3-4"" Flex-hone, 180 Grit

$13.16

features and benefits:

for any type and size of cylinder the flex-hone process (superfinishing) produces a controlled surface condition unobtainable by any other method. It involves finish, geometry and metallurgical structure. A high percentage plateau free of cut, torn and folded metal (with radiused ports).

a resilient, flexible, honing tool with a soft cutting action. The abrasive (points) globules each have independent suspension that assures the flex-hone to be self-centering, self-centering to the bore, and self-compensating for wear. Specifically, it is a low-temperature abrading process that exposes the undisturbed base metal structure to produce a longwearing surface. It is a method of developing a surface on a metal part which is optically smooth and metallurgically free of any fragmented, amorphous or smeared metal from previous operations. It is accomplished at a low pressure where the "stones" float. See and read the various booklets of actual tests covering almost every situation that will ensure a superior performance in situations depending on surface finish. The particular type of flex-hone crosshatch is extremely efficient in providing a multiplicity of oil grooves or valleys for oil retention as opposed to the often unidirectional or uneven valleys common to the conventional type rigid hone. A crosshatch that usually remains as the cylinder wall has been wear-reduced by the flex-hone.

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