Our Brands

Our Brands

Alpha Precision Abrasives

Alpha Abrasives

Flex-I-File

Flex-I-File

Crafty Cat

Crafty Cat

Alpha

Alpha Precision Abrasives is a speciality coated abrasives manufacturer.  We manufacturer standard and unique abrasive coatings to produce our branded products as well as working with other world class abrasive manufacturers in creating new products.  With over 75 years of combined abrasive manufacturing experience, our focus is on developing New and Improved coatings for today’s demanding applications.  Alpha now offers pilot runs for product development for both large and small international abrasive companies around the world.  Whether you are looking for 60 or 60,000 grit coated on paper, film, foam, steel, aluminum, cloth, non-woven or other materials we can fit your needs!

Pilot Coating Line & Toll Manufacturing

We offer our customers:
  • Pilot Coating Line at reasonable hourly and daily rates
  • New Product Experiments & Development
  • Custom small & medium length production runs—Our Speciality
  • Start-up formulations
  • Will coat on your supplied raw materials to your specifications
  • We can allow your team to help with pilot runs
Our Capabilities:
  • Electro Static & Gravity Coating
  • Slurry Coating of micro and macro particles
  • Solvent Systems
  • Water Based Systems
  • UV Systems
Substrates we have coated:
  • Paper—AWT, BWT, CWT, DWT, EWT
  • Cloth—JWT, XWT, Cotton & Polyester blends, Canvas
  • Film—Polyester, TPU & others
  • Foam—Open & Closed cell
  • Metal—Stainless steel & Aluminum
  • Non-Woven—Natural & Synthetic

Flex-I-File

The Flex-I-File brand of abrasives and tools is the oldest and most respected brand in the world for speciality applications.  Established in the 1960’s the Flex-I-File brand continues to expand in popularity with new and modern products being continually added.

Used by:
  • Professional Model Builders
  • Fabricators
  • Designers
  • Movie Set & Prop Assembly
  • Woodworking & Carving
  • Pen Turners
  • Jewelers
  • Musical Instrument Restoration
  • Just to name a few!

Crafty Cat

Created in 2009 the Crafty Cat Brand of Craft & Hobby tools takes crafting to the next level.  Created by crafters for crafters and their unique needs!

Great for:
  • Metal Clay
  • Jewelry & Metal Stamping
  • Miniatures & Dollhouses
  • Scrapbook Distressing & Detailing
  • Crafty Cat has the right tool for the job!

Color coded abrasives make it easy to pick the proper tool every time.  Crafty Cat offers the most extensive range of abrasive grits for all your creative crafting projects.  More unique tools than anyone else! Let your imagination go wild!