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Each file configuration calls for a different type of file. There is more to file selection than shape alone. Please read below for more information.
Precision files, for exacting work, especially under magnification. Made of the highest quality steel, machined and finished for precision shape, accuracy and balance. File set is-1/2" long, has cut portion of 2-1/2". Set contains, half round, round, three square, square, hand and warding files. Aslo comes with convenient vinyl storage pouch and rubber coated plastic handles.
Excellent for shaping waxes and other materials, such as wood and plastic. Wide-tooth style does not clog easily as conventional file. Overall length 5-1/2" (14 cm).
Tapered in width and thickness, coming to a point. Only flat side is cut, providing safe edge and top Double cut. Width 18.3mm, Thickness 4.0mm
Tapered in width and gradually tapered in thickness. Used in filling junctions between a flat and curved surface. Useful in developing slots with rounded edges. Double cut top and bottom - Both edges are single cut. Width 10.3mm, Thickness 3.6mm
Half-round on two sides, with one side having a larger radius than the other. Tapered in width and thickness. Cut and usable to the point. Used primarily for filing interior curved surfaces. The double radius makes possible the filing at the junction of two curved surfaces or a straight and a curved surface. Double cut on both sides. Width 15.1mm, Thickness 4.5mm
Parallel in width and thickness. Used primarily for filing slots and corners. Double cut top and bottom - Both edges are single cut. Width 12.7mm, Thickness 2.8mm
Tapered in width and thickness, coming to a point. Double cut on both sides. Width 15.1mm, Thickness 4.8mm
Parallel in width and tapered in thickness. Double cut top and bottom - One edge single cut - One edge is safe. Width 19.1mm, Thickness 4.0mm
Tapered in width and thickness, with knife edge having the same thickness from point to shoulder. The included angle of the sharp edge is approximately 10 degrees. Generally used to file in a slot or wedge shaped opening. Curved knife edge allows for easily filing in restricted areas. Double cut on both side - Top edge is safe - Kniife is single cut. Width 18.3mm, Thickness 4.0mm
Unbreakable plastic, with textured surface for a non-slip grip. Specially shaped to fit the hand for working comfort even over long periods. Hole at top permits convenient hang-up storage. Tang- gripping insert is tempered metal, with two threaded sections of different diameters. This assures proper alignment and positive hold for files, and also allows handle to be reused. Simply unscrew the file in use and insert a new one. Refer to separate charts below for Swiss Precision, American Pattern Files.
File Card. Steel wire bristles mounted on a wooden handle. For cleaning particles caught in teeth of files. Measures approximately 8" overall length.