What makes the Lap-Sharp® stand above other sharpening systems?
The Lap-Sharp®is manufactured in the USA with all high quality USA-manufactured components, to provide a long lasting and durable machine. The direct drive gear motor (for slow speed) has a hardened steel shaft that uses needle bearings, to support the significant load produced when pushing a tool at the outer edge of the eight-inch discs. The motor is temperature protected against damage and is reversible in rotation. It is designed for either 115 volt or 230 volt, 50Hz or 60Hz operation. The housing is cast aluminum with precision machined surfaces, not plastic; this provides a strong and durable structure for the machine components. The disc plates are manufactured to maintain their flatness, rather than by less-expensive methods that could cause distortion of the discs. The discs are anodized in different colors for ease in identifying the abrasive grits. Either side of these color coded discs can be used for mounting the PSA abrasives. The basic machine includes four interchangeab