Needle Files

A needle file is a small tool that is used for shaping, smoothing and finishing metal, wood, plastic, ceramic, glass, stone or polymer clay. They come in different profiles: Round, Half Round, Barrette, Pillar (Flat), Warding, Knife, Crossing, Square, Oval, Slitting, Crochet and Three Square (Triangle).

Needle files consist of cutting teeth. The cut is indicated on a scale ranging from 00 that is the coarsest, to 6 that is the finest. Each cut has a certain number of teeth per square centimetre.

Where are Needle Files used?

Consider using a needle file when you are designing, smoothing and finishing work on soft materials, wood, ceramic, plastic, glass or stone. Needle files are essentials when you need to carry out detailed and intricate work.

  • Smooth the edges of ceramic tiles and porcelain work
  • Shaping metal, wood or stone
  • Engraving details into materials
  • Smooth out scratches and tool marks on the metal
  • Reshape cut metal

Who are Needle Files for?

  • Anglers
  • Woodworkers
  • Metalworkers
  • Jewellers
  • Micro Engineers
  • Watchmakers

How to use a Needle File?

They need to be used in push action and in one direction. It is important that you follow this routine to achieve the desired results. A common mistake is to use then in sawing action, back and forth. This way the teeth of the file will round off and dull quickly, therefore, making the file unusable.

How do you clean Needle Files?

  • Keep them dry
  • Use them in one direction only
  • When the teeth become clogged use a dry toothbrush to clean them off
  • Make sure you do not drop them
  • Do not put excess strain on them

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RS-artikelnummer 541-6905
VarumärkeRS PRO
14,682 kr
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Flat 146mm HCS -
RS-artikelnummer 541-6911
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14,682 kr
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Hand 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 541-7009
VarumärkeRS PRO
13,436 kr
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Barrette 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 541-6983
VarumärkeRS PRO
12,39 kr
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Square 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 541-6955
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14,682 kr
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Round 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 541-6977
VarumärkeRS PRO
9,40 kr
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Knife 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 541-6949
VarumärkeRS PRO
14,682 kr
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Three Square 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 146-7348
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15,20 kr
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Barrette 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7353
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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Three Square 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7311
VarumärkeRS PRO
107,95 kr
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Flat, Half Round, Knife, Round, Square, Three Square 160mm - Diamond
RS-artikelnummer 146-7350
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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Flat 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 541-6933
VarumärkeRS PRO
12,39 kr
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Half Round 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 146-7309
VarumärkeRS PRO
135,56 kr
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- 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7346
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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Half Round 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7352
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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Round 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7351
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15,20 kr
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Knife 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7310
VarumärkeRS PRO
67,21 kr
Pr. Set
Sats(er)
Flat, Half Round, Hand, Round, Square, Three Square 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 146-7349
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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Crossing 160mm - -
RS-artikelnummer 541-6999
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,626 kr
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Crossing 160mm HCS Single Cut
RS-artikelnummer 146-7354
VarumärkeRS PRO
15,20 kr
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