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Offline reed

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POLISHING.
« on: April 22, 2011, 10:56:11 PM »
Polishing.
If you are doing any polishing like wheel hubs etc wear a mask and eye protection and ear plugs and a good pair of gloves.
Aluminium dust is  nasty to work with.
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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011, 10:26:08 PM »
Polishing.
I got a new professional silicone respirator for polishing etc.
From Snap on today its a multi-use with a organic vapor
Cartridge with a n95 particulate filter you can not be to
Careful .
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Reed.
PS the Snap on number is YA127C.

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2012, 09:08:58 PM »
I'm getting ready to replace my rims and spokes and polish the hubs while they are off. What is the best way to polish them and what are the safety precausions that should be follwed and why? What is the harmfull part?

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2012, 10:50:36 AM »
Edward,
There are plenty of videos on the Internet for you to watch the best way to polish.
And on the Harmfull parts( Aluminum Oxide) is a direct cause to Alzheimer's Disease and
Other lung related disease don't take any risks buy a good mask for painting,polishing
Brake work and carbwork etc I  have been a motorcycle mechanic for 36 years and i
Don't take any risks.
Thanks.
Steve.

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2012, 01:13:07 PM »
i bought a metal polish called liquid reflection from a swap meet it is pretty strong stuff i got the tiniest particle in my eye  it started burning  i rinsed it out. my eye stayed red for 3 months 

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2012, 02:16:15 PM »
But was it a REALLY SHiny Red?!

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2012, 01:38:50 AM »
very shiny

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2012, 07:02:23 PM »
A "shiner" eh??
I have a tilt wheel for more headroom!

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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2012, 08:32:09 AM »
 Concerning working with Aluminum, I would add that great care should also be used when using your blast cabinets and absolutely when blasting out in the open. Wear a respirator. Extraction vac's don't get it all and usually produce a very fine dust to your immediate surroundings. Even if the machine is vented to the outside.  Mark.
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Re: POLISHING.
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2012, 03:31:25 PM »
literally ! tomo . something i am using more of for polishing aluminum is 0000 steel wool fine. it works great 

 


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