4929 N Lydell Ave, Glendale, WI 53217
(414) 445-0200
(414) 445-0567

About Us

Company History

Founded in Milwaukee in 1963, J&R Industrial Sales Inc. has become one of the largest distributors of abrasive products for Wisconsin's foundry industry. Over the past 50 years J&R Industrial has grown its business across the United States. J&R also serves the welding, steel fabrication, ornamental iron , and construction industries.


Through you can view J&R Industrial's product offerings , which show a wide variety of abrasive products including: large resinoid snagging and hot pressed cutoff wheels, cup and cone type wheels, coated abrasives such as: sanding belts, resin fiber discs, cartridge rolls, and surface conditioning products for grinding, blending, and finishing. Most recently we have added two new lines: cutting tools, and industrial brushes.

Contact Us

With more than 50 years of compined experience in abrasive sales, the personnel at J&R Industrial Sales will provide you with the best products at the best prices and the shortest lead times in the industry. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you, please call or email us with any questions.

We search the world to find you the best abrasives!


This is a sampling of our product offerings. For special application needs, please call or email us for custom solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Sanding Belts

Available in Aluminum Oxide, Alumina Zirconia, Silica Carbide, Ceramic, and Surface Conditioning materials. Sizes available in widths from 1/8 to 60 inches in any lengths.

Resin Fiber Disks

Our Resin Fiber Discs are available in Aluminum Oxide, Alumina Zirconia, Silicon Carbide and Ceramic grains. In 4 to 9 inch diameters.

Coated Abrasives

We sell Quick Change Discs, PSA Discs, Hook and Loop Discs, Flap Discs, Flap Wheels, Cartridge Rolls, along with many other specialty type Coated Abrasive items upon request.

Depressed Center Wheels

We stock Type 27 and Type 28 Depressed Center Wheels in sized from 4 to 9 inch diameter in various thicknesses to cut and grind all materials, including metals, masonry, ceramic, etc. .

Buckeye Abrasives

We are Wisconsin's exclusive distributor of Buckeye Abrasives! Buckeye is known for Hot Pressed Cut-Off Wheels and Snagging wheels which are used in foundry and other demanding cutting and grinding applications.

Gulf States Abrasives

We are Wisconsin's exclusive distributor for Golf States Abrasives, based out of Huston Texas! Gulf States is the premier manufacturer of Cup Wheels, Cones, Plugs and Snagging Wheels for the foundry and welding industries. Grades available for grinding all metals, and masonry applications.

Mounted Points

Available in all shapes and sizes, including specials. All made here in the U.S.A.

Bandsaw Blades

We supply Towerleaf Bandsaw Blades, which are welded in Illinois. With short lead times and high quality products for cutting any and all materials.

Surface Conditioning Products

Our Surface Conditioning Products are available in Disc, Belt, Hand Pad, and Wheel forms in many grades for a multitude of applications.

Kalamazoo Industries Machinery

We are a distributor of the full line of Kalamazoo Industries machinery, which includes but is not limited to Belt Sanders, Grinders, Disc Sanders and Cut-Off Saws.

Wire Brushes

We are a full line stocking distributor of wire brushes, which includes but is not limited to, Bench Wheels, Cups, End Brushes, and Scratch Brushes. All products are available in Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Nylon Bristles, and other specialties.

Cutting Tools

We sell Drill Bits, Carbide Burrs, and other specialty cutting tools have been added to our product lines.

Special Deals


Check our Ebay stock for the latest close-out, odd-lot, over-run, and one time deals. Hurry while supplies last!

Other Deals

We also have special deals running through our normal stock. For more information on these deals please call or email us!