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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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Sak Abrasives Inc said there is considerable value in a Made in USA brand and the company's vision is to allow customers across the globe the choice of products manufactured in different geographies with varying price/quality.
They include the system pressure, nozzle diameter, abrasive supply rate, standoff distance, the frequency and amplitude of ultrasonic vibration, and the property of abrasive.
Master Abrasives offers a comprehensive range of vitrified precision internal grinding wheels.
Specifically, most of the leaders had little or no awareness of the nature and impact of their abrasive behaviors.
"In the abrasives business, everything is customised, and for that a thorough understanding of the local market is vital."
Despite the progress, more understanding of the interaction of cavitation bubbles with abrasive particles and characteristics of surface produced could be investigated.
"We were buying more abrasive than we should, but we didn't know how big the problem was or where.
Rex-Cut Type 1 Wheels for pipe thread maintenance feature multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fabric and aluminum oxide abrasives pressed and bonded together with a soft bond and are ideally suited for removing rust and corrosion from pipe threads.
The type and intensity of abrasive wear depends on abrasive mass (particle size, form, composition, hardness, dampness) and the wearing surface properties (composition, hardness), and also the abrasive particle and surface hardness ratio [3].
The proposed merger brings together the only two manufacturers of heavy-weight abrasive paper backings in the European Economic Area (EEA), and the two leading players in the global market with a market share of over 80%.
The system takes sludge abrasive generally collected and disposed of from tank; separates only good, reusable abrasive; and dries it.
Existing PFERD distributors not already authorized to purchase Superior Abrasives will not have automatic access to the Superior line.
Ni-Co/SiC nanostructured coatings have found many applications in various industries due to their high toughness and abrasive resistance, and also due to the fact that they do not poison plating baths.
Ceramic abrasive grains used in conventional sanding solutions are irregular, block-shaped, and tend to "plow" through surfaces, rather than cut.