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Re: Tungsten Electrodes .25"

Hi, You may also try a "green" carbide grinding wheel, they will grind
carbide.  The "gray" grinding wheels do not work on tungsten.   AL.

On Sun, 08 Oct 2000 15:34:50 -0600 "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Original poster: "Metlicka Marc" <mystuffs-at-orwell-dot-net> 
> terry o, all
> if you use a diamond cutoff wheel or a diamond sharpening stone,
> tungsten carbide will cut like butter. i used to be a finish tool
> grinder in a diamond insert co., the carbide inserts had a diamond 
> tip
> silver soldered onto them in a pocket. the diamond wheels that we 
> used
> would cut bare tungsten like it wasn't even there, but use water to 
> stop
> the wheel from loading up. this way a rounded end can be made very
> easily.
> marc