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The present invention provides a method of forming an abrasive article comprising the steps of providing an embossed carrier web having a plurality of recesses formed in the front surface thereof; filling the recesses with an abrasive composite slurry that includes a plurality of abrasive grains dispersed in a hardenable binder precursor, hardening the binder precursor to form individual abrasive composite members, laminating a backing sheet to the front surface of the embossed carrier web. The resulting article includes a plurality of precisely spaced abrasive composite members, positioned in a predetermined pattern and orientation on a backing sheet.

Title
Abrasive article having precise lateral spacing between abrasive composite members
Application Number
7/820155
Publication Number
5437754
Application Date
January 13, 1992
Publication Date
August 1, 1995
Inventor
Clyde D Calhoun
Stilwater
MN, US
Agent
Ramon R Hoch
Walter N Kirn
Gary L Griswold
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
B29B 11/00
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