Blogs and Articles for Precision Lapping
Case studies on lapping shims.
We can help with any lapping problems you have. View this article for basic problems and solutions...
Free lapping machine health check and lapping process optimisation visit to make sure you are getting the best possible performance and results...
Gear faces and aerospace fuel and hydraulic systems will typically need very good flatness and surface finish on faces that have integral shafts...
Case study on Lapping and Polishing Brass
Kemet Diamond Lapping machines are ideally suited for lapping and repairing safety valves...
Case study on Lapping and Polishing Steel
These surfaces would normally require labour intensive hand lapping by a skilled operative, but the market...
Medical Implants are currently in great demand with manufacturers being asked for ever higher standards of surface finish and profile accuracy...
Case study on Lapping and Polishing Ceramic
Case study on lapping, polishing and cleaning Graphite
Case study on lapping and polishing stainless steel components.
Case study on polishing cobalt to a mirror finish.
Case study on lapping and polishing titanium components.
Best process for polishing Carbon, Tungsten Carbide and Silicon Carbide...
Kemet have spent many years developing, perfecting and automating Precision Surface Finishing Processes, specifically for the Medical Industry...
The NEW Match Lapping Machine for convex and concave hydraulic pump barrels, swash plates & many other parts.
Case study on lapping valve body and valve top plate.
Technical article on hand lapping valves
Many jewellery products are lapped and polished using Kemet Systems, the most common applications are when brass is used as the base material.
Kemet have been supplying gate lapping expertise for over 40 years. They are widely used within the oil and gas sectors to control the flow of fluids and gases.
A General Guide to which Kemet Lapping Plate and Abrasive to select to lap or polish a given material.
Interpretation of interference band patterns is fairly simple, read this article to find out more.
To lap a ceramic cylinder to a polish finish, using no oil based products.
Techniques for hand lapping a wide range of hard and soft materials, including ceramic, tungsten carbide, stellite, hard and soft steel, silicon nitride, brass, etc.
Work holding is one of the most important factors when carrying out a lapping operation.
Kemet Diamond Flat Lapping Systems are widely used throughout the aircraft and aerospace industries
Problems regarding 'Orange Peel' and how to rectify.
Better plate than ever.
The Lapping and Polishing of Tungsten Carbide and Diamond Wire Drawing Dies.
The use of Single Crystal Sapphire, as a high quality original opto-mechatronic material in the information age...
The oil and gas industries have been through a tough time over the last 12 months dealing with the dramatic fall in production revenues...
Component designers are increasingly demanding lapped surfaces on the parts they create...
Operating at the forefront of orthopaedic implant polishing technology for over 15 years, Kemet International Ltd has transformed...
Comparision between clover lapping compound and Kemet lapping compound.
The lapping of each part requires a similar lapping process, but a different technique.
Technical guide on calibrating a flatness gauge
Maintenance procedures on keeping lapping plates flat
Technical article on lapping Mechanical Seal Faces. Kemet Lapping Systems are used in both manufacturing and reconditioning processes...
Technical article on measuring flatness
Generating shoulder flatness of better than 0.001mm
Introducing our new product to keep optical flats in great condition. Taking special care of these will ensure accuracy and long service
Reduced polishing costs by over 60%