Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Does the cordless tool battery need to cool down

It is not necessary to let the battery cool down. The advanced charger monitors battery temperature, and on those rare occasions when a too-warm battery is inserted in the charger, it will automatically wait for the right temperature before charging starts....

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Updated August 23rd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

How do I book training

Are you interested in booking a training at the Mirka Academy for you and your colleagues?>> Please contact your local sales representative for more details and scheduling. Contact information for the sales representatives can be found under “Contacts” on each country-specific website.All training requests are to be approved by the Sector Mana...

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is OSP

Mirka Optimised Surface Preparation System – OSP - A truly unique optimised surface preparation system for the automotive aftermarket.- An innovative dust-free combination of high-tech abrasives, tools and processes.- Increased sanding speed and efficiency saves time on every job which boosts productivity and profitability.- Standardised, step-by-st...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Can I use the DEROS random orbital sander for polishing

The DEROS Random Orbital Sander has not been designed for polishing. For polishing work, we recommend the following tools: Battery powered polishing tools AROP-B 312NV 77mm ARP-B 300NV 77mm Pneumatic polishing tools ROP2 312NV 77mm ROP2 512NV 125mm RPS 300CV 77mm AP 300NV 77mm Electric polishing tools PS 1437 150mm PS 1524 180mm...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is a Shark Blade

The Mirka Shark Blade is a tool designed for removing paint imperfections, runs, high spots and nibs quickly and easily. It is made of extremely hard carbide steel to keep it sharp....

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Do I have to use a dust bag in the extractor

We recommend all of our extractors are used with dust bags....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Which hose will fit my tool

Mirka Hoses & Adapters Mirka provides a range of hoses and adapters that will fit different Mirka tools.Some of the hoses can also be combined to reach a necessary hose length. From this link you will find an overview of Mirka Hoses & Adapters. More information about hoses & adapters is also available on our website and can be accessed h...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is Golden Finish

Mirka Golden Finish System A unique, fast and simple post paint solution Standardised step-by-step process ensures consistent high quality Colour and numeric coded Sanding in two steps for the perfect high-gloss finish Polishing in two steps for the perfect high-gloss finish Includes microproduct for sanding small defects and micro fiber cloth for f...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is a safety data sheet

A safety data sheet (SDS) is a document that lists information relating to occupational safety and health for the use of various substances and products. SDSs are a widely used system for cataloguing information on chemicals, chemical compounds, and chemical mixtures. SDS information may include instructions for safe use and informing of potential h...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Abrasives information & technical specifications

Product information and technical specifications for Mirka abrasives, including safety data sheets, product literature, suitable materials etc. are available on the Mirka website and can be accessed through the following links: Mirka abrasives Mirka net sanding range...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is included in the Golden Finish Kit

Mirka Golden Finish Kit includes the following items: Mirka code: KITGOLDEN Golden Finish 1, film product, 150 mm 15H, for sanding large surfaces - 10 pcsGolden Finish 2, Foam (soft) product, 150 mm, for conditioning of scratches - 5 pcsGolden Finish SR, Microproduct, 32 mm Channel PSA, for sanding small defects - 100 pcsPolarshine® 20, Polishing co...

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is covered by the warranty

Mirka Power Tools come with a two-year warranty starting from the date of purchase and covering defects in materials and workmanship. By registering your Mirka Power Tool within 30 days of the purchase date you will obtain an additional one-year warranty. NOTE! If the tool is used continuously in industrial applications, the warranty period is one y...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Are Mirka extractors and hoses antistatic

In the Mirka dust extractor range, the 1230 series extractor as well as the 1242M are antistatic. The 1025 extractor is not antistatic. All Mirka extractor hoses except the 20mm x 4m hose (8391112011) are antistatic. For optimal antistaticity, always use official Mirka extractor hoses and make sure that your extractor is plugged into a grounded sock...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What types of polishing pads does Mirka provide

Mirka polishing pad types More information about Mirka polishing pads can be viewed on Mirka's website by following this link:  polishing pads ....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Can I run 2 tools from my dust extractor?

It is possible to attach 2 hoses to a dust extractor, however we do not have an option for using the Auto Start function when running 2 sanders. Dual vacuum kit for Mirka 4m hose or hand blocks Mirka Code: 8992510311 Dual vacuum kit with air couplings Mirka Code: 8992510211...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Which products are needed for sanding plasterboard

For sanding a plasterboard wall, we recommend either the Handy sanding block, or the LEROS random orbital wall sander. All of these options support dust-free sanding, using compatible Mirka products and dust extractors. To make sanding plaster and plasterboard convenient and dust-free, we recommend using Mirka net abrasives. The Abranet Ace HD is be...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is the difference between belt joints

Belt joint performance is a key factor for sanding belts. The joints must be as strong as the actual sanding material and should not be too thick or too thin compared to the sanding material. The belt should also have the right shape and dimension. Types of belt joints A-joint Mostly used for sanding belts made from paper, an A-joint is an overlappi...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Are Mirka lambswool pads natural wool

Yes, Mirka lambswool pads are made of 100% natural lambswool....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Do Mirka sanders come with a pad wrench

Yes, a wrench is supplied for changing the back-up pad. You can find it in the original packaging of the sander....

