Stillman Edinger - Veneta OR,
An adapter and abrasive articles for use with automated abrading equipment. The adapter includes a first surface for the releasable mounting of abrasive articles, such as those mounted with releasable adhesive, and a second surface for releasable mounting to automated equipment. The second surface may contain hook and/or loop like structures or other non-adhesive based mounting mechanisms, and the adapter may include magnetic material. Abrasive articles are also disclosed that include magnetic material and/or sections with both hook and loop like structures.