EYE on NPI – Jonard Tools’ Rapid Microduct Deburring Tool #EYEonNPI #3Dprinting @JonardTools @DigiKey @Adafruit

This week’s EYE ON NPI (video) will easily smooth your day, clearing out all those nicks and scratches that have built up, with a Jonard Tools Rapid Deburring Tool.

We were first introduced to one of these tools at the Media Lab, where we immediately fell in love with the easy-to-use tool that cleans up edges and curves with a smooth swipe. Deburring tools are traditionally used for cut tubing and pipe, to get rid of the gunk left over from saw cuts.

But they’re also excellent for cleaning up drill holes / making countersinks, and for 3D printed parts where-ever you want to smooth corners and edges. We’ve even used them to enlarge holes if you just need a li’l more clearance!

Using a deburring tool is simple – the blade snaps into a smoothly rotating roller bearing, so you can replace it when it gets dull. Insert or place the blade against the edge to clean up, then swipe while using your thumb to supporting a smooth motion. It might take a few tries your first time to get the hang of the pressure needed to make an even slice. The sharp blade can be used on various metals and plastics – anything softer than stainless steel.

Jonard’s deburring tool is designed for deburring the insides of microduct tubes. This tool is perfect for preparing the insides of fiber optic ‎microduct tubes for termination and removing debris from 3D printed parts. Replacement blades made from tempered high-speed ‎steel (HSS) are also available‎.


  • Blade made from tempered HSS for maximum sharpness and durability
  • Ergonomic rubberized handle provides a secure and comfortable grip while deburring
  • S-shaped blade cleanly deburrs the edges and insides of microduct tubes
  • Can be used on brass, steel, aluminum, copper, or PVC pipes
  • Lifetime warranty

This tool is great for prototypers and makers – you can skip the sandpaper or filing and since the part is hand-held while deburring you don’t have to worry about clamping or jigging.

Don’t forget to pick up some spare DB-5RB blades for when they get dull from use.

The Jonard Tools’ Rapid Microduct Deburring Tool is available now from Digi-Key for immediate shipment! Order today and you can be deburring everything in sight by tomorrow morning.

And while you’re waiting the whole day for your next-day order to arrive, check out Jonard’s TikTok account for great videos and tips on how to use various hand tools that will level up your making.

And check out the video below:

Adafruit publishes a wide range of writing and video content, including interviews and reporting on the maker market and the wider technology world. Our standards page is intended as a guide to best practices that Adafruit uses, as well as an outline of the ethical standards Adafruit aspires to. While Adafruit is not an independent journalistic institution, Adafruit strives to be a fair, informative, and positive voice within the community – check it out here: adafruit.com/editorialstandards

Join Adafruit on Mastodon

Adafruit is on Mastodon, join in! adafruit.com/mastodon

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Join over 36,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org

Maker Business — “Packaging” chips in the US

Wearables — Enclosures help fight body humidity in costumes

Electronics — Transformers: More than meets the eye!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: Silicon Labs introduces CircuitPython support, and more! #CircuitPython #Python #micropython @ThePSF @Raspberry_Pi

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Guardian Robot, Weather-wise Umbrella Stand, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — #NewProds 7/19/23 Feat. Adafruit Matrix Portal S3 CircuitPython Powered Internet Display!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.