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Phoenix Abrasives

Discussion in 'Canadian Suppliers' started by John Noon, May 10, 2018.

  1. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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    Some good News for the masses :p I am a Canadian Distributor for the Phoenix Abrasives lineup of belts and Rynowet wet and dry paper.
    sanding-supplies

    Belts
    I am bringing in kits to start with then individual belts:
    • 2"x72"

    • 2"x48"

    • 2"x42"

    • 1"x42"

    • 1"x30"

    • Custom belts can be made to order to fit any machine

    • Ceramic (Heavy "X" and "Y" weight, flexible "J" weight)

    • Zirconia (Heavy "X" and "Y" weight)

    • Aluminum Oxide (Heavy "X" and "Y" weight, flexible "J" weight)

    • Surface Conditioning (Scrim Back)

    • Micron (Flexible Mylar)

    • Leather

    • Felt

    • Cork (Plain and Gritted)
    Remember register on the site and you get added to the canadianknifemaker.ca group and save at least 5%

    what grits and types of belts would you like to see in stock.
     
  2. Griff

    Griff Active Member

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    Can I just say that this is very exciting and I am very happy for you to have this growing business John. As soon as I am up and running at the new house you can count on my support. Congratulations!

    Cheers :beer:

    Griff

    Oh and as for grits, 2x72 would be 36G through to as high Phoenix goes lol...I finished one knife with a series of belts I got from woodchuckers that went up to 1200 (forget the brand), but I must say I enjoyed letting my grinder do all the work to that fine a finish:p
     
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  3. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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    I have package deals coming in and 2000 grit is in there.
    Plus they carry cork belts which rock the mirror shine
     
  4. ToddR

    ToddR Putterer, Tinkerer, Waster of Time Staff Member

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    Awesome John. I have very little knowledge about belts. I have only ever used Norton because I just don't make enough knives to go through them as fast as the rest of you guys. But, I will say that when i need a restock (soon) I will check them out. Thanks again John.
     
  5. John Noon

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    I should have stock by Wednesday and firing off an email to LPallidan for contact wheels shortly.
     
  6. Griff

    Griff Active Member

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    John, was just on the website checking things out (and I see now that you typed it here too), can you tell me a bit about Cork belts and the differences of a gritted and non gritted cork belt? Apart from the obvious one has an abrasive the other doesn't lol!! I mean at what is the typical usage for these kinds of belts.

    Cheers!
     
  7. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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    Cork belts get loaded with Buffing compound and work faster than a buffing wheel.

    They get expensive but last a long time if you don’t slice them apart like my 600 grit belt one benefit is they don’t remove skin when they fail
     
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    So the grit/abrasive on the ones that have it is extremely fine, like above 2000?
     
  9. John Noon

    John Noon Well-Known Member

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    From Phoenix Abrasives I will be getting
    2” x 72” Cork Polishing Belt
    400,600,800 or Non Grit

    non grit can be used with white or similar finishing / polishing paste the others use a similar grit buffing compound. on mine I was using Green, Red and white

    I should be able to get them on the site for about $12.00 each
     
  10. Griff

    Griff Active Member

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    Cool, thanks John, now I get it!

    :beer:
     
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  11. John Noon

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    For those that want a brushed look then there is the scotchbrite conditioning belts which work very well.

    This batch I have coming in is kits of belts and a couple have the "J" weight scalloped edge belts which are ideal for finishing the ricasso or blending transitions
     
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    Will be placing an order for belts again real soon and bringing the web site up to date.
    Anyone need odd size belts like 2x42, 1x30 and 4x36
     
  13. ToddR

    ToddR Putterer, Tinkerer, Waster of Time Staff Member

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    Let me know when you're selling 2x72's individually. Also, i don't really know much about Phoenix belts. If i check their website, will you basically have access to whatever i see there?

    Thanks John. It's a good thing you're doing here, helping out the rest of us knife makers.
     
  14. John Noon

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    I can get everything on the site from kits to single belts.
    Just started off with the minimum first order.

    There will be another order for Monday morning if not sooner so if you want a particular package I can get it for you.
     
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    ToddR Putterer, Tinkerer, Waster of Time Staff Member

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    So, the 13 belt kit is 2x72 and contains all of those grits? (btw, i think the picture for the 13 belt kit is the same as the 18) Do you use these belts? What are they made from etc.? I'm sorry i don't know much about Phoenix but the price looks pretty dang good. Let me know... i'm interested for sure.
     
  17. John Noon

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    I haven’t used them yet but after hearing so many people give them positive reviews I thought I would take on their abrasives line.

    Sitting here with 10 of each grit or 100 belts I got a few years back I am kind of swamped with choices

    I will check the picture it is possible I mixed them up
     
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