(9.29 cm x 22.8 cm), Open Stock. 300 to 600 Grit can be used for finish sanding but is mainly used to prepare the Primer for the main Base Coat of paint. These are, well, coarse. Power-sanding also is an effective way to prep surfaces for painting. Remember: The higher the number = Small grains and finer sandpaper. Keep in mind: The higher the number, the smaller the grains and the finer the sandpaper grit. Use 3M imperial Wetordry Sandpaper 800 grit wet or dry for a premiere finish on lacquers, primers, sealers, plastics and paints. Production starts when the make coat is applied to one side of the backing material. The lower the number (eg. 200 to 300 Grit is used to prepare the car for primer, finish sand body fillers and level out paint chips. If you want to remove the primer completely, you should use a 60 grit sandpaper. Grit on sandpaper refers to the size of the abrasive material used to remove wood or metal. 80 grit: Takes out the scratch from 60-grit sandpaper. This is the final grit for most American hardwood floors. Medium grits range from approximately 80 grit to 120 grit. When your modelâs surface is even and refined it is time to wet sand the model using fine grit sandpaper. You don't need the lower coat to be super-smooth because the upper coat will cover the roughness from sanding anyway. However, depending on the products you are using, this could vary slightly. Sandpaper can be used with power tools and for sanding by hand. 24 grit vs. 220 grit) the larger the size of the abrasive. An 80-grit piece of sandpaper could come in most useful on cars with more than one prior paintjob, as well as vehicles with light corrosion around the edges. First, apply the patch over the hole and then apply your drywall mud. Once youâve scraped away most of the paint, you can skip to step two. For equalizing the surface layers of paint and old paint, 80 to 150 grade of sandpaper is used. When a project calls for sanding, one must confirm the correct materials are being used. A: Sandpaper with a 2000 grit rating is an ultra-fine sandpaper that can be used for a final sanding to achieve a smooth finish on a carâs paint or bodywork. Common Sandpaper Grit Sizes: 40 to 80 Grit Sandpaper: Coarse grit sandpaper is a good choice for rough sanding and removing stock quickly, such as sanding the edge of a sticking door with a belt sander. However, lighter or heavier grits might apply to special spackling circumstances. 80-grit : third grit to use to take out scratches that 60-grit sandpaper makes. These are very coarse grits and should only be used in specific areas where you really need it since it will leave sanding marks. Fold the sandpaper and use the folded edge to sand in the grout seam. This is also a good sandpaper to start with on your wood project to get it to that smooth surface you are looking for. 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