Buffing Wheel Material

Buffing Wheel Material:

As we know, there are many kinds of polishing buffing wheels are made of different materials. How to choose the appropriate buffing wheel for your task? It helps you choose the appropriate buffing wheel if you know the materials for polishing buffing wheels. We have put up a list for different buffing wheel materials and buffing wheels made of them, and the applications of these polishing buffing wheels.

Material

Picture

Description

Buffing Wheel Application

Cotton fabric-Cotton Buffing Wheels

Muslin fabric

Muslin fabric using for polishing buffing wheel is made of 100% cotton with a plain weave, it is fine, soft and economy, polishing buffing wheels made of this material are great for final high polishing. There are many kinds of muslin fabric with different yarn counts, density and weight.

Types of buffing wheels made of this material:

Stitched/loose-leaf, with a washer or not; Can be with shellac center.

Mounted cotton buffing wheel

Cotton airway buffing wheels, bias cotton buffs

For final high polishing

Use with white polishing compound, blue polishing compound, red rouge polishing compound for final high polishing on metals, Musical instruments and jewelries.

Hard treated Muslin fabric

 

Muslin fabric can be hard treated by starching or dipping in solvent based resins to make it last longer and aggressive, and can be treated to different colors with different hardness. Hard treated cotton buffs are using for cutting, and pre-polishing for metals.

With different colours and different hardness.

Ranked by hardness from hart to soft is blue, orange, yellow, white.

Cotton twill

 

Cotton twill fabric is versatile, durable, can be used for airway buffing wheels and pleated cotton buffs.

For final high polishing Use with white/blue polishing compound

Denim

 

Denim is a kind fabric of cotton twill, it is economy and durable. Color cotton buffs are made of this fabric.

Types of this buffing wheel material:

Stitched/loose leaf, with washer or not. Can be treated.

For middle stage polishing of hard metals and initial polishing of soft metals

Use with green polishing compound, brown Tripoli polishing compound

Bleached Muslin fabric

 

Bleached Muslin fabric is softer than natural muslin fabric, cotton buffs with this fabric is used for final high mirror polishing on metals and jewelries.

Loose leaf cotton buffing wheel, with washer or not

For final high polishing

Use with white/blue/red rouge polishing compound

Flannel cloth

 

Flannel cloth is made of bleached muslin fabric after napping, it is the softest fabric, very goods for mirror finishing on soft metals.

Types of this flannel buffing wheel material:

Stitched/loose leaf/airway buffing wheels

With steel center, washer or not

For final high polishing

Use white/blue/red rouge polishing compound

Sisal cloth and cotton cloth-Sisal Buffing Wheels

Sisal cloth, sisal only

Sisal fiber has natural cutting properties, and it is a kind of good raw material for making polishing wheels, sisal cloth comes with different density and weight, density 6*7, 8*6 and 8*7 are commonly used.

For heavy cutting

Use with black/brown Tripoli polishing compound

Sisal cloth and cotton cloth

Cotton layers and sisal layers stitched together to make a sisal-cotton polishing wheel, less aggressive then pure sisal polishing wheel, used for cutting, removing orange peel, grinding marks and scratches left from previous abrasive operation.

Stitched, with washer or not; airway buffing wheels with steel center

For heavy cutting

Use with black/brown Tripoli polishing compound

Sisal only or sisal cloth and cotton cloth, treated

Dipping the sisal or sisal/cotton polishing wheel in solvent based resins to make them more aggressive for heavy-duty cutting.

Black/orange/yellow/pink treated sisal buffing wheels are available

With washer or not; airway buffing wheels types

For very heavy cutting

Use with black/brown Tripoli polishing compound

Wool felt-Felt Polishing Wheels

100% wool felt

Types of this buffing wheel material:

Square felt polishing wheels, felt polishing discs, felt ring buffs, felt bobs

For final high polishing

Use with white/blue/red rouge polishing compound

 100% wool

 

Wool polishing bonnet, wool polishing pad

 For final high polishing

Nylon fibre/non woven cloth-Non-woven Polishing Wheels

Nylon fibre with abrasives

Nylon grinding wheel, nylon flap grinding disc, mounted nylon grinding wheel

For surface grinding and stain finish

Use with black/brown Tripoli polishing compound

Non woven cloth with abrasives

Non woven wheel, airway stain web polishing wheel, mounted non woven polishing wheel

For satin finish and cleaning all metals

Use with black/brown Tripoli polishing compound

Sponge-Car polishing sponge

Sponge

Car polishing sponge pad

For car polishing

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