Artco Stones Alternative

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

Designation Artco Gesswein Comments
EDM Polishing EDM EDM Blue EDM Blue will cut a little faster but will leave same finish.
General Purpose
(Aluminum Oxide)
SPECIAL Diemaker Diemaker is very similar and leaves a softer finish.
General Purpose
(Silicon Carbide)
SILICON CARBIDE Moldmaker Moldmaker Plus and Moldmaker is very similar.
ROUGHOUT
Specialty Polishing YLS Oil Treated
ALOXITE Diemaker Diemaker will leave a finer finish.