|Strength||Shape||Colour||Application by bond system|
|CBN R2||Friable||Regular||Black||Resin bonded tools|
|CBN G3||Semi friable||Regular||Amber||Electroplated and resin bonded tools|
|CBN M6||Strong||Blocky||Black||Metal bonded tools and hones|
|CBN K8||Strong||Angular, sharp||Dark amber||Vitrified / ceramic and resin bonds|
|CBN GST5||High strength||Blocky, uniform||Amber||Electroplated tools|
|CBN GPR7||Highest strength||Angular, sharp||Amber||Electroplated tools|
cBNMesh is available from 50/60 to 325/400 mesh and selected products are available with nickel cladding up to 60% by weight. Additionally, the cBN abrasive can have a titanium “flash” coating to enhance the bonding of the nickel to the cBN.It is used in grinding wheels for a myriad of applications: high stock removal OD abrasive machining of cast irons and hardened steels, profile grinding of inconel, surface finishing of tool steels, fluting operations in the tool and cutter industry and sharpening of steel cutters.