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A laser goniometer measures the sharpened bevel angles
and other types of cutting implements. It looks at the
and interference patterns of a low powered laser
blades. My idea is for a very small one could scan the
edge of a
razor blade (or blades,
in the case of a multi-blade
Why? A disposable razor may last anywhere from a three
dozen shaves before it's dull - but you don't *know* it's
drags on your skin or it nicks you. So each day before
you clip it into the goniometer and get a readout that
the blade is good for another shave or if you should
Though I picture this for home use, razor makers - or
product reviewers - could use this to grade the quality of
An example product - it can measure razor blades
but it would need considerable modification to scan the edges of a disposable single or multi-blade shaver. [a1, Jun 25 2021]
[pocmloc, Jun 26 2021]
See anything cool lately?
No. Shut up. [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 28 2021]
||A razor inspection and sharpening station is just what
everyone needs. Maybe add an interferometer and CNC
grinder for nanometer shaving precision.
||// razor inspection and sharpening station //
||If I still used a straight razor I'd go for that. But
after the ... unfortunate incident ... , I just use
safety razors. So I'll settle for just the inspection
part. Especially as it gave
me the opportunity to be the first person on HB to
||You don't just place your blades in a pyramid for a couple of days like the rest of us???
||Doesnt work in this universe, sorry. And if it
works on YOUR reality, why does Bigfoot have such
||I was kidding about the pyramid razor thing, it was just an 80's selling gimmick in my universe too.
||Don't be diss'n Sasquatch though. I owe them one... and I'm not kidding in the least.
||Which is more than I can say for most bipeds I've encountered.
||I suppose this would be OK when camping, but it will never be a substitute for popping your razor in a SEM to check the edge before shaving.
||// Don't be diss'n Sasquatch
||[2f], Im not. Just saying they could use a shave
and a haircut.
||// popping your razor into a SEM //
||[pocmloc] I definitely need one. Best magnifier I
these days is on my cellphone camera. Which is
what gave me this idea to begin with - I was using
it to look at my shaver, curious if I could *see* a
difference before I could *feel* it after a few
||Maybe he just doesn't have the 2 bits? Or can't find
his pockets. I'll bet some velcro pockets would work
well with all that hair.
||Hirsute is not a bad thing... but yes they could really use some deodorant.
||We smell just as bad to them, Im sure. And they
mock that little beard of yours.
||My little other stuff too. [link]
||[pocmloc] - thanks for the link on knife science,
lots of good stuff there.