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SKU 7100180140
Legacy SKU 61500402690
UPC 00638060055809
Product Number XL-UB

Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block is a strong, durable high-performance block built for a wide range of deburring and finishing applications. One of the best benefits of a unitized block is that it can be converted into another form: shape it into mounted points, use it by hand or bond it to tools for honing.

  • EXL material offers great durability and edge retention for tough burrs and sharp edges
  • Highly durable block is suitable for a wide range of deburring and finishing applications
  • Cut-to-size block may be shaped according to application
  • Available in a range of grades, minerals and densities
  • Nylon fibers break down to expose fresh mineral, leading to more consistent finishes
  • Gaps between fibers permit debris to escape, helping with load resistance
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Minimum Order 10 Items
Order Increment 10 Items
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Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Width 23 in 584.2 mm
Length 18 in 457.2 mm
Thickness 1/16 in 1.5875 mm
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 14.12 lb
Length 22.6 in
Width 2.8 in
Height 23.2 in


  1. What is Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block used for?

    Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block is a polishing and finishing product appropriate for weld cleaning, deburring, surface preparation, etc.

  2. What size does it come in?

    Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block comes 18 inches X 23 inches X 1/16 inch.

  3. Can I buy just one unit or do I have to buy the case?

    We sell them as cases that contain ten blocks each.

  4. Is there any benefit from using Scotch-Brite compared to other brands?

    Yes! The unique resin system resists smearing and reduces heat buildup on work surfaces


    The site says this is "restricted". Does that mean I can't use it for anything aside from what's listed on the label?

  6. "Restricted" means that there are potential hazards associated with handling this material. Make sure to consult the safety data sheet before use.

For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.
3M industrial and occupational products are intended, labeled, and packaged for sale to trained industrial and occupational customers for workplace use.  Unless specifically stated otherwise on the applicable product packaging or literature, these products are not intended, labeled, or packaged for sale to or use by consumers (e.g., for home, personal, primary or secondary school, recreational/sporting, or other uses not described in the applicable product packaging or literature), and must be selected and used in compliance with applicable health and safety regulations and standards (e.g., U.S. OSHA, ANSI), as well as all product literature, user instructions, warnings, and other limitations, and the user must take any action required under any recall, field action, or other product use notice.  Misuse of 3M industrial and occupational products may result in injury, sickness, death, or property damage.  For help with product selection and use, consult your on-site safety professional, industrial hygienist, or other subject matter expert.

Tailored to Fit: Picking Mineral, Grade and Density

The Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block comes in various variations, making it easy for operators to find an abrasive that suits their application. The unitized densities range from 2 to 8. A density of 2 is a good choice when trying to keep part geometry intact. Low-density abrasives are flexible and soft, which makes them conform better to the workpiece. On the other hand, if a workpiece requires a stiffer, harder abrasive, a density of 8 may be a better choice. The unitized block comes in multiple densities to suit various requirements depending on the workpiece and application.

In addition to densities, operators can choose from different grades of aluminum oxide and silicon carbide. Aluminum oxide is a synthetic mineral known for its high cut-rate, hardness, strength, and low heat retention. It is suitable for a wide variety of substrates in both woodworking and metalworking, including ferrous alloys. Silicon carbide is used for creating different aesthetic finishes. It tends to wear faster than aluminum oxide but leaves brighter finishes.

Built for Strength

The Scotch-Brite™ EXL Unitized Block offers uniform benefits, including durability and consistency. Unitized products are produced by compressing and curing multiple layers of abrasive material together. The tough and layered unitized construction gives the abrasive more durability, helping it resist wear and stand up to tough areas like edges and contours.

The Many Benefits of Scotch-Brite™ Abrasives

Nonwoven technology makes Scotch-Brite™ industrial abrasives unique. A combination of fiber strands, resin, and abrasive mineral forms a thick, open web. The spring-like nature of the fibers responds to contours and effectively removes unwanted burrs, soils, and contaminants while maintaining the geometry of the workpiece. This reduces rework and boosts productivity. Gaps in the web allow swarf to escape, so debris does not clog the mineral. Fibers in the web continually break down with use to reveal fresh mineral for consistency, sharp cut, and long service life.

From aesthetic finishing to weld blending, deburring, and more, Scotch-Brite™ abrasives work fast and deliver consistent results, part after part.

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