular aluminum, stainless steel, or steel surfaces.  

Surface conditioning belts are commonly used in knife making to achieve an even, satin finish on blades. You’ll end up saving a lot of time over trying to hand sand a mirror finish. 

If you’re using surface conditioning belts for the first time, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind. First, you’ll want to use light to medium pressure with these belts. The coarse belts especially require light pressure. If you apply too much pressure, you’ll remove too much material too fast. You’ll also want to follow a proper grit sequence from coarse to medium to fine and super fine. 

What Can Surface Conditioning Belts Be Used On?

Surface conditioning belts can be used on both airfile belt sanders and conventional belt sanders. Our 2 x 72 non-woven belts won’t fit any airfile sanders, but they will fit any conventional 2 x 72 sanders, including the Brodbeck Ironworks grinders, KMG Industrial Grinder, Reeder Grinders, Hardcore Belt Grinder, Wilton Square Wheel Grinder, and more. 

Why Buy 2 x 72 Inch Surface Conditioning Belts From Red Label? 

Red Label Abrasives is an American family-owned abrasive manufacturer. All of our belts are made in the US in Belding, MI. When you purchase Red Label belts, you’ll be supporting American families. Red Label also takes great pride in producing industrial-grade belts at affordable prices. You’ll be getting some of the best quality belts at some of the best prices online. As a family-owned manufacturer, we also work hard to offer the best customer service and support. If you have questions about our products, you’re not sure which belts would be best for your use case, or you’d like help troubleshooting a belt issue, our support team is here for you during office hours to answer all of your questions. 

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