Degussit stones are used for fine grinding, polishing and deburring. Particular economical advantages are obtained when working with hardened steel, glass and porcelain and are loved by watchmakers, clockmakers and jewellers for their pin point sharpness and their long lasting hardness.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'.Application areas for Degussit fine grinding stones:
- Available in fine, medium and coarse grits:
- 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 various shapes and sizes to suit any job
- All our Degussit stones are manufactured in Europe, ensuring only the best quality natural resource
- Degussit stones are used for the manufacture 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.