Iridium and Novastar

The New Generation Abrasives

Iridium and Novastar

Iridium and Novastar



The new paper-backed Iridium and film-backed Novastar abrasives are premium products for the wood and manufacturing industries, as well as for automotive refinishing.

These new abrasives have new optimized grains, new coating and curing techniques as well as Mirka’s new multihole patterns.

Iridium offers remarkable flexibility and grain adhesion, providing users with consistent quality and scratch pattern. A new multi-hole pattern delivers outstanding performance without clogging, therfore extended disc life. Iridium is available in 5” and 6“ discs, as well as 3” x 5” strips and 2.75” x 16” strips with perforations every 8”. This perforation will allow the user to easily tear the longer strips of Iridium down to match the size of a 2.75” x 8” sander. Iridium is available in grits 80-600, making it ideal for premium body shops, wood shops and painters & decorators.

Novastar, a unique film-backed abrasive features an aggressive initial cut in coarse grits for heavy duty applications. The premium film-backing offers outstanding edgewear resistance, flexibility and grain adhesion, that is also waterproof. A new multi-hole pattern delivers outstanding performance without clogging, delivering extended disc life.  Novastar is available in 5”and 6” discs, grits 80-180 and P240-P600, making it ideal for marine, composites and vehicle manufacturing.

Visit the Mirka booth at the upcoming Canada Woodworking EAST/Bois Ouvré De L'est Du Canada from October 24-25, 2018.

Mirka.com/iridium     Mirka.com/novastar