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Advantages of Lapping

Lapping

Lapping is a free abrasive machining process. An abrasive compound in a slurry is applied to a lap (tool). The work part is placed on top of the lap and moved to cause cutting/material removal at a controlled rate. This produces finished components without introducing stresses and heat damage associated with other processes such as grinding. By comparison, fine grinding would be considered a roughing operation to be performed before lapping.

Lapping Offers These Advantages:

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