Polishing Pads / Polishing Cloths

Kemet Chemo-textile Cloths

These are manufactured to the highest standards with accurately controlled uniform thickness. Self-adhesive, and available in medium (PSU-M) and hard (PAD-K) formats. Chem Cloth is also available for Chemo-mechanical Polishing.

Pack of 10 Diameter (mm)
Type 75 150 200 250 300 380
PSU-M 341021 341007 341008 341009 341010 341011
PAD-K 341037 341020 341017 341028 341039 341024

PSU-M

These medium and hard chemo-textile cloths are for smoothing and polishing operations. Commonly used with Kemet Diamond Compound 14 micron and finer.


psu-m cloth

PAD-K

The ultra-hard chemo-textile cloth used where fast cutting is needed.


pad-k cloth

Kemet Silk-Type Cloths

Kemet silk-type cloths have been developed for finishing metal specimens and components. The five types available are MSFL, MSF, MSR , MST and ULP.

Pack of 10 Diameter (mm)
Type 150 200 250 300 380
MSFL 341751 341752 341754 341755 341756
MSF 341741 341742 341747 341744 341745
MSR 341701 341702 341707 341704 341705
MST 341761 341762 341764 341763 341765
ULP (pack of 5) - 341971 341972 341973 -

MSFL

Will polish metal flat, and to a mirror finish. Best results are obtained when used with Kemet Diamond Compound or Diamond Suspension 3 micron and finer. Water resistant adhesive (oil resistant available).


msfl cloth

MSF

Similar to MSFL, but with a thicker, softer adhesive backing and plastic barrier which is resistant to most fluids.


msf cloth

MSR

Similar to MSFL with rigid plastic backing.

msr cloth

MST

An extra hard, rigid silk cloth for increased cutting action.

mst cloth

ULP

A heavy duty nylon pad for high stock removal.

ulp cloth

Kemet Nap-Type Cloths

For final polishing stages of preparation, Kemet Nap Type Cloths are available with a range of softness and nap length. They give a more gentle polish, and are ideal for softer specimens and components. All cloths are self-adhesive unless marked ‘plain'.

Pack of 10 Diameter (mm)
Type 150 200 250 300 380
NFC 341207 341208 341225 341210 341211
MBL 341721 341722 341726 341724 341725
MRE 341711 341712 341716 341714 341715
NSH-B 341256 341257 341246 341203 341243
NLH 341241 341205 341247 341206 341248
NMH 341222 341223 341237 341224 341221
Chem H 341779 341782 341783 341784 341865
LIL-Plus 341613 341611 341610 341609 -
Kan 341075 341076 34077 341070 -

Roll Material

Type Unit Code
NMH 50" wide x 1yd 341236
Selvyt SR 1400mm wide x 1m 341305

NFC

Synthetic flock sprayed on cotton carrier. Can be used with 1 micron Kemet Diamond Compound after a smoothing operation on ASF to produce a mirror finish on soft materials.


nfc cloth

MBL

Synthetic flock sprayed on cotton carrier. Used with 3 micron Kemet Diamond Compound after 6 micron ASF-AW stage.


mbl cloth

MRE

Synthetic flock sprayed on a flexible waterproof carrier. A more heavy duty cloth for use with 6 micron Kemet Diamond Compound and finer.


mre cloth

NSH-B

A short nap cloth with woven backing used for metallographic and some optical polishing operations. Commonly used with Kemet Diamond Compound 3 Micron and finer.


nsh-b cloth

NLH

A longer, stiffer nap cloth. Commonly used with 6 micron Kemet Diamond compound or finer.


nlh cloth

NMH

A napped cloth with uni-directional fibres bonded to a cotton twill backing. A durable, wear resistant cloth. Commonly used with 6 micron Kemet Diamond compound or finer.


nmh cloth

Chem H

For use with a chemical mechanical polishing process with colloidal silica suspension.


chem h cloth

LIL-Plus

A long nap synthetic cloth. Commonly used with 3 micron Kemet Diamond compound or finer.


lil plus cloth

Selvyt SR

A cotton cloth of medium nap with a single pile. Available only as non-adhesive.


selvyt sr cloth

Kan

Wool based cloth for polishing ferrous and non ferrous. Use with 3 micron diamond compound or finer


kan cloth