What Does Knurling Mean?
Knurling is the metal modification process of creating small ridges along a metal object's surface to improve the ease with which such an object can be physically handled, lifted or gripped.
Knurling may refer to the process of modification and/or the machine attachment component that is used to create groves along a substrate's surface.
Corrosionpedia Explains Knurling
Knurlings (in terms of machine parts) typically have the following characteristics:
- Durable finish standards
- Optimally finished
- Resistant to corrosion
Methods exist to mold a substrate with the knurled workpiece to impart the inverse of the knurl pattern onto the surface. The important components of this activity include: a molded object, a method of forming a structured abrasive object and an abrasive surface.