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At Best Abrasives, we offer the highest level of customer service and want to ensure that all your questions are answered. If you have any questions that are not covered in our FAQ, please contact us via email info@bestabrasives.com.au or via phone 02 8036 8478, we are happy to assist you.

General Questions


Mirka Power Tools come with a two-year warranty starting from the date of purchase and covering defects in materials and workmanship. By registering your Mirka Power Tool within 30 days of the purchase date you will obtain an additional one-year warranty.

NOTE! If the tool is used continuously in industrial applications, the warranty period is one year. In order for your tool warranty to remain valid the tool must be used, maintained and operated in compliance with the safety and operating instructions. However, if a problem occurs with your Mirka Power Tool, that is due to either a manufacturing defect in materials or workmanship, Mirka will repair your power tool free of charge in accordance with the warranty terms and conditions. Read more.


Orders made before 2pm Sydney time are usually dispatched the same day.

From the date of dispatch, we expect the following delivery times within Australia:

Regular Post- 3-5 business days (metro areas)- 4-8 business days (remote areas)

Express Post- 1-2 business days (metro areas)- 3-6 business days (remote areas)


You can easily book in an OBLIGATION FREE Mirka demonstration when you can have a chance to try the flawless system out for yourself.

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What is MyMirka?

myMirka offers a simple way of looking after your hands when sanding and polishing. Mirka has added an integrated vibration sensor and Bluetooth low energy technology to Mirka's most popular electric sanders and cordless polishers and developed an app to follow-up the measurements.

With the myMirka app, you can measure vibrations and track your daily vibration exposure. Find out more.

How do I connect my tool to the myMirka app?

1. Press and hold the + button while pressing the trigger button.

2. The middle LED light is flashing to indicate that Bluetooth is active.

Pair your device

1. Press the "Add tool" button on myMirka.

2. Select the tool with which you want to connect.

3. You are now ready to start exploring myMirka features!

4. The middle LED lights up (green), to indicate that the tool is connected.

Bluetooth is automatically deactivated when the tool is disconnected from the battery or mains outlet. Check that your connected phone or tablet is also equipped with the Bluetooth low energy technology and activated.

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How can I best ensure the longevity of my tool?

Mirka's pad savers are designed to protect the backing pad from wear and tear, when sanding aggressively and continuously with net products. These cost effective pad savers, placed between the backing pad and the sanding disc, should be changed regularly. The pad savers prolong the life of the backing pad and in turn will prolong the life of your tool when the backing pad is changed regularly.

How can I reduce vibration when using my Mirka Tool?

Mirka tools offer low vibration compared to other sanders, however vibration can be reduced by adding weight to the counterbalance when extra screws and nuts are added (These come with the Deros sanders).

Other advice on reducing vibration:

  • Check that the abrasive is centred on the pad
  • Try using the tool on different speed settings
  • Adapt the counterweight on the shaft balancer (see tool Manual)
  • Check that the pad is a Mirka Pad and recommended for the tool
  • Check that the pad is in tact
  • Lower the speed when using an interface (max 7,000 RPM)
  • If possible, change to a thinner interface

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Mirka cordless tools use rechargeable Li-ion batteries which are mounted in the tool handle.Two battery versions are available, 2.5 Ah and 5.0 Ah.

It takes around 45 minutes for the smaller battery to achieve full charge, the bigger battery needs double the time.

Battery charge can be monitored using the myMirka app.It is advised to not to store the batteries completely empty.

It is recommended to purchase an additional back-up battery to facilitate your work. 

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What is an Interface Pad used for?

By using an interface pad you will get a softer sanding result. The interface pad is placed between the backing pad and the abrasive.

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Why should I use Pad Savers?

Mirka's pad savers are designed to protect the backing pad from wear and tear, when sanding aggressively and continuously with net products.

These cost effective pad savers, placed between the backing pad and the sanding disc, should be changed regulary. The pad savers prolong the life of the backing pad.


In the Mirka dust extractor range, the 1230 series extractor as well as the 1242M are anti-static. The 1025 extractor is notanti-static.All Mirka extractor hoses except the 20mm x 4m hose (8391112011) are anti-static.

For optimal antistaticity, always use official Mirka extractor hoses and make sure that your extractor is plugged into a grounded socket. The industry defined antistaticity level is ≤Ω 10¹¹. Mirka hoses are ≤Ω 10⁶, meaning they are more anti-static than the industry defined minimum.

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L Class extractors are suitable for most applications. M Class is better suited for applications using hazardous materials that require a greater level of filtration.

Mirka offers L and M-class dust extractors. The responsibility of choosing the correct dust extractor, for any application, will always be on the end-users. In any unclear situations, please contact local health and safety organisations.

In addition Mirka also offers a HEPA filter that can be added to the dust extractor models 1230 and 1242.

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Why does my dust extractor make a loud bang?

The Mirka 1230 M AFC Dust Extractor makes a loud banging sound from time to time when set to the automatic filter cleaning setting. Read more about Dust Extractors.


Yes, Mirka abrasives are suitable for any sanders from other brands providing the size is suitable. Other brands include Festool, Milwaukee, Ryobi, Makita, Dewalt, Metabo etc. We advise the use of a Mirka Pad Saver to ensure a high quality finish.

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No, all Mirka Electric Sanders feature brushless motors.

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What is the Mirka Deros 850CV 150mm 8.0mm Sander suitable for?

The Deros 850CV is designed for a higher rate of stock removal compared to the Deros 650CV. Its great for stripping coatings of all surfaces. It can be used in any industry, however is used often by people in the Marine or Truck industry.

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