Belgian Whetstone, Block, 150 x 40 x 20 mm

Belgian Whetstone, Block, 150 x 40 x 20 mm
Belgian Coticule Whetstones
The quarrying of Belgian whetstones in the Ardennes is first mentioned in a Roman document. But the story of these natural honing stones goes further back than that. The approx. 480 million-year-old grey yellow sedimentary stones, originating from volcanic ash, are composed of very fine garnet crystals. During honing, these are released from the matrix and, in combination with water and abrasion debris, make a honing paste. The garnets only remove fine shavings from the metal and ensure a good polish. Unique combination of quick abrasive action and grain size.
Interesting fact: To produce 1 kg of sharpening stones approx. 1500 kg of cliff must be removed. The thin yellow slices are glued to a slate base and cut to size.
Quality of Natural Stones
For many years, the Belgian coticule and Arkansas stones have been synonymous with high-quality whetstones. But these stones are natural products. Due to limited resources, the quality of these stones may increasingly vary. Japanese waterstones with fine grain structures are recommended as an alternative.
     
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    • Grit 6000-8000
    • Dimensions 150 x 40 x 20 mm
     
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    Article no. 705556
    Brand Sonstige
    Ready to ship today, delivery time 2-3 workdays within Germany
    €79.00 per piece(s)

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    Belgian Whetstone, Block, 150 x 40 x 20 mm
    Grit: 6000-8000
    Dimensions: 150 x 40 x 20 mm
      €79.00
     
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    Grit: 6000-8000
    Dimensions: 250 x 60 x 18 mm
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    Plenty of accessories and spare parts

    Accessories

    Nano Hone Lapping Plate Ridge Tech NL-5

    Nano Hone® Lapping Plate Ridge Tech™ NL-5

    This lapping plate, with its star and hexagon pattern, maximizes the number of edge-material contact points. Recommended for sharpening stones from 1000 grit to 30 000 grit. Flatness tolerance < 0.05 mm (after diamond coating). Approx....
    €223.00

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    Article No. 711221

    Sharpening Stone Holder for Sink

    Schärfsteinhalter für Spülbecken

    With this high-quality sharpening stone holder with non-slip rubber feet, you always have a clean and stable workstation - in the sink or on the work table. The stainless steel sharpening stone holder fits a sink width of 330 - 580 mm....
    €99.00

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    Article No. 711035

    Tormek Rubber Work Mat RM-533

    Tormek® Rubber Work Mat RM-533

    This waterproof yet non-slip rubber mat is ideal as a workpad for sharpening machines as well as for sharpening by hand using waterstones. The raised rim and all-round groove will retain any water spillage. The relatively soft material...
    €37.70

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    Trueing Set

    Trueing Set

    Excellent-value set for the precise trueing of waterstones and oil stones. For dressing stones and keeping their surfaces flat. Set includes: Granite stone plate, 280 x 130 x 20 mm, flatness tolerance (colour may vary), No. 711294...
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    Trueing Block, 240 x 100 x 40 mm

    Trueing Block

    Hard ceramic blocks for trueing Japanese waterstones quickly and accurately. The stones are worked wet on the block until plane.
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    Article No. 711299

    Spray Bottle, 650 ml

    Spray Bottle, 650 ml

    Indispensible aid when sharpening with waterstones. The fully adjustable nozzle on the spray head allows selective spraying, from a fine mist for moistening the stones through to a strong jet for washing off the abrasion debris.
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