AWUKO ABRASIVES Wandmacher GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number LL35

About us

The lion amongst abrasives. In 1900, with the invention of the sandpaper cushion for polishing leather, August Wandmacher laid an important foundation for the abrasives industry."Today, with a tradition of almost 120 years, AWUKO is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality abrasives worldwide and is still a family business. Since the outstanding products of AWUKO form the basis for any successful business relationship, the highest quality must be guaranteed under the conditions of highest reliability: Strong and biting to tame the toughest materials, tough and resistant to persevere through the longest grinding processes and delicate to give the most delicate surfaces a perfect finish. Here we have our focus in the wood and leather processing industry, but also many other areas we cover with our abrasive. State-of-the-art production facilities with unique production methods, a globally organized sales structure, on-site technical support, short delivery times and a quality management system characterize the outstanding properties of AWUKO.

Products and services

With "Made in Germany" we are a powerful partner in the woodworking industry since 1900. Whether rough or fine - we serve the grain size from 12 to 2000. From the finest finish in furniture production or restoration of wooden floors as well as wood-based panel industry or filigree sanding work on wood - we are your partner in the surface finishing. Our products are as varied like the requirements of the different surfaces.

Production widths of up to 2,050 mm enable us to be the only manufacturer in the world to produce segment belts with large working widths and the fewest joints. A unique selling point that clearly shows the advantages in application. Each saved joint has a positive effect on the material, the lifetime and the sanding process.

Roar with the lion!


A rapid clogging with grinding dust is prevented by the half-open dispersion and antistatic coating. This quality is particularly good for wood working.

Available as a jumbo roll in 2 widths: 1425 mm and 1865 mm
(Off-cut optimisation). Backing F-paper, synthetic resin bonding. Grain: aluminium oxide with an half open coating. Application area: resinous Wood, solid Wood and softwood for wide belt, long belt and edge belt grinding machines.

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Flexible latex paper base with stearate, prevents clogging of the abrasive. Especially suitable for paint finish grinding.
Backing: C-paper / Bonding: synthetic resin with stearate / Grain: Aluminium oxide with a open coating

Application area: Wood, paint, spatula, plastic for Long-belt and edge-belt grinding machines, manual sanding, orbital sanders

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AWUKO SU22SY panel express

Universal product for wood and metal working, exceptional thanks to its tear resistance - also suitable for wet grinding. The production width of 2050 mm allows large wide belts, with few joints, to be produced. Backing: cloth Polyester heavy, capable of segmentation, synthetic resin, grain silicon carbide. Application area: wood (chipboards, MDF-, HDF-, OSB-boards, HPL-boards, cement fibre boards, gypsum fibre boards, stone, rubber and plastics) - for wide-belt grinding machines

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AWUKO ABRASIVES Wandmacher GmbH & Co. KG
Hedemündener Str. 9
34346 Hann. Münden

Phone: +49 5541 709782
Fax: +49 5541 709797
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Lars Arndt
Export Sales Manager
Phone: +49 160 96340510
E-mail: Send message

News & Innovations

New developments for the wood industry in Latin America

AWUKO offers a wide variety of abrasive products that suits your needs for the wood industry. Our presentations are, sheets, belts, rolls, discs, Jumbo-rolls.

A variety of minerals on our catalog consist on Aluminum Oxide, Zirconia, Silicon Carbide and Ceramic products. Some of our special products are the wide and segment belts.

Awuko has a production capacity of manufacturing jumbo rolls of up to 2050mm wide, which gives us the ability to reach all of your industrial necessities.

Some of our most popular products are our KP16C with stearat, SU22SY panel Express (the leader for the Woodpanel industry), KP52F our specialist for Wood applications.

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