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Hone Edge

IndustryCutting Tools
Part DescriptionBall End Mill
Fabrication MethodGround
MaterialSteel Alloys, HSS
Process Technologyedge preparation/honing
Equipment TypeAutoHone

Cutting tool edge-prep, or honing, involves radiusing the tool edge to reduce its sharpness. Drag finishing technology has proven to be one of the most cost-effective and time-efficient methods of accomplishing edge-prep. With our drag finishing technology, Bel Air offers full cutting tool edge prep and coating polishing solutions for your cutting tools, complete with tool honing and tool polishing media. Create a better finish, increase your speed and feeds and extend tool life by up to 300%! Automated stream finishing for tool honing and tool polishing is available. Cut your tooling budget in thirds.

If you are unsure what equipment and media you require to achieve your desired surface finish, then send us your part, and we will evaluate it and provide you with a metrology report.