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August 11, 1987 | Associated Press
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kevin Gross was ejected from Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs because he had a sandpaper substance glued to his glove, according to the umpires. After Cub Manager Gene Michael complained to home plate umpire Charlie Williams, the umpires went to the mound and examined both Gross' glove and the ball. Umpire crew chief John Kibler confiscated Gross' glove and the ball, and then ejected Gross from the game.
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REAL ESTATE
June 15, 2008 | Morris Carey and James Carey, Associated Press
Question: What is meant by the phrase "grade of abrasive paper," and what does "raising the grain" mean? Answer: The "grade" (or grit) of abrasive paper refers to the size of the abrasive particles in the sandpaper. Given the same number of passes and the same amount of pressure, paper with larger particles sands deeper and rougher than paper containing smaller particles.
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BUSINESS
February 17, 1985 | VICTORIA McCARGAR
When the Coated Abrasives division of Norton Co. opened a new facility in Santa Fe Springs last month, it wanted something more than the usual ribbon-cutting to mark the event. So like many a monarch and pope before it, Norton went out and commissioned a work of art. The division manufactures products made of sandpaper, which is the old name for coated abrasives. The abrasives have broad applications in electronics, wood- and metal-working and other industries.
NEWS
October 19, 2006 | Brandon Perkins, Special to The Times
SOMEWHERE between a quick-rapping Tom Waits and a sinisterly singing Cookie Monster lies Lyrics Born's funky, funky voice. If sandpaper could melodically ride pop-heavy hip-hop hooks with danceable gusto and a knowing wink to the underground ... well, you get the idea. It's a welcome bunch of raspy coarseness.
SPORTS
May 21, 1987
Mike Schmidt told Jayson Stark of the Philadelphia Inquirer: "If everyone pitched like Mike Scott, you'd make a lot of money being a .200 hitter." He's not worrying about Scott scuffing the ball, however. "Hey, I hit Gaylord Perry better than any man alive," he said. He added: "I'll tell you a story about one guy, now that he's out of the league. My 494th home run ball has got a slash right between the seams. It's got a scrape on it. Here, I'll show you."
SPORTS
June 3, 1987 | MIKE PENNER, Times Staff Writer
They used to say that Rick Rhoden was one of those lucky few who were able to combine a hobby--in this case, carpentry--with their work. Rhoden is a major league pitcher, and, for years, one of the great rumors around the National League was that sandpaper was his best friend. It was thought that Rhoden had never met a baseball he wouldn't scuff. But that was before 1987. Rhoden now pitches for the New York Yankees and, since switching leagues, he has changed his act.
REAL ESTATE
May 14, 1989 | ANDY LANG, Associated Press
Doing heavy-duty sanding with an orbital or other kind of finishing sander is likely to put too much strain on that type of machine. That's when the workhorse of the power-sanding field, the belt sander, is required. Heavy-duty sanding includes such things as removing paint and rough sanding on large surfaces. If you are likely to engage in this kind of sanding only a couple of times a year, you can rent a belt sander. A belt sander is a powerful machine. Its belt runs over pulleys, drums or cylinders and usually utilizes a coarse belt, but medium and fine belts can be attached to get a very smooth finish.
REAL ESTATE
July 8, 2001 | Associated Press
Question: What is it meant by the term "grade of abrasive paper," "raising the grain," and why is it done? Answer: The "grade" (or grit) of abrasive paper (sandpaper) refers to the size of the abrasive particles in the sandpaper. Given the same number of passes and the same amount of pressure, paper with larger particles sands deeper (and rougher) than paper containing smaller particles.
REAL ESTATE
August 26, 2001 | JAMES CAREY and MORRIS CAREY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sandpaper probably is one of the most important tools you can have in your workshop. Sandpaper technically is known as a "coated abrasive." Those numbers printed on the back of sandpaper provide a wealth of information. Today, four types of abrasives are used: aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, garnet and ceramic grit. * Aluminum oxide papers are most common and are excellent when used on wood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1996 | DAVID R. BAKER
A Chatsworth manufacturing company plans to move its headquarters to Simi Valley with the approval of that city's Planning Commission. Simi Valley commissioners last week granted Standard Abrasives Inc. the development permit needed to build an 81,197-square-foot building on Guardian Street, near Tapo Street. The facility will contain offices, warehouse space and equipment to produce the company's sandpaper and sanding disks.
