Mouthpiece Mechanics
Mouthpiece Mechanics
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  • Blank mouthpieces, moulded from an extremely hard material obtained fromrubber called ebonite, are put on a lathe to be shaped. Locating the exact center point is crucial.
  • Blank mouthpieces, moulded from an extremely hard material obtained fromrubber called ebonite, are put on a lathe to be shaped. Locating the exact center point is crucial.
  • Appearance and precise dimensions are regularly checked throughout the manufacturing process to insure consistent, high quality mouthpieces
  • The mouthpiece is finally polished (except the facing area) to eliminate marks and imperfections
  • For clarinet mouthpieces, carefully selected cork is used to insure bothdurability and precision
  • Appearance and precise dimensions are regularly checked throughout the manufacturing process to insure consistent, high quality mouthpieces.
  • The final adjustment of the facing is done by staged diamond tools.The tolerances of 2/51000 of an inch are so small that polishing of the table is omitted to maintain precision.
  • The final adjustment of the facing is done by staged diamond tools.The tolerances of 2/51000 of an inch are so small that polishing of the table is omitted to maintain precision.
  • The mouthpiece is checked one last time then packed and shipped to destinations throughout the world
  • The complex curves and angles are completed by a craftsman. These artisans study these concepts a full year before they complete the mouthpieces.
  • Professional musicians test mouthpieces for perfect musical qualities.
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