TOOLS FOR FRETS
Of great popularity among manufacturers of musical instruments
in various countries
are special devices of SINTOMS intended for frets mounting:
- tang nippers
- fret benders
Cutters are used to cut slots in a fingerboard for mounting of
frets. The cutters make
slots straight, without chipping, cracks or fluffiness. As a
rule, the consumers of the
SINTOMS frets prefer to use the SINTOMS cutters to mount frets.
Cutters are made to standard sizes for different models of
- Cutter outer diameter: 80 mm
- Inner standard diameters: 25; 28; 30; 32; 40 mm
(Cutters of other inner diameters may be manufactured under
- Tooth thickness: 0.43; 0.52 mm
(Cutters of other tooth thickness may be manufactured under
- Cutter thickness: 1.8 mm
of high manufacturing accuracy (± 0.02 mm) and of increased
to wear. They are made of special tool steel and fit for
As to the
experience of the application of cutters at factories with 4 to
fretboard instruments monthly output, the cutters can operate
for a year without regrinding.
delivered in sets of 22 or 24 pieces. Also may be delivered by
Tang nippers provide a very clean L-shape cut at the fret tang
Frets with suchwise nipped tang butt-ends provide for
opportunity of decorative filling
of the slots on a fingerboard (plastic lining fitted at the
Nippers are a versatile tool. They can be used for tangs of
frets of different models.
feature of nippers is that they can cut frets made of stainless
Fret bender is
applied to transform a straight fret length of factory delivery
an arc-shaped one.
Fret bender allows an adjustable radius of bend.
Fret bender provides for opportunity to bend frets of different
various tang width.
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