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Ultrasharp, Diamond-Tipped Razor Blade Lasts Years, Not Weeks

Posted By Jasmin Malik Chua On August 17, 2010 @ 12:13 pm In Green Products | No Comments

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If diamonds are forever, it only stands to reason that a diamond-clad razor blade [2] will last far longer than conventional steel ones. The Diamaze PSD, a feat of German engineering, is composed of a tungsten carbide blade that is coated with a film of synthetic, industrial-grade diamonds. Sharpened to produce a cutting edge of only a few nanometers, the blade is said to last 1,000 times longer than regular blades, meaning it stays sharp for years, rather than weeks.


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[2] diamond-clad razor blade: http://www.ecouterre.com/21740/synthetic-diamonds-offer-key-to-razor-blades-that-last-years-not-weeks/

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