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3M™ Lapping Film



3M™ Lapping Film

High-quality 3M™ Lapping Films offer tightly graded abrasive mineral coated on polyester film backings to provide precision finishes every time. Available in discs, rolls and sheets, these films are ideal for:

  • Polishing fiber optic connectors and rigid memory disks
  • Texturing thin film disks
  • Roll superfinishing
  • Flat lapping applications
  • All your microabrasive applications
Product ID Backing Type Backing Thickness Resin Type
061X Polyester 3 mil
254X Plain 2 mil Standard
261X Plain 3 mil Standard
262X Plain 3 mil Soft (Type F)
263X Plain 3 mil Hard (Type P)
265X PSA 3 mil Soft (Type F)
266X PSA 3 mil Hard (Type P)
268X PSA 3 mil Standard
452X Plain 2 mil Soft (Type F2)
461X Plain 3 mil Standard
462X Plain 3 mil Harder resin
463X Plain 3 mil Easy breakdown resin for MT connector polishing
466X PSA 3 mil More durable resin (Type P)
468X PSA 3 mil Standard
468XW PSA 3 mil Easy breakdown resin for MT connector polishing
468XY PSA 3 mil Harder resin
562X Polyester 3 mil Standard
863X Polyester Film 3 mil Standard
863XW Polyester Film 3 mil Standard
865X Polyester Film 3 mil Durable Resin
869X PSA 3 mil Standard
869XW PSA 3 mil Standard
  • Floppy disc burnishing (452X and 453X)
  • Glass and fiber optic connector polishing (Cerium Oxide 562X)
  • Fiber optic connector polishing, flat lapping, superfinishing (461X, 462X, 463X, 464X, 466X, 468X, 468XY and 468XW)
  • Fiber optic connector polishing, flat lapping, superfinishing, media head finishing, hard disk drive lube buff (Aluminum Oxide)
  • Fiber optic connector polishing for the final step (863X and 863 XW)
  • Final finishing of magnetic audio and video tape heads (Chrome Oxide 061X)
  • Chrome oxide aids the final polishing of bi- or tri-metal substrates used in magnetic heads (Chrome Oxide 061X)