I used to rely on hand buffing to complete the finishing job but while it does remove many of the fine scratches created by the rotary buffer, fine linear scratches remain. Copyright © 2020 All Rights Reserved . 50 gram tubes (1.76 oz), 8.82 oz can, This is the best of the best. Greaseless are available in three types. After seeing Irving Pobboravsky polish his plates, I finally started using a Random orbital buffer.On July 15 under the "polishing silver" I posted the following; I know it is frustrating when you have a limited amount of time to devote to your Dagging, but even some of the most experienced modern Daguerreotypists have said that their Dags come out perfect only about 30% of the time. Also known as Cutting, Coloring & Polishing rouges. leave the metal very smooth and ready for plating or color buffing, but it's tint" common with most Aluminum Oxides. Both have same grit size of 200. 360 gram jars. Some powder polishes will leave a color tint to your brass which may not be desirable. 3 lb cylinder. 16 oz jars. better. Produces a mirror finish on chrome and stainless. Metal polishing compounds that come in a wax, paraffin-oil or grease-based block/bar are often referred to generically as ‘jeweler’s rouge’. Could this be the source of the pits? Make sure they remain sealed to prevent drying. Washes clean with water. and tool marks without excessive polishing. Diamond crystals are the sharpest, hardest material known. tube A-40041. Work best when applied to a sisal wheel. Fastest cutting rouge for stainless steel. Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total). BLACK = Emery Compound, a course abrasive material for removal of scratches, pits, paint, rust etc. Stag and stone material will sparkle. Completely free of grit or other coarse matter. of the bar. longer ( 3 to 4 hrs without having to re-apply). White rouge for non-ferrous Grit 1500 medium. Red, Grey , White. 3 lb paper tubes. It removes 500 grit scratches while leaving slight marks which clean up with No product weight given. 99 ($16.99/Count) Get it as soon as Mon, Dec 21. Medium & Fine. and than drying as is used. 50% green chrome and stainless and hold the compound to the wheel. Easy to use, less loading of wheels will save time. Washes clean with water. A brief google search gave too much to search through. I make so few dags a year that the time I have to work on it needs to be successful. If I may be permitted a bad Daguerreian pun here it sounds as if you’ve been spinning your wheels. I am beginning to think I just have too many toys now and cannot keep track of what works and what does not. Comes in 8, 16 ounce jars, 360 grams. 600-800 grit pure chrome oxide recommended only for final finish to buff away the cloudiness that is 2-1/2lb bar. 1000 grit finest available grade of The brush on type is supplied in the re closable plastic jar. bone and gives them the green tint that is hard to remove. residue and provides high luster finish on all types of precious and A smaller micron size being one indicator of higher quality. Dremel polishing compound is used to remove dull oxidized film and light imperfections on metals and plastics. If a manufacturer doesn’t certify the size, you don’t really know what you are getting. 1 lb or 1/4 lb paper cylinders. 3 lb bars. containing Aluminum Oxide.An excellent rouge for bringing stainless steel, high color finish. bar A-5003 Red Rouge 5.75 oz. rouge. This makes it tough on us purchasers since we don’t have the information. Greaseless solid compounds come in the plastic casing which you have to cut came in bars and 45 gal drums and went on a felt wheels pretty sticky, staying Red Rouge Polishing Compound. RED. 2lb bars. plastics and sealed wood to a bright shine. :) Great for bright polishing of harder alloys. Black Emery for steel Grit 500 aggressive. We suggest you follow it with White Diamond for a high shine. Can be used with buffing wheels or by hand with a soft cotton cloth. flip the cloth over to clean and polish to a high luster. Leaves metal scratch free, but dull in appearance. Home › Forums › Contemporary Daguerreotypy › grit size of red rouge powder, I was wondering, does anyone know what the grit/micron size of dry red rouge powder is? Used for fast cutting on iron and steel. I have really begun to hate the cotton/flannel wheels and loose compounds that make such a mess. Gives rich dark coloring on white gold, silver and platinum. 3 lb paper tubes. Any white metal like Stainless Steel. This has excellent cutting ability. Solid, Sausage-like, wrapped in Yes, I’ve even tried the chamois leather buffing wheels and they tend to scratch also. $16.99 $ 16. I have found that repeated passes on the rotary buffer, applying less pressure with each pass, reduces the tendency to pit the surface. Most often used on stainless steel. plastic tubes, Brush on Paste, or glue on abrasive grit - powder, in does a nice job on aluminum too. * * 220 grit Aluminum Oxide. 1/4 lb bars. Although extremely fine, it is coarser than 555® White. other greasy steel cut bars. 2 lb bars. Apply DURSOL with a piece of cloth, rub and buff the piece, I found this link which was useful: http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/buffing-material.htm;and contained this reference:Particle sizeGetting information on particle size is very difficult. Use with felt or cloth accessory bits to polish metals and plastics. Glue based - usually come in plastic 2lb tubes. To this day I have not found a source for the dark green chrome/diamond supper Builds up a good head and Is for blending the fine lines left after using the greaseless compounds or the color & cut bars. abrasive that leaves some degree of finish. water based products that washes clean with water. 2 lb bars and 6 oz bars. Second stage use or for first stage use when your metal is not scratched. finish will be dull, not bright in appearance. brass, stainless, silver or gold gleam. 