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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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g] and hardness can be achieved for optimum sanding and buffing characteristics.
Now leave the wax for 24 hours and do this all over again, applying and buffing at least two, but preferably three or more, coats.
Not only will that task preserve your sanitary amid the crazines of the buffing party, but the homemade goodies will likely be the only way to get the youngsters to quit before they wear your floor out
Surtech's Model FAB buffing machine was designed for polishing large parts which are too difficult to polish manually, typically stainless steel fabrications, sheet and plate, hollow sections, enclosures, etc.
Robotic finishing cells use 6-axis robots combined with equipment with abrasive belts or wheels, wire brushes or buff wheels, or both to perform programmed, highly efficient grinding, polishing, buffing, satin finishing and deburring operations.
Three men were improving Tuesday after being burned a day earlier when a fire broke out as they were buffing a floor with acetone, officials said.
After repeated spray buffing, additional coats of polish should be applied.
Certain types of artifacts affect disk performance, even after buffing.