Glardon Vallorbe Swiss Checkering Precision Files

Checkering files are parallel in width and gently tapered in thickness. Over cut is parallel to file edges and uncut is 90 degree to over cut. Checkering files are used for putting serrations on knife edges and to obtain a checkered design similar to a gun hand grip. Measurements given are at thickest point. Checkering files have different teeth or lines per square inch standards than ordinary precision files. Below is a listing of cuts and lines per square inch (LPSI) in black and lines per square centimeter (LPSC) in red for both the 6" Hand Checkering files and 6" Pillar Checkering files:
  • Cut 00 LPSI :20 LPSC:8
  • Cut 0 LPSI: 30 LPSC:12
  • Cut 1 LPSI: 40 LPSC:16
  • Cut 2 LPSI: 50 LPSC:20

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