March 20, 2007

Microplane Stainless Steel Sanding Discs

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Our orbital sander is one of the most indispensable tools that we own. It's versatile, fairly small, and does a great job in a lot of different situations. But the problem we always have is with the sanding discs; they just wear out too quickly. To combat this common complaint, Microplane, the makers of kitchen tools, woodworking tools, and a few personal hygiene tools, have come out with what looks like a great idea; stainless steel sanding pads for the orbital sander.


According to their website, the stainless steel discs have a life that is 35 times longer than the regular sanding pad. A set of three sells for under $15, and since regular pads sell at the same price for about 50 discs (in most cases), these have the potential of being a great deal. Also, we've heard that they are less prone to getting all gummed up by glue.

Microplane offers the discs in coarse (40 grit), Medium (80 grit), and fine (120 grit), and it looks like they fit both five hole and eight hole sanders.

At Microplane and Amazon.com

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at March 20, 2007 7:00 AM

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