About us

Abrasives Safety, a FEPA website dedicated in the safety of DIY and professional end-users, represent the work of over 70 experts in providing safety recommendations for the use of abrasives products. To avoid serious accidents by operator error in handling, storing, mounting or use of the wheel, trains the public by providing a safety kit in compliance with European standards and regulations:
  • Online recommendations, easily readable on smartphones
  • Safety leaflets in PDF to be downloaded for free and print-ready
  • Safety codes for professional training and before purchasing a tool
  • How-To tutorials (Mac, PC, Smartphone-friendly): 6 videos to be viewed before using an abrasives or diamond product

Please note that if you have any question about product selection, you should directly contact your retailer.

About FEPA:

FEPA, the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives, is an association representing over 80% of the European producers of abrasive products, a world leader, including SMEs and international companies in the world, as well as the abrasives National Associations and their members. FEPA Members cover 90% of abrasives European production, exporting 35% of it in the world.

FEPA’s missions, aside from representing the European abrasive industry, are to promote abrasives produced in Europe, to inform members on the evolution of the regulatory framework in Europe and worldwide, to support the producers with a range of technical, legal and scientific services, and to anticipate future challenges in the abrasives sector.

FEPA also has strong connections with non-European federations and abrasive producers in countries such as the USA.

The member companies produce all types of high quality abrasives:

  • Bonded abrasives (inorganic and organic);
  • Coated and non-woven abrasives;
  • Superabrasives (diamond and CBN) for precision grinding, and;
  • Superabrasives for stone and construction.

Abrasives are essential components weaved into numerous industries such as construction, automobile, aeronautics, environment, optical activities, glass, electronics… and also DIY.