Lapping is the process of mixing loose abrasives with
vehicle such as oil and letting it remove material from the work
piece at very controlled rate. We use the "Free Abrasive "
method of lapping which simply means we use a hardened table as
opposed to a soft cast iron table. We can remove stock faster and
still give you all the benefits of conventional lapping.
Flatness: 1 Light Band (11.6 millionth of an inch)
Parallelism: .0001 inches
Size Control: +/- .00015 inches
Finishes: As low as 4 Ra and 2 or better with our
lapping services can meet all of your specifications, especially
for critical tolerances.
Lapping has many other advantages:
Small thin parts are easily handled
Thermal distortions are virtually non-existent
Clamping distortions are a thing of the past
Brittle parts are easy to run because of the gentle
Any kind of material including nonmagnetic can