Cousins stock a variety of shapes and girts of Degussit stone which naturally comprises a very fine surface obtained by diamond grinding and is used for the finest precision work. Degussit fine grinding stones consist of a mixed crystal of exceptional hardness resulting in high wear resistance and excellent shape stability; the main element is aluminium oxide. The characteristic red colour of the tools is the result of an admixture of chromium oxide. This crystal is found in nature as ruby - hence the material is sometimes known as 'sintered ruby'.
- Available in fine, medium and coarse grits:
- Fine has a very fine surface obtained by diamond grinding and is used for the finest precision work
- Medium has a better grip for clightly tougher jobs
- Coarse is roughened by silicon carbide powder. Only whetstones and abrasive files are similar in comparison
- Exceptionally hard (second only to diamond) and will cut and polish steel and many other tough metals.
- Bond free and incredibly long lasting
- Will keep shape and is brilliantly wear resistant offering an economical advantage as it will not need to be replaced in a hurry
- Can be used in awkward or intricate areas, proving a vital tool for many watch and clock makers
- Sharp and crisp edges for ease and accuracy of use, ensuring work is carried out to the highest of precision
- Used by the clock and watchmaker on lathes, clock pivots and much, much more
- A wide variety od shapes and sizes to suit any job
- All our Degussit stones are manufactured in Europe, ensuring only the best quality natural resource
Application areas for Degussit fine grinding stones:
- Degussit stones are used for the manufactur of cutting, stamping, bending and pressing tools as well as for the sharpening and deburring of all kinds of tools.
- Tool and die manufacturers
- Fine mechanics and the watch industry
- Degussit fine grinding stones are needed in the watch, sewing machine, office machine, and photograph and instrument industry for the following purposes: Fine grinding, deburring, adjusting, smoothing, and polishing.
- In the porcelain industry, Degussit stones are used for grinding off soiling and defects. Brims of plates and cups are finished with Degussit fine grinding stones.