Sandpaper and glasspaper are names used for a type of coated abrasive that consists of sheets of paper or cloth with abrasive material glued to one face. Despite the use of the names neither sand nor glass are now used in the manufacture of these products as they have been replaced by other abrasives such as aluminium oxide or silicon carbide.
Glass beads can be recycled up to 30 times. Crushed glass grit made from 100 percent recycled bottle glass is also available. 3. Choose plastic beads for automotive sandblasting. Plastic beads are made out of acrylic, polyester, melamine and urea.