Category Archives: Abrasive Brush Media

Nylon Abrasive Brushes for Edge Prep

Posted on April 26th, 2016

While brushes are available made from silicon carbide, diamond and ceramic, Mutschler Edge Tech prefers to use nylon abrasive brushes for versatility and reliability. The MET-4 Edge Prep Machine offers a universal edge prep solution. Designed to work with a variety of round tools (step drills, end mills, drills, reamers and other round tools), the MET-4 also offers versatility in terms of the abrasive options. Assembling the Nylon Brush While at first glance a nylon brush may not sound like the most effective brush to use, particularly when polishing the flutes of tools with an interpolated axis, we believe nylon brushes are uniquely suited for many edge prep tasks. Nylon brushes contain specific combinations of nylon and other abrasive materials. Production of the filaments likely includes a mix of nylon with abrasives and extruding the filaments from the mixture. This process…

Nylon Brushes for Edge Prep

Posted on April 18th, 2016

As a manufacturer using edge prep solutions, there’s a good chance that you’ve considered the topic of nylon brushes for edge prep. Depending if you’re looking to prep an edge for a drill bit, cutting tool, end mills, reamer, tap, carbide insure, gear hob, gear-shaped cutter or a spiral bevel stick blade, it’s reasonable to assume you’ve come across jobs that appear better suited to one kind of brush or another. The use of nylon abrasive brushes for their effective and economical results. Nylon brushes have the ability to create a controlled and specific edge prep on the edge of any cutting tool or instrument you choose to put to the task. When compared with blasting and drag finishing, nylon brushes are clearly superior. One reason for this is the ease of using a nylon brush at an angle. This…