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Steel Wool Pads

Steel wool pads are multi use supplies for work, home, and the office. The conventional abrasive is available in different grades for a variety of tasks from washing dishes to starting fires and stripping wood surfaces. Staples® offers a wide selection of the finest to the coarsest authentic and synthetic steel wool sponges for completing everyday jobs. Browse Staples cleaning supplies to locate sponges you need to keep the office and home free of bacteria.

Choosing the Right Grade of Steel Wool Pads
Wool pads come from large rolls of steel wire shredded into tiny pieces and then pressed into a long, rectangular steel wool mat and cut into different shapes. There are eight grades of steel wool for different purposes. Using the right grade is important to prevent unwanted scratches and to get a professional finish on all projects.

The grades vary from a super-fine number 0000 to the toughest number 4, which is extra-coarse. The other six grades range from extra-fine to coarse. Coarser grades are the most abrasive. Use a super-fine 0000 to clean windows without a glass cleaner and the extra fine 000 pad to polish aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, and zinc. The 00 fine product is an excellent choice for buffing paint on wood and it also cleans antiques for refinishing. The medium-fine 0 cleans barbecue grills. With the medium number 1, remove scuff marks from rubber floors. A 2 medium-coarse steel wool pad works well for removing built-on grime from garden tools. For tough jobs, number 3 course strips varnish and extra coarse 4 cleans old engines, making them look like new.

Using Steel Wool Pads in the Kitchen
For the kitchen, these products are excellent for adding the extra strength needed to get tough grime off baking pans, to quickly clean food splatter from an oven window, or to scour a sink. If you regularly need to sharpen kitchen shears, keep a steel wool pad in a kitchen drawer to quickly sharpen scissors or to clean rust off a wet pair shears, readying them for the next task.

How Long Do Steel Wool Pads Last?
As long as users store the pads in a dry area with low humidity, they can reuse the sponges until they are too small, and then it's time to discard them. If you are using steel wool sponges in the kitchen, be sure to throw them after each use, because water does cause oxidation or rust, which can stain some surfaces. Some brands have rust inhibitors mixed in with soap for cleaning. This slows down the oxidation process before the soap runs out.

Can You Use Steel Wool Pads on Pots and Pans?
It's necessary to take care with the different surfaces when using this product. Some coarser grades may scratch stainless steel pots and pans. You may be able to use less abrasive synthetic pads on nonstick and other delicate cooking surfaces.

How Many Steel Wool Pads Come in a Package?
Steel wool comes in boxes or poly bags and up to 16 per pack. The product is also available on reels, allowing users to cut pads to size, according to the use for each one.
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S.O.S® Steel Wool Soap Pad, 15/Box
Item : 869341 / Model : CLO 88320
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  • Cuts through the toughest baked-on food and grease
  • Steel wool pads pre-loaded with soap remove tough messes like baked-on food, grill residue, hard water stains, and burnt grease
  • Eliminates rust stains
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5.79 $5.79
15/Box
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S.O.S Steel Wool Soap Pad, 15 pk, 180 ct
Item : CLO88320CT / Model : 88320CT
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  • Color: Steel
  • Made from steel wool
  • Extra-thick steel wool pad with double the soap
61.99 $61.99
180/Carton
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Global Material Super Fine #0000 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 23627 / Model : GMT117000
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
38.79 $38.79
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Global Material Coarse #3 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286454 / Model : GMT 117006
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
70.49 $70.49
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Global Material Extra Fine #000 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286456 / Model : GMT 117001
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
58.49 $58.49
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Global Material Very Fine #00 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286460 / Model : GMT 117002
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
$2.99 Handling Fee  added in cart
39.49 $39.49
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Global Material Medium #1 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286457 / Model : GMT 117004
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
61.69 $61.69
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Global Material 4" #3 Coarse Steel Wool Reel, Gray
Item : 286453 / Model : GMT 105046
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  • Gray
  • Dimensions: 4"(W) x 1/2"(T)
  • Material: Steel wool
$2.99 Handling Fee  added in cart
136.99 $136.99
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Global Material Extra Coarse #4 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286455 / Model : GMT 117007
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
70.49 $70.49
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Global Material Medium Fine #0 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286459 / Model : GMT 117003
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
60.19 $60.19
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Global Material Medium Coarse #2 Steel Wool Hand Pad, Gray
Item : 286458 / Model : GMT 117005
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  • Gray
  • Material: Steel wool
  • GMT offers 8 ranges of thickness (called grades) of low carbon steel wool for a variety of applications
61.69 $61.69
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Global Material 4" #2 Medium Coarse Steel Wool Reel, Gray
Item : 286452 / Model : GMT 105045
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  • Gray
  • Dimensions: 4"(W) x 1/2"(T)
  • Material: Steel wool
136.99 $136.99
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Koblenz® 45-0102-9 6" Koblenz and Regina; Lambswool Pads
Item : 208734 / Model : KBZ4501029
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  • Compatible: Koblenz shampooers/polishers
  • Use on all bare floor finishes to bring out shine between waxing
  • Compatible with all Koblenz shampooers/polishers and with Kenmore and Regina shampooers/polishers using 6" attachments
10.99 $10.99
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