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abrasive tone

A sound that is grating, dissonant, or generally unpleasant to hear. I find that a lot of music has such an abrasive tone these days that I can't even bear to listen to it.
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In the test, the samples are fixed in the depth of abrasive about 70mm.
After the favourable realisation of a 2D-precision machining with the micro water abrasive injector fine jet also the more special application of drilling and cutting of brittle materials as silicon and glass was realized in a reliable and stable manner.
The system he has developed is called the WARD (Waterjet Abrasive Recycling Dispenser) that removes the sludge from an abrasive waterjet cutting tank; separates reusable abrasive from waste; washes and dries the larger abrasive, then screens it once more.
Conventional ceramic abrasive grains are irregular in shape, and work by "plowing" through metal, which can cause heat buildup, slower cutting and shorter life.
INTENDED AUDIENCE This report is intended for customers and suppliers of abrasive technologies and products, and others with a need to understand the status and dynamics of the market for these products.
According to the report, coated abrasives are extensively used in the transportation sector for finishing and grinding applications.
Closed coat abrasives are ideal for working on hard metals where clogging rarely occurs because swarf (metal debris) easily falls away from the abrasive.
Products such as heavyweight paper antistatic wide belts, lightweight paper discs, abrasive sponge products and non-woven surface finishing products are featured.
Those themes are abrasives and tooling technology; grinding; lapping, polishing, and honing; machine and automation; and other abrasive processes.
In addition, demand will benefit from a continued move to higher value products and the ongoing development of several newer abrasive markets, such as chemical mechanical planarization (CMP).
Abrasive products used for finishing metal and nonmetallic workpieces in the production plant are categorized into two main groups: bonded abrasives (usually grinding wheels) and coated abrasives (belts, discs, sheets, etc.
The distributor of the Waterjet abrasive recycling dispenser will recycle used abrasive in customer facilities.
A broad line of nonwoven cotton-reinforced abrasive products that grind and finish in one operation has been introduced by Rex-Cut Products, Fall River, MA.
Market for industrial abrasive product segments analyzed in this study includes Non-Metallic and Metallic abrasives.