Timesaver Lapping Compounds

Precision finish with Micro Surface Corporation Timesaver Lapping Compounds

The Timesaver Products Company Incorporated was founded in 1919, and while the company name has changed and relocated over the years, Timesaver Lapping Compound is still the leader in non-charging abrasive compounds. Timesaver Lapping Compounds are currently manufactured by Micro Surface Corporation in San Jose, CA. and now these reliable time saver lapping compound kits are available for distribution worldwide.
The lapping compound is still manufactured in two classes of abrasive compounds. The available lapping compound grades are:

  • Grades for ferrous metals
  • Grades for non-ferrous metals

They can be identified by their colors of green and yellow respectively.

Why are these lapping compounds invaluable in the market?

Timesaver Lapping Compounds have been a choice for many users in a multitude of industry sectors worldwide due to their unique attributes such as:

  • Unlike other lapping compounds, Timesaver Lapping Compounds do not contain emery, silicon carbide, aluminum oxide or similar permanent charging abrasives.
  • It will not charge into any metal surface or continue to cut.
  • The lapping compound has a cutting action that is rapid at first and gradually diminishes as the abrasive particles disintegrate into an inoperative material.
  • The finishing action is such that surface irregularities and surplus metal is gently and quickly removed without disturbing the natural metal structure.

What are Timesaver Lapping Compounds green label and Timesaver Lapping Compounds yellow label used for?

Timesaver Lapping Compound is manufactured expressly for the purpose of fitting and smoothing:

  • Bearing or contacting surfaces of rotating components
  • Oscillating or sliding parts of a mechanism

Assembly lapping of parts with Timesaver Lapping Compound, regardless of shape, size or the part involved, will result in precision fits, proper oil clearance, and a microscopically fine finish.

Timesaver Lapping Compound cannot replace all of the other lapping compounds available, but if you are hand fitting pieces, have a hot bearing, gear noise or other demanding application where complete disassembly is not desirable, Timesaver Lapping Compounds may be the answer.

Yellow label lapping compounds

Yellow label lapping compounds RECOMMENDED FOR:

Fitting Babbit bearing, brass valves, bronze bushings, bronze worm gears, fitting brass, Babbitt and other soft metal guides, cooling down hot journal bearings without disassembly and similar uses.

NameGradeUseSizePriceQuantityTotalAdd to Cart
40NCoarseFirst Cut/Rough Lapping $9.00 $0.00 Add to Cart
60NMediumGeneral Lapping $9.00 $0.00 Add to Cart
80NFineFinish Lapping/Polish $9.00 $0.00 Add to Cart
100NVery FineFinish Lapping/Polish $9.00 $0.00 Add to Cart
Half Test Kit YellowAllFirst Cut To FinishContains 4 3 oz Tins, 1 each 40N, 60N, 80N & 100N$31.80 $0.00 Add to Cart

Green label lapping compounds

Green label lapping compounds RECOMMENDED FOR:

Removing tool and cutter marks, and high spots from new steel and hard bronze gears; lapping-in rebored cylinder walls, noisy gear units, or new replacement gears; extreme precision fitting of small steel parts and similar uses.

NameGradeUseSizePriceQuantityTotalAdd to Cart
55NCoarseFirst Cut/Rough Lapping $9.00$0.00 Add to Cart
77NMediumGeneral Lapping $9.00$0.00 Add to Cart
111NFineFinish Lapping/Polish $9.00$0.00 Add to Cart
333NVery FineFinish Lapping/Polish $9.00$0.00 Add to Cart
Half Test Kit GreenAllFirst Cut To FinishContains 4 3 oz, 1 each of 55N, 77N, 111N & 333N$31.80 $0.00 Add to Cart

Test Kit

Test Kit RECOMMENDED FOR:

Fitting Babbit bearing, brass valves, bronze bushings, bronze worm gears, fitting brass, Babbitt and other soft metal guides, cooling down hot journal bearings without disassembly and similar uses.

NameGradeUseSizePriceQuantityTotalAdd to Cart
Test KitAllAllContains 8 3 oz Tins, 1 each of 40N, 60N, 80N, 100N & 55N, 77N, 111N, 333N$59.50$0.00 Add to Cart
Yellow Half Test KitAllFirst Cut To FinishContains 4 3 oz Tins, 1 each 40N, 60N, 80N & 100N$31.80 $0.00 Add to Cart
Green Half Test KitAllFirst Cut To FinishContains 4 3 oz, 1 each of 55N, 77N, 111N & 333N$31.80 $0.00 Add to Cart

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