Non-woven belts are made of an abrasive impregnated nylon material that is often used for the scratch pattern it leaves. It leaves a very uniform scratch pattern typically used in applications where a satin finish is desired.
Light to moderate pressure pressure is recommended for most of the material grades. Keep in mind, a lighter hand may be needed on the coarse grade as it can remove significant material if used too firmly.
6" x 48" belt is a very common horizontal/vertical belt sander size. This belt is ideal for use with machines such as with the JET J-4210K, Baileigh ES-9138, Rikon 50-120, Rikon 50-122, and PRM PR7264810.