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Great for polishing flat surfaces of rocks, slabs, geodes, nodules,|
petrified wood, and flat surfaces of fabicated products.
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Takes all the work out of lapping. Just load, start & walk away.
Covingtopn vibrating laps are designed to abrade and polish automatically. The inertia of the heavy rock slab holds it relatively still while the lap pan vibrates underneath. This action replaces the circular rotation used by conventional lapping machines. This machine has a grooved pan for fast cutting, a bumper ring to prevent damage to the slabs. A polish pad insert into the grooved pan allows workpiece to be polished in the same pan. One thumb screw releases pan for easy cleaning. Comes complete with 110v, 60hz motor, polishing pad, bumper ring, grooved pan, instructions and guarantee.
Comes complete with 110V, 60 HZ motor, polish pad, bumper ring, instructions and guarantee.
10" 16 lbs.; 12" 25 lbs.; 16" 35 lbs.
Available Grit Kit add $13.95
Contains: 1 lb. each of 80, 120/220, 400 silicon carbide grit.
Extra Polish Pads:
10" $7.25; 12" $8.85; 16" $12.50
Extra Vibrating Lap Pans:
10" $79.50; 12" $105.25; 16" $155.00
Extra Bumper Rings:
10" $7.25; 12" $8.30; 16" $9.35
Retail Price $345.00
Sale price $325.95
Retail Price $395.00
Sale price $375.25
Retail Price $495.00
Sale price $455.65
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This rugged and proven vibrating lap produces precision ground and polished surfaces on slabs, geodes, bookends, and clock faces. Included are two separate cast aluminum lap pans; one for grinding operations and the other for polishing. It has a rubber supported oscillating platform driven at 1600 plus vibrations per minute for optimum lapping conditions. It also has a continuous duty fan cooled motor, and cushioned adjustable feet for years of quite, trouble-free operation. A heavy welded steel frame encloses all working parts. Shipping weight 38 lbs.
Extra 15" polishing pans are $124.95 each
Extra 15" grinding pans are $108.60 each
For producing flat surfaces easily there`s nothing like an oscillating lap! Our redesigned laps use a precision shaft-driven offset that produces a true orbital action of over 1300 cycles per minute. Get flat, smooth surfaces on geodes, bookends and slabs quickly and quietly, without the bounce and splash of ordinary vibrating laps. Our innovative elastomer support system eliminates all of the old-fashioned lap parts - no more springs, balls or cables! The heavy gauge welded steel frame provides great stability and won`t walk around on the floor or bench. Includes cast aluminum grind and polish pans. Comes with heavy-duty bearings & easy to level adjustable feet. Shipping weight 88 lbs.
Extra 15" polishing Pads are $16.95 each (Ship wt. 1 lb.)
Extra 15" polishing pans with a Pad are $124.95 each (Ship wt. 6 lbs.)
Extra 15" grinding pans are $118.60 each (Ship wt. 6 lbs.)
Double Deck Lap
Lap was formerly
An exclusive feature is the new DOUBLE DECK pan set up.
The two pans and the special brackets are made from non-rusting aluminum castings.
Each machine provides rapid grinding and polishing in circular motion without damaging the slabbed edges.
It comes complete with the bracket kit and two pans;
one for rough grinding and one with a pad for polishing.
The heavy duty ball bearing 1/8 HP motor will allow many years of continuous trouble-free usage.
Shipping weight 53 lbs.
Extra 18" polishing pans are $260.00 each (12 lbs)
Extra 18" grinding pans are $260.00 each (12 lbs)
Extra Polish Pads are $25.95 each (2 lbs)
Replacement Brackets (Set of 4) are $90.00 each set (2 lbs)
Rubber Ball $5.75 (1/2 lb)
Spring $12.25 (1/2 lb)
Spider $130.00 (7 lbs)
Counterweight $27.00 (1/2 lb)
110v Motor, cord, and switch $260.00 (8 lbs)
Transformer $80.00 (1 lb)
Sale Price $1199.95
No longer available
|This rugged and proven vibrating lap produces precision ground and polished surfaces on slabs, geodes, bookends, and clock faces.
Included are two separate cast aluminum lap pans; one for grinding operations and the other for polishing.
It has a rubber supported oscillating platform driven at 1600 plus vibrations per minute for optimum lapping conditions.
