Norton Diamond Lapping Compound
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Norton Diamond Lapping Compound

Norton Diamond Lapping Compounds are engineered to meet all OSHA and EPA safety requirements, these oil-soluble diamond lapping compounds produce high finishes and tight final tolerances.

Used after a sharpening sequence, diamond compound contains diamond particles suspended in oil to provide a highly polished and reflective finish on the backface of tools. Use on a cast iron plate, hard maple board, MDF board or leather strop.

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  • Micrograded synthetic diamond powders uniformly sized and distributed in a liquid vehicle
  • Pre-engineered diamond concentrations, color-coded to industry standards
  • Easy to use 5 or 18 gram plastic syringes


Item Number  Color  Grade  Micron Size  Syringe Size  Application 
NOT-91123  Grey  1/4  0-1/2  5 Gram  High Mirror Finish 
NOT-91133  Ivory  0-2  5 Gram  Very Fine Finish 
NOT-91134  Ivory  0-2  18 Gram  Very Fine Finish 
NOT-91138  Yellow  2-4  5 Gram  Fine Finish 
NOT-91139  Yellow  2-4  18 Gram  Fine Finish 
NOT-91143  Orange  4-8  5 Gram  Highly Polished 
NOT-91148  Green  8-12  5 Gram  Polished 
NOT-91149  Green  8-12  18 Gram  Polished 
NOT-91153  Blue  15  12-22  5 Gram  Light Cut 
NOT-91154  Blue  15  12-22  18 Gram  Light Cut 
NOT-91158  Red  30  22-36  5 Gram  Medium Cut 
NOT-91163  Brown  45  35-54  5 Gram  Fast Cut 
NOT-91164  Brown  45  35-54  18 Gram  Fast Cut 

Typical Applications

  • Polishing for final dimensions of molds and dies
  • Charging lapping plates and discs
  • Tool polishing
  • Honing fine edges of high-end woodworking tools
  • Lapping seals
  • Turbo charger for benchstones to speed up the cut rate and improve the finish

Diamond lapping compound can be used to "turbo charge" oil stones. Use a Grade 9 with medium India stones and Grade 3 with Norton Hard Translucent Arkansas stones to improve the cut rate and finish on tough/hard steel. Grade 1 used on a piece of hard maple or MDF will provide a highly polished finish.

BRAND: Norton
Material: Diamond
Type: Tool Sharpening
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