SIC Industry Description

Industry: 3291—Abrasive Products
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing abrasive grinding wheels of natural or synthetic materials, abrasive-coated products, and other abrasive products. The cutting of grindstones, pulpstones, and whetstones at the quarry is classified in Division B, Mining.

Abrasive buffs, bricks, cloth, paper, sticks, stones, wheels, etc.Pads, scouring: soap impregnated
Abrasive grains, natural and artificialPaper: garnet, emery, aluminum oxide, and silicon carbide coated
Abrasive-coated productsPolishing rouge (abrasive)
Abrasives, aluminousPolishing wheels
Aluminum oxide (fused) abrasivesPumice and pumicite abrasives
Boron carbide abrasivesRouge, polishing
Bort, crushingRubbing stones, artificial
Buffing and polishing wheels, abrasive and nonabrasiveSandpaper
Cloth: garnet, emery, aluminum oxide, and silicon carbide coatedScythe-stones, artificial
Corundum abrasivesSilicon carbide abrasives
Diamond dressing wheelsSponges, scouring: metallic
Diamond powderSteel shot abrasives
Emery abrasivesSteel wool
Garnet abrasivesTripoli
Grinding balls, ceramicTungsten carbide abrasives
Grindstones, artificialWheels, abrasive: except dental
Grit, steelWheels, diamond abrasive
HonesWheels, grinding: artificial
Metallic abrasivesWhetstones, artificial
Oilstones, artificial
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
3291Abrasive Products616
329100Abrasive products236
32910000Abrasive products236
329101Scouring abrasive materials7
32910100Scouring abrasive materials3
32910101Pads, scouring: soap impregnated2
32910102Sponges, scouring: metallic2
329102Abrasive stones, except grinding stones: ground or whole69
32910200Abrasive stones, except grinding stones: ground or whole3
32910201Bort, crushing0
32910203Pumice and pumicite abrasive4
32910204Stones, abrasive7
329103Abrasive metal and steel products108
32910300Abrasive metal and steel products75
32910301Aluminous abrasive0
32910302Aluminum oxide (fused) abrasives10
32910303Grit, steel6
32910304Steel shot abrasive5
32910305Steel wool12
329104Abrasive wheels and grindstones, not artificial69
32910400Abrasive wheels and grindstones, not artificial15
32910401Buffing or polishing wheels, abrasive or nonabrasive15
32910402Polishing wheels2
32910403Wheels, abrasive37
329105Synthetic abrasives37
32910500Synthetic abrasives9
32910501Boron carbide abrasives0
32910502Brick abrasives0
32910503Corundum abrasives0
32910504Grinding balls, ceramic6
32910505Metallic abrasive5
32910506Rouge, polishing: abrasive0
32910507Silicon carbide abrasive4
32910508Tungsten carbide abrasive13
329106Coated abrasive products39
32910600Coated abrasive products20
32910601Cloth, abrasive: garnet, emery, aluminum oxide coated3
32910602Paper, abrasive: garnet, emery, aluminum oxide coated1
329107Artificial abrasives24
32910700Artificial abrasives2
32910701Grindstones, artificial3
32910702Oilstones, artificial1
32910703Rubbing stones, artificial1
32910705Wheels, grinding: artificial16
32910706Whetstones, artificial1
329108Abrasive grains14
32910800Abrasive grains7
32910801Diamond powder7
329199Abrasive products, nec13
32919901Abrasive buffs, bricks, cloth, paper, stones, etc.13
32919902Sticks, abrasive0