Thread: Abrasive to polish plastic
4th June 2022, 06:33 PM #1SENIOR MEMBER
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Abrasive to polish plastic
Apologies this is slightly off topic but I figure those who frequent this particular forum will be experts on this matter.
I need to polish some plastics to a HIGH shine (plastic equivalent to mirror finish in metal) using a bench grinder and cotton wheel. I have tried the blue josco wax bar JOSCO Polishing Compound Light Blue MULTISHINECARD | Total Tools
It comes up pretty smooth but it isnt a high shine. Plus the things I will be polishing has a someone irregular surface so the wax builds up in the valleys and is a pain to clean off.
I am thinking it would be better to buy some abrasive powder, then mix it into some glycerin so it is a water based (easy to clean) polishing paste that I can charge the wheel with. The question is, what abrasive powder should I get and what micron? I will need quite a lot of it too.
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4th June 2022, 07:09 PM #2
When I use CA on my pens I use Brasso after fine sanding and then use Meguiars PlastX polish which is designed for plasticDallas
4th June 2022, 09:04 PM #3
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