Sifting & Grinding Tools


Sifting Tools

See also Applicators

Plastic Sifters

The 40 mesh standard screen allows regular 80 mesh enamel to flow through without any problems.


SM-1  Small   1/2" diameter x 1/2" deep

SM-2  Medium   1-1/4" diameter x 7/8" deep

SM-3  Large   2" diameter x 1" deep

Line Sifters

These specially made sifters can be used to sift a very fine line of enamel. They are available in two opening sizes. Only 80 mesh or smaller enamel grains should be used.

LS-1  1/16" diameter hole  $18.85

LS-2  1/32" diameter hole  $18.85

Stackable Screens

For dust-free sizing of enamel. 5 inch diameter

SM-5040  40 mesh $15.35

SM-5060  60 mesh $15.35

SM-5080  80 mesh $15.35

SM-5100  100 mesh $15.35

SM-5150  150 mesh $20.50

SM-5200  200 mesh $20.50

SM-5325  325 mesh $42.95

SM-5BP*  Solid $2.75

*Use one as a lid, another as a catch pan for dust free sizing

Stainless Steel Wire Mesh

Use to make your own sifters or replace mesh in an existing one.

SM-14  60 mesh 6" sq $6.40

SM-18  60 mesh 12" sq $18.85

SM-15  80 mesh 6" sq $6.40

SM-19  80 mesh 12" sq $18.85

SM-16  100 mesh 6" sq $7.55

SM-20  100 mesh 12" sq $20.70

SM-22  150 mesh 6" sq $7.55

SM-24  150 mesh 12" sq $20.70

SM-17  200 mesh 6" sq $12.70

SM-21  200 mesh 12" sq $24.70

SM-23  325 mesh 6" sq $16.15

SM-25  325 mesh 12" sq $30.85

All 12" square mesh is special order

Bolting Cloth

Fabric cloth with specific mesh opening. Fasten over bottle top with rubber band to make a shaker or in an embroidery hoop to make a screen. Sold per foot from 42" wide roll. Special order

SM-4  60 mesh  $10.75

SM-5  80 mesh  $10.75


Burnishing, Grinding Tools

Burnisher

Great to use when applying silver or gold foil to enamel. Smooth the foil on the enamel when your piece is hot, just out of the kiln. It also is useful in smoothing and curving cloisonné wire.

BU-1  2-1/2" curved burnisher   $10.35

Glass Brush

Fiberglass Cleaning Brush, 7" Long x 1/2" diameter. It has a cord that you unwind to reveal more bristles.

GB   $14.00

Alundum Stones

Alundum Stone These stones are specifically designed to grind glass. They leave no residue that would be injurious during a subsequent firing as a Carborundum stone would. They are 6" x 1" x 1" and used for initial grinding.

B-6 150 grit  $24.05

B-7 220 grit  $24.05