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Mirka

Mirka offer a revolutionary dustless sanding system, comprising Abranet abrasives and assorted manual sanding blocks and power sanders. From a preparation point of view, I think the Mirka Abranet system has revolutionised painting and decorating. Read my review of Mirka Abranet from a decorator’s point of view.

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Mirka (UK) are taking this opportunity to talk direct to professional decorators and keen DIY about their company and the products they are really proud of. Please take advantage of this platform to interact with an innovative and industry-leading business. Ask Mirka questions about what you see and read here, and contribute any constructive comments about what they do well and what they could do better.

Mirka UK: Company information

abranet eco abralonMirka: In the UK trading since 1976
Mirka UK HQ: Saxon House, Shirwell Crescent, Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes MK4 1GA
Mirka website Home page
Mirka UK contact: Julie Starkey
Tel: +44(0)1908 369468
Email: Julie Starkey

Mirka on Mirka

Mirka has been a leading manufacturer and supplier of abrasives to the automotive industry, automotive refinishing, composite manufacturers, the wood and furniture industries as well as the metal finishing industries for more than three decades. We are specialists in coated, non-woven and dust-free sanding products for surface finishing, manufactured in our modern production facility in Finland.

Our extensive product range caters for both individual operations and complete sanding systems. The unique Mirka concept of dust-free sanding, combined with our effective surface finishing solutions has replaced traditional sanding methods in many industries. The abrasive range is complemented with supplementary products and accessories, which enables us to offer our customers complete sanding solutions.

Mirka is a specialist in flexible abrasives and products that allow for dust-free surface finishing processes. The company has become a forerunner in this specialist area by placing a strong emphasis on product development. This development has been backed up by an effective production system and many decades of experience.

Innovative products have been developed Abralon®, Abranet® and Autonet are examples of our commitment to product development.

Mirka – 3 top products

CEROS

The Mirka CEROS (Compact Electric Random Orbital Sander) is designed to give you a flawless finish, in less time. Used in combination with Abranet abrasive discs, preparation is not only easier but there is virtually no dust to clean up afterwards. It’s a much less strenuous process and environmentally a cleaner way to sand. Mirka’s CEROS is both robust and lightweight. Its powerful 400 watt motor will tackle the toughest of jobs, and the simple controls allow you to set your sander anywhere between 4,000 and 10,000 rpm. This means you can work faster with better control to produce a perfectly prepared surface.

Abranet

Abranet sanding discs, strips and rolls are made from a patented, net fabric (not paper) which has thousands of tiny holes. The open weave structure enables dust to be continuously sucked away, so there are no harmful airborne particles and the environment is kept clean. You don’t have the problem of dust settling on surfaces weeks after the job has been completed. Abranet also lasts a lot longer than paper abrasives and the unique net design ensures an even, sanded surface.

Handy

Mirka’s latest innovation is the new Handy. The Handy sanding block has an ergonomic two handle soft grip which gives you more control while sanding. The optimized size of 80x230mm is ideal for filler sanding, paint removal, and keying of surfaces prior to painting. The Handy has 55 dust extraction holes and when used with Mirka’s Abranet strips and dust extraction machine, creates an environment which is virtually Dust-Free. The main benefits of this being that the clean-up time is significantly reduced and it is far healthier for you and your customer.

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Mirka on TV

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3 comments to “Mirka”

  1. Andy Crichton Andy Crichton

    https://traditionalpainter.com/mirka-handy-interface-pad-now-available

  2. Lloyd

    For any yacht painters out there, I just published a similar article about Mirka Abrasives for the Marine Industry.

  3. Andy Crichton Andy Crichton

    The more info out there about Mirka abrasives the better. Thanks

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