The Assembly Fasteners, Inc. (AFI) team specializes in more than just fasteners — our extensive inventory features a full range of abrasives including VSM, timing-saving belts, discs, sheets, rolls, flap discs and products to fit any project dimensions and specifications.
Whether acting as components for power tools (sanders, grinders, etc.) or hand-use, coated abrasives can offer polishing and grinding from very coarse to ultra-fine finish work. Typically bonded to paper, cloth, plastic film, or fibrous substrates, the grit in a given abrasive can range from roughly 2 mm to sub-micrometers. AFI stocks grit rating choices ranging from 24 to 1200.
We’re proud to partner with top of the line providers such as Vereinigte Schmirgel- und Maschinen-Fabriken (VSM). Founded in Germany in 1864, VSM has grown into a global leader in abrasives, offering custom development of backings, formulas, and resin blends. A vertically integrated company, VSM controls the entire manufacturing process of their high-performance abrasives, from initial blending to quality testing of the finished product.
Before ever leaving the VSM facility, these abrasives run through a battery of exhaustive grinding tests for durability, grain retention, consistency, flexibility, and more, ensuring that they arrive prepared for top-tier performance.
AFI has served the global marketplace as a fastener specialist for over 30 years, and we pride ourselves on offering customers a full range of abrasives in our catalogue of components, all supported with worldwide delivery.
Our collaboration with top partners like VSM, use of innovative Vendor Managed Inventory Programs, and deep dedication to customer service all help us hold your world together.
Our knowledgeable staff offers over a century of combined experience. Contact them today for help to find the best abrasive to fit your application.