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burnish

[′bər·nish]
(engineering)
To polish or make shiny.
(metallurgy)
To develop a smooth, lustrous surface finish by tumbling with steel balls or rubbing with a hard metal pad.

burnish

To polish by friction; to make smooth and lustrous.
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Each model was fitted with OEM replacement brake pads and rotors and tested using the FMVSS burnish procedure, with the exception that three repeated AEB tests were conducted at fixed steps in the burnishing sequence.
The 3M Sky Blue Hi-Performance Burnish Pad 3050 increases image clarity and improves gloss in 18% fewer passes than similar burnishing pads.
Our design philosophy from the onset was to develop a full-function magnetic media test system -- the MRS3000 -- that would incorporate burnish and glide testing with leading edge PMR media certification," said Vlad Pogrebinsky, president and CEO of Magnetic Recording Solutions, Inc.
However, the squeal data indicate that most of the squeal occurs during the burnish cycle and not so many squeals after the burnish cycle.
He blames the jail crisis on politicians who pass mountains of laws to burnish their tough-on-crime credentials, but refuse to provide the resources to improve the jails.
Facility managers should look for coatings that offer a high degree of burnish resistance, as well as a finish that stands up to routine cleaning.
The G2 is a multifunction media tester platform offering the full range of media test functions: certification, burnish and glide testing, and bulk erase and/or media pre-conditioning.
Other special designs are available to burnish flat surfaces, contours, spheres, and virtually any part configuration.
The MRS3000 offers burnish and glide-test capabilities combined with state-of-the-art media certification in a single system to deliver the industry's most capable equipment in its class.
They also worked to bolster Democratic candidates and Democratic voter-registration numbers, and burnish Shelley's political standing.
The tool can also burnish large ID surfaces by mounting the tool on a boring bar.