It also has a continuous duty fan cooled motor, and cushioned adjustable feet for years of quite, trouble-free operation.
A heavy welded steel frame encloses all working parts.
Shipping weight 62 lbs.
Extra 20" polishing pans are $196.95 each
Extra 20" grinding pans are $190.50 each
For producing flat surfaces easily there`s nothing like an oscillating lap! Our redesigned laps use a precision shaft-driven offset that produces a true orbital action of over 1300 cycles per minute. Get flat, smooth surfaces on geodes, bookends and slabs quickly and quietly, without the bounce and splash of ordinary vibrating laps. Our innovative elastomer support system eliminates all of the old-fashioned lap parts - no more springs, balls or cables! The heavy gauge welded steel frame provides great stability and won`t walk around on the floor or bench. Includes cast aluminum grind and polish pans. Comes with heavy-duty bearings & easy to level adjustable feet. Shipping weight 106 lbs.
Extra 20" polishing Pads are $21.95 each (Ship wt. 2 lb.)
Extra 20" polishing pans with a Pad are $199.95 each (Ship wt. 13 lbs.)
Extra 20" grinding pans are $197.60 each (Ship wt. 13 lbs.)
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These Rociprolap machines are a precision built machine designed to eliminate the labor-intensive work of lapping and polishing. This machine operates as its name implies, the lap plate revolves slowly and reciprocates 575 times per minute simultaneously. It is balanced and does not need to be bolted down. Extremely quiet in operation and built to industrial standards, all cast iron and steel construction. Extremely flat surface that also has 3/16” x 1/2” pockets to maintain fresh grit and lubrication reservoirs. The Rociprolap will lap stone, glass, wood, metal or any material which must be ground flat. Sold complete with splash guard, bumper ring, 1/3 HP motor, one set of 12 nylon ball bearings, one set of 6 steel discs, and a complete set of instructions. 1 year guarantee (excludes nylon thrust bearings and steel discs).
20” Rociprolap; Box size 26”x26”x18” Ship Wt. 245 lbs.
24” Rociprolap; Box size 26”x26”x18” Ship Wt. 295 lbs.
30” Rociprolap; Box 1 Size 26”x26”x20” Ship Wt. 245 lbs. (2 boxes)
30” Rociprolap; Box 2 Size 34”x34”x5” Ship Wt. 185 lbs.
36” Rociprolap; Box 1 Size 26”x26”x20” Ship Wt. 265 lbs. (2 boxes)
36” Rociprolap; Box 2 Size 40”x40”x9” Ship Wt. 245 lbs.
Add $50.00 for 220v Models
Ships Freight Collect, email for Quote!
A $ 80.00 Crating Fee from DNS on 20" & 24" Models will be added to freight.
A $ 160.00 Crating Fee from DNS on 30" & 36" Models will be added to freight.
A $ 40.00 Crating Fee from DNS on Extra Plates will be added to freight.
For additional costs, We can also provide additional plates, bearings, supports, and polish pads
These heavy-duty laps can accommodate a number of specimens at the same time.
Each machine provides rapid grinding and polishing in circular oscillating motion without damaging the slabbed edges.
The tempered aluminum lap plates are V-grooved in a criss-cross square-grid pattern. This permits abrasive particles to circulate between the lap plate and the piece being worked. The abrasive is being continually crushed to a smaller size while performing its grinding or polishing action. The breaking down of the particles reduces the number of grit sizes needed.
After the bottom side of the workpiece is ground flat to a satin smooth surface, the lap plate can be turned over to the other side on which a polishing pad is cemented. The Workpiece can be put on the pad along with a polishing compound to produce a fine mirror-like finish.
Comes complete with a 1/3 HP 110V 60Hz Motor, one medium Lapmate, polish pad, and galvanized circle.
(Export Models come with a 1/3 HP 220V 50Hz Motor)
Allow 3 to 4 weeks for delivery within continental USA
Replacement or extra plates, pads, and circles available--Email for prices.
Sale Price $1895.00
Sale Price $2195.95
These adjustable lead weights hold slabs of almost any shape for vibratory lapping. They have independent adjustable retaining pins to hold a slab in place. Lapping time is reduced considerably because the surface is evenly lapped. The "lapmate" can be left unattended once it is adjusted to proper fit and secured tight.
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