Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pad Abrasives
Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pad Abrasives
£12.96 (£10.80 Ex. VAT)

Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pad Abrasives

Code: 211364

  • Excellent for removing scratches from acrylic windows
  • Offers unique finishing performance
  • Nine grades 1,500g - 12,000g
  • Washable and reusable
  • Colour chart provided (pads may vary in colour)
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£12.96 (£10.80 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pad Abrasives
  • Craftprokits Bushing Set for European Pens & European Style Twist Pens
  • Craftprokits Gold Plated Slimline Pen Kit
  • Axminster Centre Finder
Total: £22.70

In Detail

Micro-Mesh is a unique cushioned abrasive that produces a very fine and uniform scratch pattern.

If you finish to around 400g with standard abrasives then start using the 1,500g Micro-Mesh you should get excellent results. The 12,000g will leave a scratch pattern that cannot be detected by the human eye. Micro-Mesh offers outstanding results for a huge range of applications, and is proving to be extremely popular with pen turners, musical instrument makers, furniture restorers and anyone who requires a highly polished surface. Can be used wet or dry, you will wonder how you managed without it.

Supplied as a pack of nine double sided 50 x 50mm soft touch pads ranging from 1,500g to 12,000g. N.B. Colour chart provided is a guide only and pads may vary in colour.

This product is on page 281 of the Axminster Tools & Machinery 2018/19 Catalogue.


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Reviews (7)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews



4 July 2018

Handy go-to set for finishing small items.

Great value for money, I have used my set to polish resin 20-30 times over the last year and they still have plenty of life left in them. I wouldn't personally recommend them for wood, as you would be better sticking with normal sand papers, but they are perfect for resin and give a great finish when used with a little water alone. I always sand as far as I can with normal sand papers first, up to about 320 and then start on the pads to give them a fighting chance.

Rinse in a little water and good to go next time.

Again, don't push too hard, let the pad do the work and you will find they work much better and last quite a while.

n stilgoe

11 May 2014


smiles all the way

Paul Boulton

10 May 2012

Highly Recommended!

At first glance, these seem expensive at about a pound per pad. But... having used them a few times now on acrylic pens I would say they're well worth the money.
I agree with previous comments, use these to finish sand/polish. You'll wear them out too quickly otherwise.
I do a few grades of emery cloth first before starting with these, wet. Then, every 2nd grade, I stop the lathe and rub the pen blank along its length to lose any scratches. Finally, at slowish speed on the lathe, I give it a dab of T-cut to buff it up.

Bob Cresswell

11 December 2011

Brilliant - literally

My set arrived yesterday and I used them for the first time today. I used them dry on some English Yew and wet on an acrylic pen. Stunning results on both

Keith Wells

7 June 2011

Very Smooth!

Excellent for pen turners and folk wanting a very smooth finish suitable for polishing to a high shine.
Make sure that you sand through to around 400g before using these then use them in rotation for a very smooth surface. I finshed off with CA Glue and several coats of Friction Polish for a very high shine.

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