Scraping isn’t something that’s taught at vocational colleges and so the knowledge needed for the skills that scraping requires is gradually being lost. As a result, some workshops are attempting to stem the losses but face the problem that there is hardly any relevant training available. Biax recognised the challenge and consequently organised a training event that focused exclusively on scraping methods and invited Richard King, an “icon of scraping”, to be the instructor.
oung people in particular are only familiar with scraping from the stories they’ve heard from older colleagues. The task, which also requires great strength,
is to create very small depressions in the micrometre range on the machine
guide way surfaces in order to ensure sufficient lubrication and to reduce the loads that the guides need to absorb and so considerably in...