Using Single Point Diamond Dressers


Wheel
Diameter
(Inches)

Diamond
Size
Recommended

4-6
0.250 CT.
7-8
0.333 CT.
9-10
0.500 CT.
10-12
0.750 CT.
12-18
1.000 CT.
18-24
1.500 CT.
24+
2.000 CT.

   For the best and most cost effective dress, choose the correct size diamond for your job. See the chart to the left. To prolong the life of your diamond, follow the recommendations given below.

1. Store and handle with care. Diamonds are extremely hard, but also brittle. Store with diamond tip covered if possible.
2. Have tool reset when point is worn visibly dull and flat (.015 to .020 flat). Do not overuse the tool.
A new Single Point Diamond Tool
Correctly WornTime to Reset.
Over Used Diamond Damaged
A new Single Point Diamond Tool
Correctly WornTime
to Reset.
Over Used
Diamond Damaged


1
Choose the right size diamond for the wheel.
2
Mount the tool with minimum overhang to avoid vibration.
3
Mount only in the correct size hole (7/16" shank in 7/16" holder).
4
Set point at 10 to 15 degree angle pointing toward direction of wheel rotation.
5
Turn the tool frequently 20 to 40 degrees to maintain a sharp point. You cannot turn too often.
6
Flood tool with coolant when grinding wet. Always turn coolant on before starting to dress, Only dress dry if you grind dry.
7
Begin to dress at the high point on the wheel.
8
Dress at regular short intervals.
9
Take light cuts, .001" or less per pass.
10
Do not overuse the diamond.




DRESSING INSTRUCTIONS