Improve Your Glock Grip With Silicon Carbide

Silicon carbide is an extremely durable and permanent way of increasing friction on pistol frames. Suitable for both polymer and metal structures, its aggressiveness range covers every possible application scenario.

Grip stippling can be beneficial, but its effectiveness over time may deteriorate in wet environments. A silicon carbide treatment offers much better solution for competitive shooters.

Improved Grip Texture

Grip is one of the cornerstones of pistol shooting. From fastening your shots faster to being more accurate in high-stress situations like concealed carry or emergencies, grip plays an integral part. Increased friction between your hands and gripping surface is one of the best ways to boost performance, such as through stippling, skateboard tape or pro grip creams. There are multiple methods for accomplishing this objective. Silicon carbide treatment is the most cost-effective, long-lasting and permanent method. At Brekke Custom, meticulous care is taken during surface preparation prior to applying silicon carbide, in order to ensure optimal adhesion. We can apply silicon carbide on polymer grips as well as metal frames for maximum grip strength.

Stippling is similar to this process but much more precise and durable. A high performance two part epoxy is applied to desired areas before silicon carbide powder in your chosen grit is scattered over it and adhered to it using adhesive bonds. Together they create an extremely hard and long-wearing surface that won’t wear away before you wear out of your hand! High abrasion areas which irritate hands are textured while index cuts may also be added where support thumb rests when not firing and beavertail cuts may also improve thumb placement for better thumb placement when placing support thumb while in non fire position and beavertail cuts may also help.

TALON Grips rubber texture is similar to 100-grit sandpaper and is often preferred by law enforcement, military personnel, competitive shooters and those seeking an excellent grip for concealed carry or extreme use. Meanwhile, Granulate offers similar feeling but less aggressive texture – possibly providing better handhold for weaker hands.

Stippling can be an excellent solution, yet still wears over time and becomes slippery when wet, potentially nullifying your warranty and becoming irreversible without proper reversing procedures in place. Conversely, silicon carbide grip surfaces offer considerable advantages that far outweigh their risks.

Increased Friction

Grip friction is an essential aspect of competitive shooting, helping shooters maintain an improved grip on the pistol. Although some shooters use traditional methods such as stippling their frames or grip tape to increase friction levels, silicon carbide provides an efficient and long-lasting upgrade option that lasts much longer.

Silicon carbide is an extremely hard and heat resistant ceramic material with high levels of abrasivity and frictional heat resistance, often used as an abrasive for cutting, grinding, honing and polishing applications as well as high performance engineering materials such as brake discs or bulletproof vest plates. A silicon carbide glock grip provides increased friction for increased gun control when gripping may otherwise become compromised in wet or sweaty situations when gripping may otherwise become difficult.

Silicon Carbide Glock Grip Sets are applied to firearms using a two-part epoxy designed to bond securely to their frame. Once set, silicon carbide granules of your desired grit are then applied on top, creating an aggressive texture without becoming sticky over time and more durable than tape or talon grips.

This textured grip treatment is ideal for competition shooters as it increases skin-to-grip friction between your support hand and strong hand, providing additional control when hands become wet or sweaty – an essential element in competitive shooting. Furthermore, its textured surface helps reduce hand fatigue during extended shooting sessions.

Silicon carbide glock grips come in both 120 grit and 60 grit textures for your convenience, offering something suitable for competition or carry; both options feel similar to 120-grit sandpaper when touched, while 60 grit is silver-colored and feels lighter – an ideal option that provides an alternative to stippling! We offer different texture options for our silicon carbide grips so that they’ll fit any style or purpose, including competition use or carry.

Beavertails can make your silicon carbide glock grips more comfortable for larger hands and prevent knuckle pinch in certain pistol models, and we can undercut beavertails to give the appearance of a thinner grip overall. Please contact us with your specific project requirements in mind for this service to be provided.

Increased Durability

Silicon carbide textured gun coating offers an alternative method of improving grip for Glock 19s that is both permanent and more aggressive than stippling, perfect for competition shooters or use in wet conditions. It adheres directly to epoxy bonds on polymer or metal frames. It’s even available as an OEM part.

There are various grit options to suit every shooter’s individual preference, from 120 grit for wet conditions and maximum control to more casual wear with 60 grit. Its rough-like surface feels similar to rough sandpaper but lasts much longer due to being harder.

Proper handling will increase the durability of the finish, so it is wise to let your grip cure before shooting, keeping hands away from other objects other than firearms for an appropriate amount of time. There may be some shedding of epoxy and silicon carbide particles; once the grip has fully set up this will stop.

People looking to enhance the grip on their handgun may benefit from adding silicon carbide treatment, as this makes the pistol more comfortable to hold while providing them with an edge in competitive shooting. There are a few methods available, though silicon carbide tends to be the most durable and permanent of them all; other solutions could include stippling, grip tape or creams such as pro grip.

While none of these is necessarily bad for a serious shooter seeking to excel in competitive shooting environments. While stippling may work temporarily in certain circumstances, it doesn’t add much friction to gripping surfaces, and can even slip easily when used on wet handgun grips and cause you to lose control over your weapon.

Easy to Apply

Gun enthusiasts recognize that Glock 19 grips may not be ideal, prompting many of them to seek ways to improve gripping surface. Stippling is one such approach and can be completed for only $8 with an $8 soldering iron and stippler. While this method offers temporary solutions – lasting off over time especially during humid conditions like summer or rain; stippling may cause fatigue for users; precision can be challenging to achieve; etc.

Silicon carbide provides a much more effective, durable, and consistent method of gripping surface enhancement than its alternatives. Silicon Carbide is a synthetic abrasive designed for industrial use that comes in various grit sizes. Brekke Custom uses an epoxy that allows application of 80 grit silicon carbide aggressiveness levels; Brekke is one of many vendors offering this service.

Silicon carbide application can be more involved than stippling but still relatively straightforward. First, users will need to prepare the grip by roughening up its surface and thoroughly cleaning it, followed by applying high-performance epoxy over which silicon carbide in their desired grit can then be sprinkled and blended in.

Once applied, silicon carbide must be allowed to dry completely before handling it with care and leaving it for at least half an hour to settle down and release any residual black silicon carbide particles or epoxy that may remain. In doing so, some particles may shed from its surface as well.

Once the silicon carbide has set, users should remove any tape or barriers on its frame and clean both epoxy and silicon carbide before reusing their firearm. Furthermore, plug any holes previously covered by tape (such as trigger housing pin holes ) with tape in order to keep epoxy or silicon carbide from seeping through into them.

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