No-Defect Finishes

Author John L. Barry
Published
June 01,2005 - 12:00pm

Related Glossary Terms

  • abrasive

    abrasive

    Substance used for grinding, honing, lapping, superfinishing and polishing. Examples include garnet, emery, corundum, silicon carbide, cubic boron nitride and diamond in various grit sizes.

Abrasive selection and automation are keys to successful finishing of artificial implants.

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Author

Senior Technical Service Engineer

John L. Barry is a senior technical service engineer for 3M Abrasives Systems, St. Paul, Minnesota. For more information, visit www.3m.com/abrasives.