CITCO turnable diamond dressing tools

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CITCO Turnable Dressing Tools-FIVES

The CITCO turnable dressing tool is a unique and versatile diamond dresser used on a variety of machines applications such as; surface grinding, O.D./I.D. grinding, and centerless grinding. The most common applications are straight face dressing, external radii, and large internal radii of an abrasive wheel. The CITCO turnable dressing tool is also designed to be easily and economically retrofitted to a variety new or existing grinding machines. 
The CITCO turnable dressing tool utilizes a hardened steel shank which remains rigid during indexing. This eliminates vibration to ensure more precise wheel dressing and improved workpiece quality.


— Lower cost-per-piece, when compared to straight shanked tools for the same application
— Easy rotation thanks to the turnable head, resulting in up to 7x straight shank life when indexed properly
— Improved workpiece quality due to frequent turning of the dressing tool,  keeping the diamond(s) sharp
— Reduction in dressing tool inventory, since a variety of  operations are performed with one size/ style of  tool
— Total cost-per-part is reduction is possible, with less downtime for dressing and tool changes
— Resetting affords maximum economy in the use of diamonds


— Relap
— Reset
— Recycle used or scrap diamonds


0 = .10 Ct.



4 = .50 Ct. 


00 = .15 Ct.



5 = .75 Ct. 


1 = .20 Ct.



6 = 1.00 Ct. 


2 = .25 Ct.



7 = 1.50 Ct.


3 = .33 Ct. 



8 = 2.00 Ct. 

  • S = Select, 4-6 points

  • A = 3-4 points

  • B = 2-3 points

  • C = 1-2 points

  • TRP = 1 point


1 = To print



5 = 5/16"


2 = 1/8"



6 = 3/8"


3 = 3/16"



7 = 7/16"


4 = 1/4"



8 = 1/2"


  • R = 60°

  • U = 75°

  • W = 90°

  • Y = 110°

  • Z = 120°

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