Title: Extended life abrasive article and method
United States Patent 8377158
Assignee:3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN, US)
Provided is an abrasive article comprising (a) a metallic foil having a first and second surfaces and voids therebetween, (b) a plurality of abrasive particles substantially in the voids, and (c) an alloy at least partially between the abrasive particles and the foil in the voids, wherein the alloy comprises a second component and a portion of the metallic foil near the voids. Also provided are methods of making and using such abrasive articles.