Ultra Fine Norton Ceramic Stones
Norton Pike Ascent Ceramic Stones are the latest development from a company with a long history of making quality sharpening stones. The quality and convenience of these extremely hard, extremely fine, extremely flat stones will make sharpeners of tools and knives alike excited as well.
Ascent Stones are made of exceptionally pure ceramic material and are truly hard. Ceramic this hard will cut any steel, even the very hard, tough alloys found in the best knives and tools. Ceramic stones wear exceptionally well for a long life even with heavy use.
The Ultra Fine grade of the Ascent Ceramic Stones is for finishing and polishing. The resulting finish is finer than that achieved from a Hard Translucent Arkansas and comparable to the Norton 8000 grit Water Stone. These are great for a final sharpening step and to maintain a razor edge on your tools and knives.
Fine Grade Ascent Ceramic Stones more comparable to a Norton 4000 grit Water Stones are also available.
Norton Ascent Ceramic Stones are reliably flat. They are machined to a flat, smooth surface when they are made, and the same hard wearing characteristics that give them a long life also ensures that they will remain flat. These stones will not dish or cup with use.
Ready When You Need Them
Norton Ascent Stones are very convenient:
- No Flattening Required - Norton Ascent Stones start flat and remain flat. Checking a stone for flatness before every use is not needed.
- Used Dry - Norton Ascent Ceramic Stones do not require any oil or water when sharpening. No preparation or cleanup is required.
Great for Tools or Knives!
Norton Ascent Ceramic stones will appeal to tool sharpeners who will appreciate the permanent flatness of the stones. Put a final polish on chisels and blade blade backs or hone wide bevels without worrying about any dish or cup in the stone.
Knife sharpeners will value the Norton Ascent Ceramic's flatness as well of course, but also their ability to handle super hard alloys. Hone exotic steel knives to razor sharpness quickly and efficiently.
Two Sizes work with Norton 3 Stone Systems
Two sizes of the Norton Ascent Ceramic Stones will fit in the Norton three stone sharpening systems and can be used as replacement stones for them. The 8" x 2" size will fit the IM200 and IM200S and the 11 1/2" x 2 1/2" will fit the IM313 and IM313CIS.
Pocket Size Also Available
In addition to the bench stone sizes, the Norton Ascent Ceramic Stone is also available in a Ultra Fine 4" Pocket Stone and a Fine 4" Pocket Stone.
Norton Item and Part Numbers
- 6" x 2" x 1/2" Ultra Fine Ascent Ceramic Item No. UAB6, Part No. 69078643673
- 8" x 2" x 1/2" Ultra Fine Ascent Ceramic Item No. UAB82, Part No. 69078643675
- 8" x 3" x 1/2" Ultra Fine Ascent Ceramic Item No. UAB83, Part No. 69078643677