What is a Silicon Carbide Stone?

Sharp Pebble Green Silicon Carbide 400/1000 Grit Whetstone

If you have not been sharpening blades for a long time, then, probably you’re not aware what a carborundum stone is. Nowadays, these stones are not popularly referred to carborundum anymore but are known as silicon carbide stones.

Silicon carbide, whose formula is SiC, is a compound that entails carbon and silicon. Sharp Pebble 400/1000 grit whetstone is the most popular silicon carbide stone that we stock. 400/1000 grit whetstone is ideal for repairing damaged blade edges or sharpening tools.

Regarding color, Silicon Carbide stones exhibit as green or gray/black. Sharp Pebble 400/1000 Grit sharpening stone is made from green silicon carbide. Usually, silicon carbide stones are used to sharpen knives made from hard stainless steel as it cuts aggressively. If you are a knife owner searching for a Silicon Carbide stone, grab one from our stock.

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