Polishing

Polishing

Buffing

Buff lathe
Buff lathe image

1.What is buffing?

・It is a method to polish the metal surface to give a gloss.
・This is a method of applying abrasive to a flexible polishing tool such as cloth,
rotating the polishing tool using power, and polishing the workpiece.
・There are a method using a fixed type buff race machine and a method using a movable buffing tool.

2.Classification by means

1)Buff lathe
・ It is a method to rotate the buff attached to the buff lathe and bring
the workpiece into contact with the buff.
・The workpiece of size and weight that can be held by hand is suitable.
2)Flexible buffing
It is a method of using a movable buffing tool for a large workpiece.

Cylindrical polishing

Cylindrical polishing
Cylindrical polishing image

What is Cylindrical polishing?

Cylindrical polishing is the process of polishing the outer surface of a cylindrical workpiece.
Both ends of the workpiece are fixed to the grinding machine and rotational motion is given.
The grindstone rotates to polish the outer surface of the workpiece.