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Our 9" Solid-Center Airway Buffing Wheels are meticulously crafted using various mill treatments to cater to different metal polishing needs. The Orange and Yellow wheels are tailored for aluminum, while the Red and Pink treatments are designed for stainless steel. Additionally, our UBM and Flannel wheels excel at delivering a final finish, suitable for both aluminum and stainless steel applications.
What's the difference between the Solid-Center Airway Buffing Wheels and the traditional Airway Buffing Wheels?
Unlike traditional Airway Buffing Wheels, our Solid-Center Airway Buffing wheels boast a single-piece construction. This design simplifies placement and centering onto the arbor of your polisher or angle grinder. Perfect for "weekend warriors" and "do-it-yourselfers" exploring the world of machine polishing.
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Safety is paramount in metal polishing. We highly recommend using a full face respirator mask for your protection. This FULL FACE RESPIRATOR MASK is not only highly recommended but also of top-notch quality.
Yes! This is called edge buffing and the method is often used when polishing metal with an angle grinder, a buffing wheel, and compound. See below:
When selecting the right size buffing wheel for your polishing needs, consider a 9" Airway Buffing Wheel for versatile maneuverability without compromising wheel lifespan. For more detailed work, an 8" buffing wheel may be preferred. The larger 10" and 12" (custom size) wheels are typically reserved for professionals handling large, flat work surfaces like fuel tankers. Professionals may also prefer 10" Airway Buffing Wheels for their extended lifespan. Some users even wear down 10" Airway Buffs to 8" or 9" sizes for detailed work, avoiding the need for multiple wheel sizes.
Start with our Brown Tripoli Metal Polishing Compound paired with the Orange Airway Buffing Wheel.
Then, proceed to our Yellow Airway Buffing Wheel paired with our Green Rouge Metal Polishing Compound for the second step.
Begin with the Red Airway Buffing Wheel and our Black Magic Metal Polishing Compound.
In the second step, use a Pink buffing wheel with our Yellow Deluxe Metal Polishing Compound.
Always remember to rake your buffing wheels. To do this, ensure the buffing wheel is spinning at its normal speed and securely hold the rake when up against a stationary bench grinder or lathe. Use caution when raking on a grinder, and we recommend using your feet to secure the rake to the ground while holding the angle grinder.
Raking your buffing wheel removes hardened and burned-on polishing and buffing compound, enhancing efficiency and surface quality. If you notice a significant reduction in the amount of residual metal dust produced during buffing, it's time to rake the buffing wheel and reapply a small amount of metal polishing compound.
For optimal results, we recommend two outstanding polishers/grinders to complement your metal polishing tasks:
Corded Orbital Sander - Craftsman Random Orbit Sander priced at $54.
Cordless Orbital Sander - Milwaukee Cordless Orbital Sander available for $117.99.