The new US-430 Universal Support is an extended version of the versatile TORMEK US-105 Universal Support. It is made of 12 mm round steel and has a double mounting for maximum stability. This Universal Support is @ 4" longer than the regular support, 30mm longer than the previous limited edition US-400, and it includes the micro adjust for exact and fast fine setting.
The legs of the US-430 are also increased to 200mm compared with to the 145mm leg length on the US-105 and US-400, and the length of the US-430 bar includes 53mm on the short side covering the Honing Wheel.
The new US-430 combines the extra length of the bar with 55mm of extra height, allowing, for example, wide cleavers to finally be sharpened with precision.
- Support for the grinding jigs.
- Support for the Diamond Truing Tool TT-50.
- Tool rest when grinding without jigs.
- Rest for your hands when grinding free-hand.
- Rest for your hands when grading the stone with the Stone Grader SP-650.
The Universal Support can be placed either in the vertical sleeves or in a horizontal base. These two positions enable you to grind either towards the edge or away from the edge. When placed horizontally the extended support can also be used for honing with jigs.