This decision is made by the type of abrasive you have selected or the type of process you will be performing.
Glue – A straight animal hide glue that is used to adhere the abrasive particles to the backing. Referred to as “Glue Bond”.
Resin – A synthetic resin that is used to adhere the abrasive particles to the backing. This type of bond is resistant to heat and moisture and is referred to as “Resin Bond”.
Is brown aluminum oxide a possible substitute for high crystalline silica containing abrasive materials?
Yes. According to NIOSH, Brown Aluminum Oxide could be a viable substitute for consumers looking for safer alternative materials to high crystalline silica content abrasive products.