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Metal Bond Mesh Diamond

FMD series metal bond mesh diamond is designed for metal bonded and electroplated tools and wheels.

Recommended applications include lapping and grinding of hard materials like glass, tungsten carbide, PCD, and PCBN.

FEPA US Mesh FMD-20 FMD-40 FMD-60 FMD-70 FMD-80 FMD-90
D39 400/500 X
D46 325/400
D54 270/325
D64 230/270
D76 200/230
D91 170/200
D107 140/170
D126 120/140
D151 100/120
D181 80/100
D213 70/80
D251 60/70

FMD-20

FMD-20
  • Irregularly shaped and sharp crystals ensure excellent particle retention
  • Effective where low cutting forces are required
  • Recommended for metal and electroplated bonds, grinding materials such as glass, ceramics, gemstones, and cast iron

FMD-40

FMD-40
  • Irregularly shaped and sharp crystals ensure excellent particle retention
  • Tougher than FMD-20
  • Effective where low cutting forces are required
  • Recommended for metal and electroplated bonds, grinding materials such as glass, ceramics, gemstones, and cast iron

FMD-60

FMD-60
  • Well-shaped, sharp crystals provide good particle retention
  • Moderate toughness
  • Recommended for metal and electroplated bonds, in applications such as flat glass grinding, glass chamfer grinding, and pencil edging

FMD-70

FMD-70
  • Very blocky, cubo-octahedral particles
  • High toughness and thermal resistance
  • Recommended for metal and electroplated bonds, in applications such as glass chamfer grinding, pencil edging, and tungsten carbide grinding

FMD-80

FMD-80
  • Well-shaped cubo-octahedral particles
  • Very high toughness and thermal stability
  • Recommended for drilling tools and grinding decorative glass, ceramics, granite, and cast iron

FMD-90

FMD-90
  • Best cubo-octahedral shape and lowest inclusion level
  • Superior toughness and thermal stability
  • Recommended for sawing and rough polishing of tough materials like granite, ceramics, and tungsten carbide