High quality precision needle files for the fine abrasion, profile cutting and finishing of many common workshop materials
Each file has a different cross-section as shown and except for the ’hand’ and ’warding’ which are squared off, all taper to a fine point
Overall length 160 mm, cutting face 28 teeth per cm (cut no. 1)
Round file has a diamter of 6.35 mm (0.25 in)
RS PRO Single Cut Needle File
From RS PRO, this high-quality needle file set is ideal for precision work. Whether for fine abrasion, profile cutting or finishing of many common workshop materials, this handheld needle file will get the job done.
The hand file is a flat, rectangular shape, and due to its versatility is perhaps the most common type of file found in workshops. It is typically used for filing and smoothing of metals. This single cut file is designed for smooth and fine applications.
This set contains five different hand files of differing sizes, and is supplied in a plastic wallet.
Features and Benefits
• Overall length 160 mm
• 28 teeth per cm Cutting Face
• Single Cut
• HCS files
Needle files, sometimes known as jeweler files are very versatile and can be employed wherever the deburring and shaping of materials. They are designed for precision and accuracy, and are essential for fine filing and polishing jobs. They can typically be found in;
• Jewellery making
• Ceramic tile shaping
• Fine Woodworking
You can extend the life of your needle file by using a careful forward motion, rather than a sawing motion, when filing. Also, files can be cleaned of dust and debris with a dry toothbrush. Be sure to store the files in their plastic pouch to protect them from the elements and reduce the chance of corrosion.
Why RS PRO?
RS PRO aims to be your go-to brand for reliability and value for money. We source great parts at great prices and test everything with our in-house experts to ensure the quality you need.
When it comes to tools, we know that versatility and dependability are what you need. As such, we stock a variety of mainstay and specialist tools to suit any application. Whether you're a professional electrician, plumber, builder or DIY enthusiast, RS PRO is here to support you.