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buffing

[′bəf·iŋ]
(engineering)
The smoothing and brightening of a surface by an abrasive compound pressed against it by a soft wheel or belt.
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Halo is a phenomenon that is common when sanding and buffing refinished parts.
When they turned on the buffing machine, the vapor from the acetone sparked a flash fire, Kosma said.
GameDR AutoMax has built-in storage compartments for housing the resurfacing fluid, drying cloth and buffing square; can run on DC power or six AA batteries; and retails for $39.
The company has officially begun production with the 2 newly installed high tech buffing machines and prepares to ramp up production and maximize output of these buffers by next week.
In fact, in many cases only a buffing procedure may be required, thus eliminating the blade-removing sharpening step and saving additional labor time.