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bevel

 [bev´el]
1. a slanting edge.
2. the slanted portion of a needle tip that facilitates nontraumatic entry into a vein.
Beveled needle tip.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl),
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.

bevel

[bev′əl]
Etymology: OFr, baif, open mouth angle
1 any angle, other than a right angle, between two planes or surfaces.
2 (in dentistry) any angle other than 90 degrees between a tooth cut and a cavity wall in the preparation of a tooth cavity. Compare cavosurface bevel, contra bevel.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. The line of intersection of two surfaces that meet at any angle other than a right angle.
2. The angled point of an injection needle.
[O.Fr.]

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.
[O.Fr.]

bevel,

n the inclination that one surface makes with another when not at right angles; in cavity preparation, a cut that produces an angle of more than 90° with a cavity wall.
bevel, cavosurface,
n the incline or slant of the cavosurface angle of a prepared cavity wall in relation to the plane of the enamel wall.
bevel, contra,
n blade placement toward the base of the periodontal pocket to separate the sulcular from the external epithelium. Also known as a
reverse, or
internal, bevel.
bevel, incisal,
n the angle of an incisor; it can be less than or greater than 90°.
bevel, instrument,
n the sloping keen edge of a cutting instrument.
bevel, reverse,
n See bevel, contra.
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The principal offer from TRUMPF is the TruTool TKF series of bevellers.
Angle grinders do not represent a real alternative to bevellers since the quality of the edge is unpredictable and thermal effects preclude bright cutting edges.
To sum up, TRUMPF bevellers have long proven themselves in industries where fast, reliable welding preparation is an essential part of operations.