lapping


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Synonyms for lapping

covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

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The premise behind lapping is to dress smoothly the bore metal surfaces to a high degree of refinement and accuracy, thereby allowing a more uniform bullet passage up the bore.
The better bores may only require a prescribed shoot/clean regimen, and others some form of lapping or dressing.
Last week, an unnamed hard-drive maker collaborating with Ventana completed the first tests of the new lapping fluid on production equipment.
Pace, a supplier of conventional lapping fluids, expects to market the tea-based slurry.
The Brownells ring lap comes with lapping compound.
Eventually you will see the compound turning grayish, indicating the lapping action is removing some material from the rings.
Lapping takes place when abrasive grain in a liquid vehicle (often known as a slurry) is guided across the surface to be lapped and backed by a lapping plate.