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 Post subject: Comounds
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:01 pm 

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I have mostly CBN and some Polycrystalline compounds and know there are diamond etc. but don't know
how they cut/polish differently from each other.
Have read many posts about all of 'em but no comparative descriptions really.

Hoping that someone who knows would post so I can get more of the ones I need...I only have 11 bottles now :mrgreen:

Hello...My name is Douglas and I fell into the rabbit hole :D


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 Post subject: Re: Comounds
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:03 am 
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Well what compounds do you have currently , and what are you looking to do?

The difference between CBN and Poly is subtle , but it is there. CBN will leave a slightly smoother edge whereas poly will cut deeply and leave more noticeable microscopic teeth that leaves the edge with more bite. Say on a straight razor the CBN will leave the more comfortable edge for shaving (given the same particle size) whereas for knives Poly will leave an edge with more "biteyness" This is what I define as sticky.

I use the CBN on Roo and the Poly on Nanocloth , this highlights each abrasives subtleties better.

Then theres also Boron Carbide , Aluminum Oxide and more.



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 Post subject: Re: Comounds
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:43 am 
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Look here:

http://www.knifeforums.com/forums/showt ... tout/tp/1/


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 Post subject: Re: Comounds
PostPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:06 pm 
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I'm going to have to cut you off Douglas. Time for a 12 step program in sharpeners anonymous.



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