Sandpaper, Sanding Blocks & Pads

When you need to smooth a surface then look at the RS Components range of sandpaper, sanding blocks, and sanding pads. Our assortment of grades, grain materials and sheet sizes will allow you to fully prep any surface or material, from general sanding to creating an ultra smooth finish. We have three main abrasive materials for you to choose from, including aluminium oxide, silicon carbide and synthetic fibres, all from leading brands such as 3M, Flexovit, RS PRO and Norton.

Sandpaper and Sandpaper Rolls

Sandpaper (sometimes referred to as glasspaper) is a type of thick paper with abrasive materials on one or both sides. Although it is called sandpaper, the abrasive material is typically aluminium oxide or silicon carbide. Abrasive cloths have a similar construction, but the base material is cloth rather than paper. Abrasive cloths are sometimes referred to as emery cloths and use emery as the abrasive.

Sandpaper rolls for use on wood, metals, composites, paint and woodturning applications. It is abrasive grit on flexible backing sheets used to smooth many types of material. The backing sheets may be covered with different materials such as glass, aluminium oxide, silicon carbide, garnet or other specialist grit. Each type of grit has different characteristics which make each most suitable for specific applications, an understanding of the types of grit is essential so that the right type is chosen for a particular job. The cloth is used where a high degree of flexibility is required.

Sanding Blocks

Sanding blocks are used for hand-sanding wood and cleaning or polishing metals. An alternative to sandpaper, they are reusable, washable and comfortable to hold. Because of their flexibility, they're ideal for sanding in tight spaces, over complex contours and on areas that may require the special attention that can only be achieved manually.

Types of sanding blocks

Sanding blocks are made from a variety of abrasive materials, including aluminium oxide and diamond. Depending on the material you are sanding, different grades with varying grit levels can be selected. This lets you apply firmer or gentler levels of abrasion as required. Similarly to another kind of sandpaper, sanding blocks are used for sanding or finishing a wide range of natural and synthetic materials. These include plastics, wood, gold, silver, platinum, copper, brass, iron, steel, ceramics, aluminium, bronze and pewter.


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Description Price Abrasive Material Sandpaper Type Grit Size Grade Sheet Size Length Width Number of Sheets per Pack Model Series
RS Stock No. 797-5998
BrandRS PRO
SGD45.04
1 Reel of 1
Reel(s)
Aluminium Oxide Abrasive Sheet P400 Fine - 6m 200mm 50 - -
RS Stock No. 123-5766
BrandRS PRO
SGD10.63
Each
units
- Sanding Block P120 Fine - 80mm 50mm - - -
RS Stock No. 123-5764
BrandRS PRO
SGD11.19
Each
units
- Sanding Block P36 Extra Coarse - 80mm 50mm - - -
RS Stock No. 183-0959
BrandRS PRO
SGD11.09
1 Set
Set(s)
- Sanding Block P100, P240, P400, P60, P600, P1000 Medium - 90mm 19mm 20 - -
RS Stock No. 123-5767
BrandRS PRO
SGD11.19
Each
units
- Sanding Block P240 Fine - 80mm 50mm - - -
RS Stock No. 188-3421
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P600 Very Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3411
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.926
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Aluminium Oxide Sanding Sheet P40 Coarse 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3416
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.913
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Synthetic Fibre Abrasive Sheet - Very Fine - 230mm 150mm - - -
RS Stock No. 188-3415
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.926
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Aluminium Oxide Sanding Sheet P150 Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3423
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P800 Very Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 183-0961
BrandRS PRO
SGD15.62
Each
units
- Sanding Pad - Fine - - - 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3390
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P1200 Very Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3414
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.926
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Aluminium Oxide Sanding Sheet P120 Medium 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3426
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P120 Medium 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3428
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P2000 Very Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3425
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P1000 Very Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3420
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.701
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Silicon Carbide Sanding Sheet P400 Fine 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3412
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.926
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Aluminium Oxide Sanding Sheet P60 Coarse 280 x 230mm 280mm 230mm 25 - -
RS Stock No. 188-3409
BrandRS PRO
SGD31.27
Each
units
- Sandpaper Roll P180 - - 50m 25mm - - -
RS Stock No. 188-3417
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.913
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Synthetic Fibre Abrasive Sheets - Coarse - 230mm 150mm 10 - -
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