Looking for Answers about Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Universal Hole Random Orbital Sanding Disc with Hook and Lock Backing (4-Pack)?

Customer questions and answers for
Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Universal Hole Random Orbital Sanding Disc with Hook and Lock Backing (4-Pack)

Diablo's premium 5 in. 80-Grit universal, 12-hole Random Orbital Sanding (ROS) discs with Hook and Lock backing includes break-through innovations that improve performance, extend sanding life and increase productivity. Featuring a premium ceramic blend, these discs remove material faster than other sanding discs and offer an extra-long sanding life. Clog-SHIELD, Diablo's own blend of grinding agents, reduces loading thus maximizing productivity. The superior grit-to-backing bond, ENDURA-BOND, provides Diablo's sanding discs with longer life and extreme durability.
Customer questions and answers:
2 Questions
 | 
12 Answers
Overall rating:
4.464 out of 5
4.5
out of
5

Customer questions and answers for Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Universal Hole Random Orbital Sanding Disc with Hook and Lock Backing (4-Pack)

Question

what grain would i get if i'm looking to sand some floor without scratching it

Asked by
matt
ny
about 5 in. 80-Grit Universal Hole Random Orbital Sanding Disc with Hook and Lock Backing (4-Pack) on
May 16, 2014
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
Answer this question
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
Asked by
JosephHDATL
Atlanta GA
Home Improvement Profile: Professional
May 17, 2014
Hey matt,

I think what you mean in your question is how the grain would look, as the grain is already there.

Since this is an extremely fine grit sandpaper (the finest we carry in our store).

With that said, this would still slightly scratch the floor...any sander/sandpaper will, its just that this one will do the minimum amount.

If you really need to give an illusion of it not scratching (not sure what/why you need to though), go with a higher grit sandpaper, such as 300-400 grit.

Joseph
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Asked by
RednexToyz
Aromas, CA
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
May 19, 2014
The lower the number the more agressive the sanding will be; ideal for fast, rough removal of thick coatings/paints/varnish/wood age. Agressive sandpaper will leave scratch marks. Generally, you would start with the paper best suited for removal of your particular finish & graduade to higher numbers best suited for removal of scratches & prep for your new finish (generally around 220-400grit). Though you can start with something like a 220, you will use more paper and it will generally take longer to strip.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Asked by
DonaldR
Dunlap, TN 37327, USA
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
November 16, 2014
I would recommend 220 grit. That's what most woodworkers use to sand down a finish without sanding the wood.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 4
Asked by
smarteboy
Northern Utah
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
December 6, 2014
The higher the grit, the finer the sanding. So I guess it depends on what you are trying to sand off the floor. If you are refinishing, you should strip the current wood down in stages, finishing with a 180 or 220.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 5
Asked by
spencer
San Diego, CA, USA
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
February 3, 2015
Sanding always scratches, that what it is, but 220 grit is general good for a fine enough 'scratching' that the surface feels nice & smooth. However, if you're sanding, its probably because you want to remove something, so you may want to start with a coarser grit first before moving to this as a finishing grit.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 6
Asked by
PSHome
MI
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
October 14, 2014
For refinishing hardwood floors like oak, typically a sequence of 24-36-60-80 is recommended. Finer woods like maple will need a 100 grit pass. If you're only sanding out defects in the urethane, then try 220 grit.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 7
Asked by
Doresoom
Harvest, AL
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
March 20, 2015
Sanding involves scratching, there's no way around it. Are you working with unfinished flooring, or something that's already been finished? If the flooring has a finish on it, one of the only things that may work is a microabrasive. You could even try something like a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.

Otherwise, it really depends on your application. If you're looking to sand something in preparation for stain and poly, 220 is the highest grit you'll need. If you need to remove a lot of material, then you should start with 80-100 grit, and move up to 150, then finally 220.

Lastly, if you've got a large area to do like a floor, you won't want to use a 5" disc sander. You'll want to rent a floor sander, or at least use a belt sander.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 8
Asked by
EK072947
Las Vegas, Nevada
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
March 25, 2015
220 grit seems to be the way to go for a great finish...Depending in the condition of the floor, you might have to start with a 150 grit and then finish with the 220 grit...
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
Question

Is the Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Coarse Random Orbital Sander Disc with hook and lock backing --- 50 to a pack

Asked by
PEMS
California
about 5 in. 80-Grit Universal Hole Random Orbital Sanding Disc with Hook and Lock Backing (4-Pack) on
June 26, 2013
Is the
Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Coarse Random Orbital Sander Disc with hook and lock backing
available?
0points
0out of 0found this question helpful.
Answer this question
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Asked by
DiabloProductExpert
June 28, 2013
Yes, you can find it under model # DCD050080H50G.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 2
Asked by
Painter
Massachusetts, USA
September 24, 2013
Yes, that's how I buy them.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Asked by
DonaldR
Dunlap, TN 37327, USA
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
November 13, 2014
Mine came as a 10 pack.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
answer 4
Asked by
Mark
One hour north of NYC
Home Improvement Profile: DIYer
October 22, 2014
Depends on the sander you have. If you need the universal type with a lot of holes I think a 20 pack is the most you can get and only in 60 grit. But search Homedepot.com and/or ask a home depot associate to check on it for you.
0points
0out of 0found this answer helpful.
1 of 1