DMT Diamond Knife Sharpener W6EP Extra Fine
DMT Knife Sharpener, W6 Extra Fine Diamond Knife Sharpener.This DMT diamond coated knife sharpener features the DMT trademark distinctive hole break up pattern. They utilize 1200 grit Monocrystalline diamonds that are securely bonded in nickel, and then are electroplated onto the perforated stainless steel plate; all of which is supported by a lightweight fiberglass reinforced polycarbonate "beam style" base. This makes for an efficient lightweight knife sharpener.
Unlike a conventional knife sharpener, a DMT Sharpener stays perfectly flat for precise sharpening, won't develop grooves or hollows, and never needs dressing. They work perfectly well dry, but water may be used as a lubricant. Oil is not recommended.
A diamond knife sharpener is almost a requirement to cut and finish today's high-tech, high-chrome blade steels that can easily reach 60-62 Rockwell. If you have had a hard time sharpening stainless steel, and are currently using Arkansas or similar stones, switching to a diamond knife sharpener may solve your problem.
Features: 6" x 2" 1200 mesh diamond sharpening surface, and plastic storage box with non-skid feet. The base of the storage box can be easily bench mounted.
Use Extra Fine grit (Green) for final polishing of a knife edge after being sharpened on coarser stones.