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Nailboard

Describes a small, thin wooden file-shaped board to which coated abrasive products are affixed to each side; usually in fine grit. Flint on one side, fine grit Garnet on the other.

Narrow Belts

Coated abrasive products made in belt form up to and including 12? in width.

Natural Abrasives

Abrasives that occur in nature as opposed to electric furnace type abrasives. Natural abrasives used for coated abrasives are garnet, flint, crocus and emery.

Non-Ferrous

Any metal other than iron, nickel, cobalt and their alloys.

NORLOK

Registered trademark of Norton Company for a coated abrasive belt with a butt splice or joint.

NTS Splice

No Top Skive. A coated abrasive belt lap splice with no skiving of the top lap (i.e., no grain is removed from the top lap).

NORZON

Registered trademark of Norton Company for products manufactured with zirconia alumina grain.

Noseblock

Refers to the non-turning, fixed surface contact point on abrasive machinery normally found in woodworking plants.

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