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Micro-Mesh® Grit Size Conversion Chart

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The following chart can be used to compare the Micro-Mesh® Abrasives to standard Grit sizes.

Aluminum Oxide Micro Mesh Regular Micro Mesh MicroMesh MX Micro-Mesh Diamond ANSI or CAMI USA Fepa or Euro APEX or Structures Abrasives Microns
For Solid Surface Countertops & Aluminum Polishing For Plastics, Wood, Composites, Urethanes and Soft Materials For Metal Finishing and Hard Materials For Hard Metal, Alloys, Ceramic and Granite/Marble - - - -
          P120   125
            A-160  
        120      
          P150 A-130 100
        150      
300 AO     120 MXD 180 P180   80
            A-100  
        200 P220   65
      180 MXD 220      
    60 MX     P240 A-80 60
    80 MX          
    100 MX     P280    
    120 MX     P320 A-65 52
        240     50
    150 MX   280 P360   45
600 AO   180 MX   320      
          P400 A-45 42
      280 MXD   P500    
800 AO       360      
          P600 A-35 40
1500 AO 1500     400   A-30 30
    240 MX 400 MXD   P800    
        500 P1000   20
      500 MXD   P1200 A-16  
1800 AO 1800     600     15
        800 P1500 A-10 13
2400 AO 2400 320 MX          
    360 MX 600 MXD   P2000 A-06 10
      800 MXD 1000      
    400 MX 1200 MXD   P2500   9
3200 AO 3200     1200      
3600 AO 3600     1350     8
4000 AO 4000 600 MX 1500 MXD 1500   A-05 5
6000 AO 6000 800 MX         4
8000 AO 8000 1200 MX         3
12000 AO 12000   1800 MXD        

Note:  for comparison Only. All manufacturers' abrasives differ slightly.  Grit sizes, microns and inches may be approximate in some instances.