Removal of Cement Bead and Lip–Open “V” Angle Joint
Operation of guide.
Rough cuts to remove excess material.
Reducing angle reduces the lip left on the part.
Light finish cut
A small lip (0.003-0.005") is left on part. The part is now ready for remaining finishing operations.
Removal of Cement Bead and Lip-Open “V” Angle Joint
Direction of feed.
Air blast is required to keep guide clear of chips.
straight flute router cutter.
NOTE: Ball bearing tip cutter may be used instead of guide.
Varying this angle will regulate depth of cut, see Figure 11A.
Removal of Cement Bead–Open “V” Butt Joint
diameter router cutter
Router guide clamped to piece
Clearance strips made of wood. Polyethylene (slippery), etc. clamped or attached with double-backed tape to piece.
Sand remaining bead and bottom bead with successively finer grits of sandpaper (320 to 600) in preparation for buffing.
Buff sanded beads using technique recommended for finishing Plexiglas® acrylic sheet.