2017 Edition

national industry 327910

Abrasive Product Manufacturing


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing abrasive grinding wheels of natural or synthetic materials, abrasive-coated products, and other abrasive products.

The immediate parent of national industry 327910 is international industry 32791: Abrasive Product Manufacturing

Illustrative Examples

  • Aluminum oxide (fused) abrasives manufacturing
  • Buffing and polishing wheels, abrasive and nonabrasive, manufacturing
  • Diamond dressing wheels manufacturing
  • Sandpaper manufacturing
  • Silicon carbide abrasives manufacturing
  • Whetstones manufacturing

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Mining and cutting grindstones, pulpstones, and whetstones--are classified in U.S. Industry 212399, All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining;
  • Manufacturing plastic scouring pads--are classified in U.S. Industry 326199, All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing metallic scouring pads and steel wool--are classified in U.S. Industry 332999, All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 327910 -
2007 327910 -
2012 327910 -
2017 327910 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 3291 - Abrasive Products

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 327910, Abrasive Product Manufacturing:

  1. abrasive manufacturing
  2. abrasive or abrasive product manufacturing
  3. abrasive or abrasive product manufacturing artificial
  4. abrasive or abrasive product manufacturing not otherwise classified
  5. abrasive paper or cloth preparation
  6. abrasive product
  7. abrasive product manufacturing
  8. abrasive wheel manufacturing
  9. emery cloth manufacturing
  10. emery work
  11. hone oilstone or whetstone manufacturing
  12. hone or oil stone manufacturing
  13. manufacturing
  14. nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing
  15. other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing


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