wire comb

wire comb

[¦wīr ¦kōm]
(engineering)
A tool for roughening a base coat of plaster in order to improve bonding of the next coat. Also known as wire scratcher.

wire comb, wire scratcher

A tool for scratching a plaster base coat in order to improve the bond of the next coat.
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The volume is bound with wire comb so that it can lay flat on the biologist's bench or table.
Keep your paint brushes soft If your paint brushes have hardened, simmer in full-strength vinegar and remove the softened paint with a wire comb or brush.
Additional Graph Expo success stories include strong interest in the Stahl TD 78 automated folder and the introduction of Heidelberg's Probinder, an innovative new finishing system for double-loop wire comb binding that makes books-on-demand a reality by producing the optimized size wire binding from a single wire for each individual book.