DMT® Diamond Grit Size - Color Coding

  • SILVER (XX) Diamond - Extra-Extra Coarse

    Extreme repair of a very damaged edge (120 mesh, 120 micron)
  • BLACK (X) Diamond - Extra Coarse

    Fix and restore a damaged edge (220 mesh, 60 mircron)
  • BLUE (C) Diamond - Coarse

    Quickly sharpen a neglected edge (325 mesh, 45 micron)
  • RED (F) Diamond - Fine

    Put a keen edge on a maintained tool (600 mesh, 25 micron)
  • GREEN (E) Diamond - Extra Fine

    Sharpen to a razor edge (1200 mesh, 9 micron)
  • WHITE (CER) Ceramic

    Start a polished and refined edge (2200 mesh, 7 micron)
  • TAN (EE) Diamond -  Extra-Extra Fine

    Extra fine polish to an extreme edge (8000 mesh, 3 micron)