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U.S. No: This is the standard number commonly used in the U.S. to indicate the size and shape of the bur.
Diameter (mm): This is the diameter of the head, at the widest part of the cutting surface, measured in mm.
Available Shank Types: The dots in each column indicate which types of shanks we stock for that particular shape/size. For example, the column under Round #1 burs indicates we carry #1 burs with FG, FG Surg, RA, and HP shanks, but not with FG SS or RA Surg shanks.
We generally carry FG and RA burs in 10-packs and 100- packs and HP and TF/Specialty burs in 5-packs. Our carbide bur part numbers consist of the U.S. number followed by the type of shank, followed by the pack size. For example, our part number for a #557 bur with a friction grip shank, in a 10-pack, would be 557FG-10.
Code: This is our order number. The first three digits indicate the shape (which is the same as the ISO#), and the last three digits indicate the head diameter. For example, item #801-009 is a #801 shape bur with a head diameter of 0.9mm. We carry diamond burs in 5-packs and 100-packs, so a 5 or 100 would be added to the code to indicate the pack size, and a letter would be added to indicate the grit. For example, our part number for a #801 bur with a 0.9mm diameter and medium grit in a 5-pack would be 801-009-M-5.
Diameter (mm): This is the diameter of the head at the widest part of the cutting surface, measured in mm.
Head Length (mm): This is the length of the cutting head measured in mm.
Available Grits: The letters in each column indicate the grits we carry for that shape. Super Fine is indicated by a yellow “SF”, Fine by a red “F”, Medium by a white “M”, Coarse by a green “C”, and Super Coarse by a black “SC”. Our Diamonds will have the matching color ring for easy identi- fication. For example, the column under #807-014 burs indicates that we carry #807-014 burs in F and M grits.
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Description: This refers to the type of instrument.
Code: This is our order number.
Shank Type: This refers to the shank style of the instrument: Friction Grip (FG), Right Angle/Latch Type (RA), or Handpiece (HP).
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