Lapping and polishing are processes designed to remove material from a work piece to achieve a desirable surface finish, dimension, shape or combination of these characteristics.

Usually an abrasive is used in an oil or water based carrier, a vehicle to carry the compound to the work piece and the removal of material from the work piece.

Lapping can remove much more material and leaves a dull matte finish, while polishing removes a small amount of material and leaves a bright, reflective finish.

Sinabuddy supply a wide range of abrasive media for lapping and polishing applications. You can select the suitable abrasive media depending on the work pieces hardness, desired surface finish, removal rate, life time, etc.


Lapping and polishing of metals, glasses, optics, semiconductors and ceramics.

Products for Polishing