Abrasive

Science / Chemistry / Abrasive: A very hard, brittle, heat-resistant substance that is used to grind the edges or rough surfaces of an object. boron carbide, diamond, and corundum are abrasives.

Abrasive Wheels

Business / Machine Shop / Abrasive Wheels: Wheels of a hard abrasive, such as Carborundum used for grinding. MORE

Lap

Business / Construction / Lap: To cover the surface of one shingle or roll with another. MORE

Emery

Business / Machine Shop / Emery: A natural abrasive used for grinding or polishing. It is being largely replaced by artificial abrasives. MORE

Magnesium Oxide Crystals

Health / Vitamins / Magnesium Oxide Crystals: Chemical compound with crystalline structure used in abrasive treatments of the skin for dead skin cells removal and wrinkle removal and rejuvenation, unlike aluminum oxide crystals, magnesium oxide i MORE

Glycolic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Glycolic Acid: Also known as hydroxyacetic acid, substance with exfoliating properties, used in cosmetic abrasive procedures for dead skin removal and rejuvenation in concentrations of 20%-80% or in at-home kits in MORE

Honing

Business / Machine Shop / Honing: The process of finishing ground surfaces to a high degree of accuracy and smoothness with abrasive blocks applied to the surface under a light controlled pressure and with a combination of rotary and MORE

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