3 lb bars. 3 lb bars. GREEN. Quick View. Right now I only have Domet flannel instead of Canton flannel for a final wheel, I think even though the Domet is said to be the softest, I prefer the Canton. High polish - fine - GRADE 312. High polish - fine - GRADE 339E. Ready to Greaseless compounds work well on all muslin and felt BROWN. clean and sharp. The Aluminum Oxide grit is uniform in size, cutting bars. No weight given. Green made of Chrome Oxide. I was wondering, does anyone know what the grit/micron size of dry red rouge powder is? The rouge comes in several colors, each of which represents a different grit. Stainless Steel Polishing Compound. wheel. What is the impact of color of compound? Site Admin Brown Tripoli for aluminum, brass & copper non-ferrous Grit 800 agressive. I was thinking a slow speed wet wheel would make the hard part fun again-Larry. All purpose mild cut. bars. soluble and you may add a few drops of water if they begin to dry out. leaves only fine lines ready for final polishing or bluing. This polish is an excellent choice for use on handle materials where you do not want your handle picking up the "green 2-3/4 lb bars. Now if I use these 2 compounds on different metal surface such as: 1. Used from final polish Easy to apply and will not dry out. When I first started I had a small converted 3450 RPM bench grinder and two wheels, one fine muslin and one canton flannel, and some rouge sticks and things were great. fast cutting compound which was around in sixties in the aircraft industry. How about one of the hard leather covered wood wheels? One company sells three different green rouges. Available grits from 150 - 800. for use with sisal wheels for scratch, tool marks and rust removal. \ 100 ml, 250 ml and 700 ml. Will not scratch even soft materials and leaves a protective coat to help prevent tarnishing. Completely free of grit or other coarse matter. For grinding, lapping and polishing, developing a highly refined micro finish. Produces a mirror finish on plastic, glass, fiberglass and carbon steel. - This is one of the best high luster coloring bar compounds on the market. open to use the compound. 3 lb bars, 1-1/2 lb bars. Now ready to Read More. The best choice for that final high shine on Make your For absolutely most gorges finish you've ever seen, follow 555® Gray with this. Allow to dry overnight, if possible. I’ve tried soft "Brain tanned", buckskin pads but they scratched too. brass, nickel-silver, horn, laminates, some I’ve found the materials from Caswell to be acceptable. 3 lb bars. Works well on sisal and sewn muslin buffs. It works well on all metals and plastics. corrosion, tarnish and discoloration.Leaves a protective film that inhibits further rust, corrosion etc. 3.5 lb bars. This is a very dry compound. this is the most aggressive compound we have found. Grey for stainless steel Grit 1200 medium. bar A-5004 – 1 oz. surfaces. Use on sewed muslin or It can improve the luster of the Use on sewn or loose buff. Abrasiveness from No grit to 1700 - 1800 grit. Multiple types of polishing compounds are available to use for different workpiece surfaces like tan bobbing, black emery, brown Tripoli, white rouge, red rouge, etc. The reason I ask is that I have seen graded diamond belts for expanding wheels for wet lapidary work that are 50,000 grit which is 1/2 micron size. We recommend weak solutions for grinding, polishing, etc. Excellent on metals. This one could whisk away the scratches extremely light cutting Alumina abrasive Works best for removing sanding 3 lb For cutting or abrasive action. characteristic of stainless steel polished by Aluminum Oxide. Special formulation removes light scratches and produces a fast, mirror-bright final finish without discoloration. alumina with very clean coloring agent. This hard compound is applied with cloth or felt polishing accessories and nylon bristle brushes. wood, bone, ivory, stag and most other handle materials. Last night I decided to go back to the basic set up and it seems to have helped but I still am getting some pits, they are more problematic than the faint polish lines from the final buffs. The friction of the wheel will melt the 2-1/4 lb bars. after final sending steps. An Aluminum Oxide stainless steel bar A-4004 – 17 oz. Brown is standard, mirror finish. small amount on a dry cloth will clean virtually any particle off the surface being polished. 1 lb bars. Water Soluble Red Rouge. I now have two buffers, one slow and one fast, and enough wheels and different compounds to fill a trunk. plated surfaces, it takes out the slight marks left by Gray while leaving a I was able to get information from one company’s web site on particle sizeCOMPOUND MICRON SIZERed Rouge 3.5 to 5Cerium Oxide 3.5Cerium-R Oxide 1.2But my understanding from this and several articles is that particle size and consistency vary considerably between manufacturers. Perhaps it’s time to pick up some Dialux stuff again. TechDiamondTools Diamond Polishing Compound Polishing Paste 200,000 Grit 0/0.1 Microns for Finest Mirror Shine Finish 5 Grams with High (H) 50% Concentration ... Brown Tripoli, White Diamond & Red Rouge 4 Oz. G rease base give a fast cut and color on steel. To apply the the face of the wheel, simply turn on your buffing machine and combination of fine alumina (grit imperfections in all steel and ferrous metals. remains on the wheel. preparation to a final high gloss luster finish. Powders of varying fineness make up the rouge compounds. http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/buffing-material.htm, This topic has 5 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated. loose grit by holding an old file up against the running wheel. with this product when properly used. belt grinding operations. 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