Charlotte-based sia Abrasives, Inc. USA announced the release of their new 1948 siaflex abrasive line, available as of July 31st. The new 1948 siaflex line contains a unique combination of blue-fired and white aluminum oxide on a proprietary latex backing for stock removal and flexibility. 1948 siaflex comes with both hook n’ loop and pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) backings. Available in discs, sheets and rolls, it is a versatile solution for automotive, marine, aerospace and wood-working applications including general stock removal and keying clearcoats. It can be used on a variety of materials such as: gelcoats, lacquers, composites, wood, and low-alloy and non-ferrous metals. For more information, contact sia Abrasives to request a brochure.