Gesswein Equivalents to Boride Stones & Meusburger Stones

Recommended stone equivalents for use on most common tool steels. Results may vary depending on hardness of steel.

DesignationBorideMeusburgerGessweinComments
EDM Polishing AM-8 V76104 EDM Blue EDM Blue will cut a little faster but will leave same finish.
AS-9   DRY STONE New stone in development from Gesswein
Orange EDM V76124 EDM EDM works very similar. Premium White can be used too.
Gold   Diemaker Diemaker works very similar. Premium White can be used too.
General Purpose
(Aluminum Oxide)
AM-2 V76128 Diemaker Diemaker is very similar and leaves a softer finish.
Die Stone  
AS-H  
AM-K V76126 Oil Treated Oil Treated is similar. Premium White can also be used.
General Purpose
(Silicon Carbide)
CS   Moldmaker Moldmaker Plus and Moldmaker is very similar.
CS-M V76184
CS-HD V76182
Specialty Polishing RASP   Oil Treated Oil Treated is best match.
PC V76154 Diemaker Diemaker cuts as fast but leaves a softer finish.
AO V76130 Oil Treated  
T2   General Purpose General Purpose is similar with a faster
breakdown.
T4 V76152 MMP Works well on aluminum and soft metals.
AB   RA  
TH   General Purpose General Purpose is a very close match.
900-F   Diemaker Diemaker will leave a finer finish.
Golden Star V76110 General Purpose