DB- Sanding Discs & Scroll Saw Blades

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Why & How To upgrade to the heavy duty Hook & Loop system that came with your carbide sanding disc (DB-DS5)

Why do you need to upgrade my Random Orbital Sander to a heavy duty hook & loop system?  The hook on most sanders sold today, is lightweight and not designed to hold a carbide sanding disc.  Upgrading the hook on the sander, not only creates a...

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updated over 1 year ago

How To remove your Sanding Disc without bending it (DB-DS5)

To avoid bending your DuraGRIT 5" Carbide Sanding Disc when removing it from your sander, follow these two easy steps:  Slide a wide blade spatula or putty knife between the black hook and white loop pads.  Slide the spatula across the face of the...

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updated over 1 year ago

How to Replace the Heavy Duty White LOOP pad on your DuraGRIT 5" Carbide Sanding Disc (DB-DS5)

Unlike disposable sandpaper discs which can wear out quickly, the DuraGRIT carbide 5" sanding disc has a long working life that can last hundreds of times longer than sandpaper!  Due to the sanding disc's amazing long working life, you will...

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updated over 1 year ago

What are the advantages of DuraGRIT carbide sanding products?

DuraGRIT carbide sanding discs and sanders are exactly the US standard Mesh size for each grit grade, the same way ordinary sanding products are.  The difference is as follows: As soon as you start using an ordinary  sandpaper product (say an 80...

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updated about 2 years ago

What are Typical Uses (and suggested grit grades) for DuraGRIT Carbide Tools?

To assist you with your selection of the appropriate carbide sanding product, note some sample uses based on grit grades: 46 grit:  (DB  DuraDISC  / LR  Large Rotary Burrs  / SR  Small Rotary Burrs ) - rapid material removal of hard and soft wood...

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updated almost 2 years ago

Features of 5” DuraDisc Carbide Sanding Disc

Long Life: “…sanded 10,000 linear feet x 5" of spruce with 60 grit disc and it still works like new!”  Heavy Duty: Very strong steel backed disc won’t tear or wear the same as ordinary sandpaper discs. Same sanding finish at the end of the job, as...

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updated over 1 year ago

Grit Grade Guide for DuraDISC 5" Carbide Sanding Disc (DB-DS5)

Thank you for for your interest in the 5" DuraDisc carbide sanding disc. (DB-DS5) To assist you with your selection of the appropriate 5" sanding disc, please note the intended uses based on grit grades: 46 grit (DB-DS5-046):  rapid material...

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updated over 1 year ago

Will DuraGRIT be making a 6” Carbide Sanding Disc?

There is no immediate plan to introduce a 6" sanding disc.  However, a customer who also had a 6" ROS, recently told us that they purchased a cheap 5" random orbital sander at a garage sale and used it for the 5" carbide discs. They said the...

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updated over 1 year ago

Why are there no higher grit grade sanding discs than 80 grit?

DuraGRIT discontinued carbide discs in grit grades finer than 80 grit because of lack of demand.  Our carbide sanding discs excel at rough sanding and leveling. They hold their grade from beginning to end of a sanding job and last a very long...

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updated 7 months ago

Are DuraGRIT discs and sanders, equivalent in grit grade as ordinary sanding products?

DuraGRIT carbide products are graded by the US Standard Mesh size for each grit grain size, the same way ordinary sanding products are. The difference is as follows:  Carbide grains are sharper than the more rounded sandpaper grits and appear may...

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By DuraGRIT Support

updated almost 2 years ago

Is it possible to buy more white replacement Loop Pads for the DuraDISC 5" Sanding Disc?

Yes, go to https://duragrit.com/Heavy-Duty-Replacement-Loop-Pads-for-DuraDisc-2-Pack.html The replacement heavy duty loop pads are $8.98 for the 2 pack. Here’s a helpful tutorial on how to replace the worn pad with a new replacement: How to...

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updated about 2 years ago

What is the max RPM of the DS5 carbide disc and can I adapt it for use on an angle grinder?

DuraGRIT does not recommend the use of the DuraDISC 5" carbide sanding disc (DB-DS5) on angle grinders. The max tested speed of the 5" carbide disc is 1750 rpm.   That is for use on Random Orbital Sanders and belt/bench disc sanders where the...

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By DuraGRIT Support

updated 7 months ago