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Definition of RPM (Rotations Per Minute)

  1. RPM is a term that describes how fast an electric file rotates; the higher the number, the faster the drill bit is rotating; responsible electric file users recommend using low RPM on natural nails or when finishing near the cuticle area, and using a higher RPM for taking down product bulk (as in acrylic)


Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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