Fabricators utilize sanding belts as effective tools to finish jobs fast and efficiently. They've taken the rigor out of woodworking and metalworking. The sanding belt is the most essential shaping, polishing, and sharpening tool. Here in these tool layers are scraped away by a component of the belt sander that comes into contact with the workpiece.
Choosing the right sanding belt could also be a challenge, and failure can cause damage to both the materials you're working on and, therefore, the belt sander. Sanding Belts are used on the massive, powerful machines of the sanding world called belt sanders.
Before choosing sanding belts for metal shaping & polishing, make sure you have the correct belt length. For many of us measuring a belt with tape is simple, but remember it is a much necessary step.
Sometimes, It can be costly to use a wrongly measure belt, especially if it is a custom-made belt. There are various methods for measuring sanding belts length that is commonly used. Let’s know how to measure a sanding belt?
There are several methods for finding the proper belt size for your machinery. Three main ways are listed below-