REAL ESTATE
April 14, 2002 | MORRIS CAREY and JAMES CAREY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Question: What do "grade of abrasive paper" and "raising the grain" mean? Answer: The "grade" (or grit) of abrasive paper (sandpaper) refers to the size of the abrasive particles in the sandpaper. Given the same number of passes and the same amount of pressure, paper with larger particles sands deeper (and rougher) than paper with smaller ones. A lower number indicates that the grade of the paper is used for rough sanding; a high number indicates the sandpaper is meant for finish sanding.
REAL ESTATE
August 26, 2001 | JAMES CAREY and MORRIS CAREY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sandpaper probably is one of the most important tools you can have in your workshop. Sandpaper technically is known as a "coated abrasive." Those numbers printed on the back of sandpaper provide a wealth of information. Today, four types of abrasives are used: aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, garnet and ceramic grit. * Aluminum oxide papers are most common and are excellent when used on wood.
REAL ESTATE
July 8, 2001 | Associated Press
Question: What is it meant by the term "grade of abrasive paper," "raising the grain," and why is it done? Answer: The "grade" (or grit) of abrasive paper (sandpaper) refers to the size of the abrasive particles in the sandpaper. Given the same number of passes and the same amount of pressure, paper with larger particles sands deeper (and rougher) than paper containing smaller particles.
HOME & GARDEN
January 13, 2001 | From ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sanding is one of the most common construction and repair tasks around the home. It determines the final appearance of your work. Done right, it makes your paint job perfect. Done badly, it shows through the most skillfully applied finish. Sanding is also one of the easiest jobs to do right, if you select the correct abrasives. Use them properly and it's almost impossible to do a bad job. But the wrong abrasives can make it almost impossible to get good results.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1996 | DAVID R. BAKER
A Chatsworth manufacturing company plans to move its headquarters to Simi Valley with the approval of that city's Planning Commission. Simi Valley commissioners last week granted Standard Abrasives Inc. the development permit needed to build an 81,197-square-foot building on Guardian Street, near Tapo Street. The facility will contain offices, warehouse space and equipment to produce the company's sandpaper and sanding disks.
HOME & GARDEN
June 4, 1994 | JOHN MORRELL
Q. I have some dining room chairs that are stained a pecan color, and I'd like to paint them green. Is there a product that can be applied onto stained, varnished wood without sanding it that will prepare it for painting? P.H. Laguna Hills A. There's really a two-step process you'll have to take, says Joe Ragsdale of Color Center in La Mirada. Using rags and Liquid Sandpaper, rub away the finish and wax buildup that you'll probably find on your chairs.
REAL ESTATE
June 15, 2008 | Morris Carey and James Carey, Associated Press
Question: What is meant by the phrase "grade of abrasive paper," and what does "raising the grain" mean? Answer: The "grade" (or grit) of abrasive paper refers to the size of the abrasive particles in the sandpaper. Given the same number of passes and the same amount of pressure, paper with larger particles sands deeper and rougher than paper containing smaller particles.
SPORTS
February 19, 1998 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The old wounds, physical and spiritual, healed long ago. When Lou Zamperini returned to Japan recently, it was in the spirit of forgiveness and reconciliation. If any American during World War II had earned the right to hate, it was Louis Silvie Zamperini. Once one of America's best track and field athletes, he was beaten almost daily for 2 1/2 years in Japanese prisoner-of-war camps and fed a near-starvation diet.
REAL ESTATE
November 24, 1991 | A. J. HAND, Los Angeles Times Syndicate
Not too many people get much of a thrill out of sanding, or from spending good money on sandpaper. And while I can't turn sanding into ecstasy, or get your sandpaper free, I can at least cut the tedium and expense to the bare minimum. Here's how it's done: 1--Use good sandpaper that cuts fast when it's new, plus stays sharp and clean so it keeps cutting fast long after other papers have worn out. This speeds the job and keeps paper usage to a minimum.
REAL ESTATE
May 14, 1989 | ANDY LANG, Associated Press
Doing heavy-duty sanding with an orbital or other kind of finishing sander is likely to put too much strain on that type of machine. That's when the workhorse of the power-sanding field, the belt sander, is required. Heavy-duty sanding includes such things as removing paint and rough sanding on large surfaces. If you are likely to engage in this kind of sanding only a couple of times a year, you can rent a belt sander. A belt sander is a powerful machine. Its belt runs over pulleys, drums or cylinders and usually utilizes a coarse belt, but medium and fine belts can be attached to get a very smooth finish.
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