Regal Associates

Buffing Supplies and Equipment

P.O. Box 178  • Mount Morris,  NY  14510  • USA  • Phone:  585-658-3174  • Toll Free:  800-724-3706  • Fax:  585-658-3493



Facts About Buffing

When buffing, various procedures are used. Knowing the correct method is important to obtain the desired finish. Prior to buffing, try to obtain the best finish possible. This could be accomplished by several methods using coated abrasives, vibratoring or tumbling the part etc.

Examples of buffing the easiest and quickest way for the following:

A) Soft Metals - Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Zinc Die Cast

  • 1st Stage - Cut Down - To remove scratches use airway or stitched spiral buff with tripoli compound
  • 2nd Stage - Coloring - Use a soft cotton or flannel buff with color compound
  • 3rd Stage - If higher color is desired, use a flannel buff with red rouge

B) For Steel Parts