Harmonic treatment gets micro-sharp edge

After 25 years of using heat to temper steel, I learned that heat only tempers the outer third of the steel.  This is why the sharpening of an edge doesn’t last as long with each sharpening.

Recently, I discovered a new way of tempering the steel all to its core, thus improving its edge by 300%. This method is the harmonic treatment and it is an innovative, patented metal treatment that uses sound waves to reach the steel’s core.

>>This harmonic treatment was featured in the January 2017 issue of Sharpeners Report . Click here to read the article! 

The microscopic fissures, gaps and cracks hidden in the surface of the steel causes the steel to underperform and wear at a faster rate. This harmonic treatment removes such defects, enhancing a shears performance and extending its life span by that 300%.

This steel treatment not only increases the life span of a shear; it also improves the cutting action by 2/3.  Using more cutting surface means sharper and easier cutting and means a longer-lasting edges.

Types of tools that would benefit from the harmonic treatment include, but are not limited to:

  • beautician shears,
  • surgical instruments,
  • cutting inserts,
  • end mills,
  •  dies,
  • drill bits,
  • Taps
  • and saw blades.

If a tool has to be re-sharpened or reground, then it’s a perfect candidate for the harmonic treatment

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The edge of before the harmonic treatment, magnified 100,000 times. You can see the jagged edge of the sharpened blade.

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The same edge after the harmonic treatment, magnified 100,000 times again. This edge is smooth and has a straight line.

For more information about the harmonic treatment, please contact me by calling 800-972-9223  or by emailing dkind93@gmail.com.

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