Lapping for near perfect flatness

Rose, Steve
December 2001
T & P: Tooling & Production;Dec2001, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p12
Trade Publication
Provides information on the lapping process performed to produce flat surfaces. Requirements for a flat surface; Use of an automatic lapping machine from LAPMASTER; Techniques for measuring flatness.


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