double-cut [duhb-uh l-kuht] Examples adjective
- noting a file having parallel cutting ridges crisscrossing in two directions.
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Double-cut files are those having two courses of chisel cuts crossing each other.
The double-cut is applied to most of the files used by the machinist, and, in fact, to most of the larger number in general use.
The few files of this kind which are now made are usually blunt and double-cut.
The double-cut file presents sharp angles to the filed surface, and is better suited for hard metals.
The double-cut brilliant is the most common form at the present day.
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