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Bur Data

Operating Guidelines

  • Avoid using so much pressure that grinder speed is reduced.
  • Maximize the area of contact with the workpiece to improve finish.
  • Avoid contact between workpiece and the shank of a bur.
  • Replace dull burs with a new or resharpened tool before it becomes damaged.
  • Periodically dipping the bur in a wax is a common method to improve performance.
  • For long shanks burs, make sure bur is engaged with workpiece before spinning to avoid bending the shank.
  • Check die grinder air pressure, fittings, and seals often to ensure maximum power and RPM.
  • Correct speeds are vital to achieve desired finish and removal rates.  Refer to Bur Speeds & Usage data in this technical section