Empty Aluminum Blank 4" for KME - Gritomatic

Empty Aluminum Blank 4" for KME

For Hapstone and KME knife sharpeners (KME format)

Country of origin: Russia Russia

$4.60 USD 📊 Grit Chart


Empty Blanks are used with KME or Hapstone knife sharpener to attach lapping films, leather, balsa or sharpening stone. The blank adds rigidity and increases the lifespan of the sharpening stone. Empty Blanks are made of high-quality 4 mm thick aluminum.


  • Product size: 150 x 25 x 4 mm (4" x 1" x ⅛")
  • Weight: 24 g
  • Materials: Aluminum

How to use

There are two ways to attach sharpening stones to empty blanks:

  • Water-resistant glue with high adhesion to metal and stone. We recommend 3M 77 spray glue.
  • Water-resistant PSA tape with high adhesion to metal and stone. We recommend 3M 90080.

Avoid cyanoacrylate and dual-component epoxy adhesives.

About Gritomatic

Gritomatic is not just an online shop. This private brand is a collection of high-quality, Russian-made sharpening products. Gritomatic offers natural and synthetic stones, empty blanks and leather.

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