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Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads

Convenient surface conditioning pads for your metalworking shop.


Scotch-Brite™: The leader in nonwoven hand pads.

  • Generations of metalworking professionals have trusted Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads as their go-to solution for cleaning, scuffing, deburring and finishing in their shops. Through the decades, Scotch-Brite™ has continually improved the performance and durability of its industry-leading hand pad products, earning their place in metalworking shops around the world. For fast, consistent surface conditioning, keep Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads within reach.

Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad Selection Chart

Download this selection guide (PDF, 1.90 MB)

Select by grit coarseness, color and application

Need help finding the right Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad grit for your application? Use the chart below to find the right mineral, grit coarseness and finish for your application — including light-duty cleaning, heavy-duty blending and finishing, and every surface prep task in-between.

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Don’t see the grit or color you need?

View all Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads and accessories or contact us to discuss custom hand pad options.

Featured Solutions | 7447 PRO and Durable Flex Hand Pads

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    About Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447 PRO

    Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pad 7447 PRO leaves a consistent, uniform scratch on just about any surface. This premium abrasive hand pad comes in two grades and is flexible enough to get into hard-to-reach places.

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    Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad Demonstration

    Our most flexible hand pad is easy to fold and bend for use on corners and hard-to-reach areas. Watch a Scotch-Brite™ Durable Flex Hand Pad quickly remove weld burn discoloration.


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