GRS® introduces the C-Max gravers: gravers made with a special tungsten carbide alloy that delivers a unique combination of hardness and durability for hand-engraving and stone-setting tasks. Engravers now can enjoy the toughness of carbide without the frustration of too-easy breakage and too-often resharpening. This burin graver is especially ideal for intaglio print-making.
• The top front of the graver features two ground reference surfaces forming a 90° square edge. This provides a clamping surface for resharpening using most GRS® sharpening fixtures.
• Behind the 35° front graver face is a relief face sharpened at 15°. The sides are thinned by grinding a 2.5° relief surface on both sides that is approximately 0.6" (15mm) long.
• Heel construction includes two flat ground surfaces approximately 0.25" (6mm) long at 12° elevation angle forming a 100° included V-point. This creates a slightly wider point than a traditional square graver.