Belts are resin bonded diamond on heavy bond cloth. A variety of sizes (in inches) are available in your choice of grit.
In general, diamond will last 50 times longer than a silicon carbide belt. I started using Eastwind belts a number of years ago
and have been very pleased with them. They are made in the USA! and are first quality; loaded with diamond!
To insure maximum
performance and long life from your new diamond abrasive belt and disks please
follow these instructions carefully.
abrasives must be used wet.The more
water coolant used the better.This
is the most important factor in using the resin bond diamond.
Do not force
sharp edges into the abrasives.This
will cause tears in the backing and can be dangerous.
Use light to
medium pressure for best results and to ensure long life of the product.
Use the whole
surface of the abrasive, never just one spot.Take advantage of the fact that the entire surface is coated with
There is a short
break-in period.Also, use a light
touch at the beginning since a new surface will cut much more aggressively.
Be sure a belt is
completely dry before storing in an enclosed space or plastic bag.