Shapton KUROMAKU is the world's first set of colour-coded sharpening stones, each colour representing a different grade of coarseness in the range. . These stones are Waterstones
These stones are designed to fit the Hapstone, Edge Pro, Jende JIGS, TSPROF sharpening systems where a 1x6 Inch stone with dove tail ends is used.
SHAPTON'S KUROMAKU RANGE IS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING GRITS:
#120 (White) Extremely Coarse Grit.
The White #120 is formulated for quick steel removal in stainless and powder metals and can easily set the working edge quickly.
#220 (Moss) Very Coarse Grit.
The Moss #220 is formulated for quick steel removal in stainless and powder metals.
#320 (Blue-Black) Coarse Grit.
The Blue-Black #320 is formulated for quick steel removal in stainless and powder metals, it is less aggressive than the 120 and 220 stones.
#1000 (Orange) Medium to Coarse Grit.
The Orange #1000 is a very popular intermediate stone and is great for moderate stock removal. This stone is good to use prior to polishing.
#1500 (Blue) Medium Grit.
The Blue #1500 is a slightly finer intermediate stone but It still has a reasonably fast stock removal rate yet still starts to polish the bevel.
#2000 (Green) Medium Grit.
The Green #2000 stone is a very popular finer intermediate stone and it still has a reasonably fast stock removal rate yet starts to polish the bevel.
#5000 (Wine) Fine Grit
The Wine #5000 stone is the first polishing stone. It can still remove some metal but is primarily a polishing stone. It is more dense than most other whetstones.
#8000 (Melon) Very Fine Grit
The Melon #8000 was originally designed for fine woodworking tools requiring an extremely fine edge. It will leave a light mirror finish. It is a fantastic polishing whetstone.
#12,000 (Yellow) Extra Fine Grit
The Yellow #12000 was originally designed for fine woodworking tools requiring an extremely fine edge. It will leave a bright mirror finish. It is a serious polishing whetstone.
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