Borazon


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Bo·ra·zon

 (bôr′ə-zŏn′)
A trademark for an abrasive of boron nitride granules.

borazon

(ˈbɔːrəˌzɒn; -zən)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an extremely hard form of boron nitride
[C20: from bor(on) + azo- + -on]
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Actual distance between cutting grains in Borazon wheel.
Hobart recently introduced the HS Sheer, which differentiates itself from the competitors with industry-exclusive features such as its CleanCut knife, a guaranteed-for-life Borazon sharpening stone and an arm that not only tilts but is completely removable.
At the event, Canon unveiled a research report called: 'Middle East Insight Report' that highlights growth opportunities within the borazon of the Middle East print industry.
Equipped with Borazon CBN stones, a traveling steady rest, and whip-guide bushings, the PLC-controlled machine provides an output of 10 to 12 barrels an hour, compared to about one per hour with the old process.
Equipped with Borazon [R] CBN stones, a traveling steady rest, and whip-guide bushings, the PLC-controlled machine has an output of 10 to 12 barrels an hour, compared to about one an hour with the old process.
Our recently introduced Borazon CBN-1000 grinding product was a result of a DFSS development.
During the summer, they retired five of their stalwarts - Ocean Hawk, Sharp Temper, Romancer, Hand Woven and Borazon - and moved quickly to replace all of them with young horses.
These new horses will replace the likes of Romancer, Ocean Horse, Hand Woven and Borazon, who we've got at home and they all seem to be enjoying themselves doing not a lot.
A 1-2 chance, he saw off Borazon by three lengths and remains Ladbrokes' 10- 1 joint favourite along with Rainbow Frontier for the Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham.
If boron nitride, with a molecule consisting of one atom of boron and one of nitrogen, is heated and compressed under conditions that would form diamond from graphite (see 1955), the boron nitride takes on the diamond configuration too and is then known as borazon.
Diamonds are specifically renowned as a material with superlative physical qualities they make excellent abrasives because they can be scratched only by other diamonds, Borazon, ultrahard fullerite, or aggregated diamond nanorods, which also means they hold a polish extremely well and retain their luster.
Other features include a sanitary anodized aluminum base that helps protect against bacteria growth, removable carriage system, rear-mounted meat-grip arm and top-mounted, removable, submersible Borazon sharpening stone.