SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: For exercise items 3 through 8, match the characteristics of
instrument sharpening technique statement in column A with one of the three instrument
sharpening techniques terms in column B. Write your responses in the spaces provided.
It is useful for curved or
It was invented by Dr. E. L.
It removes the least amount of metal.
It has the greatest control of the
A CarborundumTM stone is used in
A sandstone is used in this technique.
Which of the principles below should NOT be followed in sharpening instruments?
a. Use the plane of the surface being ground as a guide.
b. Use lubrication.
Reduce only the sharpened edge of the surface.
d. Avoid excessive pressure.
e. Sharpen instrument at first sign of dullness.