8 inch DiaMax - tougher, harder Ceramic Composite Polishing Lap [Size: 8 inch]
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New updated version of the Diamatrix lap.
The new DIAMAX offers better use with oxide, reduction of microscratching possibility, and even faster polishing with oxides or diamond, and with less frictional heating!
Light pressure with the usual sweeping is recommended.
Information below from Gearloose and Adamas:
DIAMATRIX PRODUCTS Have been upgraded to an improved product! A critical single source ingredient for the Diamatrix had become unavailiable. Only one company on Earth makes the ingredient to the proper specs. The new DIAMAX offers better use with oxide, reduction of microscratching possibility, and even faster polishing with oxides or diamond, and with less frictional heating! Reviews from professional cutters have been enthusiastic!
The "MATRIX™" Ceramic Composite lap has a self-renewing microtexture and surface complexity that allows better polish retention and a less critical fluid film thickness. The MATRIX™ surface was characterized by computer programs similar to those used in the design of all-weather tires.(FD is 1.8927).
The Diamatrix™ is a toughened, hardened version with a lower complexity that forces a high concentration monolayer on the surface of the lap, providing significantly sharper meets and flatter facets. It is optimized for diamond use, and in particular, for use with the BLAKSTIK™ water-dispersable polycrystalline diamond series of products.
The Diamatrix™ is made on a full-thickness master lap baseplate to emulate the heavy rigid feel of a ceramic lap. The MATRIX™ and DiaMatrix concepts were suggested by Adamas Instrument, as was the suggestion of the thicker base.
The DiaMatrix was developed by Adamas and Gearloose as a harder variant of the Matrix lap, providing faceters with a predictable polishing session, very flat facets and very sharp facet meets. This ceramic/polymer composite product is a superior replacement for ceramic laps.
This lap has a permanent microporous surface which accepts diamond powder for a fast polish at slow lap speeds and a narrow sweep.
The DiaMatrix lap was designed to polish gem materials 8 Mohs and harder. Ever had difficulties in polishing Topaz, Cubic Zirconia, Chrysoberyl, Alexandrite, Ruby, Sapphire or Moissonite? No problem with the DiaMatrix.
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