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

How to get my power tool repaired

Submitting a warranty claim To submit a warranty repair claim, contact your Mirka dealer or your local Mirka customer support. A warranty claim must be submitted within the warranty period and as soon as possible from the point in time when the defect or problem was detected. Tools returned for warranty repair must be accompanied by a valid purchase...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

How to sand a wooden exterior wall

Before a new coat of paint can be applied on a wall, the old paint must be removed as thoroughly as possible, preferably with a machine.For large areas we recommend the LEROS random orbital sander and for tighter spaces, the smaller DEROS. We recommend testing different coarseness levels on a small area first. The Mirka Abranet and Abranet Ace HD ne...

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Can I use my extractor for liquids

Mirka Dust Extractors are suitable for both dry and wet applications, please remove the dust bag before wet use and clean filter before and after wet use. The filter should be in place during wet or dry use. Mirka dust extractors are not a suitable replacement for a pump. An example of acceptable wet use would be be a small spill. An example of impr...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Can Mirka LEROS be used for floor sanding

Mirka does not recommend using Mirka LEROS for hardwood floor or deck sanding, as it has not been designed for these particular applications....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

How can I combine hoses to get desired length

Some of our hoses can be cut into desired length or connected to other Mirka hoses to get the necessary length. Please see our Hoses & Adapters leaflet  for more information....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is a sustainability report

A sustainability report is a report published by a company or organization about the economic, environmental and social impacts caused by its everyday activities. A sustainability report also presents the organization's values and governance model, and demonstrates the link between its strategy and its commitment to a sustainable global economy. Mir...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What is the difference between Abranet and Autonet

Abranet has been developed for sanding filler, primer, lacquer, composite and many other materials. Autonet has been developed for the automotive refinishing industry, fitting a wide spectrum of applications....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Why use a pad saver

Pad savers prolong the life of the backing pad. Mirka's pad savers are layers of hook and loop material, which are designed to be the "wear and tear" layer of a backing pad....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Expiration date for Polarshine polishing compounds

Bottles produced before 1st of October, 2019 The bottle is marked with a batch number and a production date in YYWW format, which consists of the last four digits. For example, if the numbers are 1938, that stands for week 38 of 2019. Bottles produced from 1st of October, 2019 For clarity, the production date is changed from YYWW to MMYYYY format. A...

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Benefits of registering your power tool

You get some great benefits by registering your Mirka Power Tool. It is mandatory that the customer registers the tool within 30 days of Purchase. The registration process is quick and easy, so we won’t waste any of your valuable time. Warranty certificates are machine- and customer-specific. In other words, each tool must be registered separately, ...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Can I use my PS 1437 Polisher for sanding

The Mirka® PS 1437 polisher can be used for sanding when a dust suction hood and a special backing pad are added.The solution works perfectly for various coarse sanding applications, e.g. paint removal. The hood is easily attached to PS 1437 without needing a key, working together for dust-free sanding when combined with Abranet® Ace HD.The front se...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Polishing products information & technical specifications

Product information and technical specifications for Mirka polishing products, including compounds, tools, pads etc. are available on the Mirka website and can be accessed through the following links: Polishing compounds Polishing tools Polishing pads Backing pads for polishers Polishing accessories...

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Mirka Pneumatic Random Orbital Sander Explained

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Updated December 22nd, 2021 by Matti Rossi

What you need to register your power tool

Information required for registering a Mirka Power Tool: 1) Valid purchase receipt or invoice. 2) The serial number of the tool, which can be found on the invoice or on the product label on the box or on the tool itself....

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

How are Mirka polishing compounds graded

Mirka Polarshine® polishing compounds are graded on a scale from coarse to fine. Access the grade scale by clicking here. More information about Mirka polishing compounds can be viewed on Mirka's website by following this link:  polishing compounds...

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Updated August 16th, 2021 by Matti Rossi

Product information accessories

Product information for Mirka accessories, including backing pads, hoses and adapters, pad savers etc. are available on the Mirka website and can be accessed through the following links: Backing pads for sanders Interfaces Hoses and adapters Pad savers Dry guide coats Displays & trolleys Other...

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