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sharpen

[′shär·pən]
(engineering)
To give a thin keen edge or a sharp acute point to.
(graphic arts)
To decrease the size of the dots on a screened halftone.
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They require grits tougher than the steel they are meant to sharpen, hence the boom in diamond and ceramic mediums.
As a retailer, it's important to identify your "go-to" knife sharpener supplier -- one who offers a broad array of quality electric and manual knife sharpeners from advanced tech sharpeners that allow you to restore and recreate the edges of both Asian and American/European-style knives, to models that allow you to sharpen steel with precision angle guides and strop all in one unit.
The CNC XPS-16 automatic CNC drill sharpener sharpens conical, four facet, standard split point and radius split points 90[degrees] to 150[degrees] with one touch.
It cools while it sharpens, so heat is dissipated by the sharpener instead of damaging the edge just sharpened.
Precision Selling sharpens the focus of the company's general marketing priorities by targeting specific customers and prospects--concentrating on those worthy of the time and precise attention that will follow.
EDI first sharpens the lip; then Praxair Surface Technologies in Indianapolis applies the tungsten carbide coating with a patented gun that "shoots" the coating at such high speed that it penetrates the steel.
New programmable Darex XPS-16 Drill Sharpener sharpens conical, four-facet, split-point and/or radius split point drills.
The $110 device, which will be rolled out to retailers later this year, holds the blade at the correct 20-degree angle and simultaneously sharpens both sides of the knife.
Many of our players' T-shirts carry a message: "Iron Sharpens Iron.
Sharpens to perfection, which is nothing less than you'd expect when paying this much money.
As the blade sharpens, it will just perceptibly begin to drag on the stone.
Sharpens your knife much faster than you'd expect, it's much easier to use than other sharpeners, and it polishes your knife to a smooth edge every time you use it.