How do I Choose the Right Grit Size?

Choosing the right grit size depends on the surface you are sanding. The most popular grit sizes for glass and examples of their use are shown below:

Grit SizeDescription
40XCoarse for Shaping, Glass Removal
60XExtra-Rough, Fast Glass Removal (Mitered Edge)
80XRough, Quick-Contouring (Auto Glass Edge)
120XSmooth, Seaming and Polishing (Desk Top Edge)
220XExtra-Smooth, Fine Frosted Finish (Glass Shelf Edge)
400XFine, Satin Finish (Opaque Edge)
600XSuper Fine, Super Smooth Finish CORK – Polish, Smooth Luster Finish