Lubrication is necessary for a smooth running condition between the lap plate and conditioning rings and to help evenly disperse the abrasive product on the lap plate. Lapping vehicle used with any abrasive powder should be properly matched in order to give the best cutting action possible, maintain even dispersion of abrasive throughout the lapping surface, and produce uniform finishes. The proper lapping vehicle in conjunction with a the right abrasive will reduce lapping time and reduce the amount of slurry needed to complete the job.
Lapmaster Wolters offers a variety of oil and water base vehicles in various viscosities to cover almost all precision surfacing requirements. All vehicles are available in 5 and 25 Ltr containers, some in 205 Ltr containers