Klingspor Resources on Abrasives

As one of the world’s leading brands and manufacturers of abrasives and sandpaper, Klingspor has collected a vast knowledge of abrasive technology over the centuries.

Some of Klingspor’s expertise is presented in the following condensed guides for user convenience and reference.

Klingspor Coated Abrasives (Sandpaper) Resources

Abrasive rolls

A basic guide to the different components that make up sandpaper, including the properties of different grain types, and how the different backings are classified and named.


A guide to the different types of belt joints available when converting sandpaper into sanding belts, or abrasive belts. Different joints have different properties and are used for different applications.

Klingspor Flap Disc

A guide to the abrasive mop disc, also called abrasive flap disc, and the different aspects such as structure, form, and benefits.

Klingspor Kronenflex Bonded Abrasives (Cutting and Grinding Discs) Resources

A guide to get the highest efficiency and performance from cutting and grinding discs (i.e. bonded abrasives), looking at factors such as speed, pressure, and hardness.

Klingspor Cutting-off Wheel

A guide to the safety aspects of using cutting and grinding discs, and how to use them properly and safely. Also includes tips on storage.

Klingspor Cutting Disc

A description of the different performance classes available in the Klingspor Kronenflex cutting and grinding disc range, as well as an explanation of the colour coding system.

Klingspor Railway Cutting

List of common problems, possible causes, and proposed solutions in the use of grinding wheels and cutting discs.