Hufriedy Diamond Sharpening Es

Hu-Friedy unveils Diamond Sharpening Cards

March 20, 2014
Sharpening product provides a new alternative to sharpening stones.

CHICAGO, Illinois--Hu-Friedy, a leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments, has introduced Diamond Sharpening Cards to the company's portfolio of dental instrument sharpening products.

A new innovation in instrument sharpening, the stainless steel Diamond Sharpening Cards offer a unique alternative to standard sharpening stones.

Diamond Sharpening Cards are coated on one side with a continuous surface of small industrial diamonds for hardness. The flat, hard stainless steel surface of the card will not easily groove or ditch over time.

About the size of a credit card, the Diamond Sharpening Cards will readily fit into instrument cassettes and sterilization pouches so clinicians can have a sharpening card readily available with each procedural set up.

Available in extra fine, fine and medium grits, the Diamond Sharpening Cards are used with the same sharpening techniques as traditional sharpening stones. No oil is necessary for lubrication during sharpening procedures since the cards can be used dry or--if preferred--with water.

“Sharpening is an important component of the care and maintenance of dental instruments. As leaders in hand instrumentation, Hu-Friedy is committed to supporting our customers with products that assist them in keeping our instruments in top working condition,” said Ken Serota, president of Hu-Friedy.

“The first of their kind in dentistry, our new Diamond Sharpening Cards are a convenient, long-lasting solution for sharpening that we believe our customers will be excited to try.”

In addition to the Diamond Sharpening Cards, Hu-Friedy offers a range of Arkansas, India, and ceramic sharpening stones, as well as the automated Sidekick Sharpener. Hu-Friedy also offers technical support and continuing education on sharpening for customers.

For more information, call (800) HU-FRIEDY or visit

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