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How to polish stainless straps on a transport truck

First thing to talk about is that stainless is a much harder metal then aluminum.  My process is pretty much the same for both with minor adjustments when doing stainless. #1.  Sanding:  If you're doing a small area or piece that's in good shape with no pitting or scratches you can use a DA sander with 320, 400 and 600 grit aluminum oxide sand paper.  If you're working on a large area or badly pitted, scratched pieces I suggest using a 3000/3500 rpm polisher with a foam backing plate you will save a TON of time on your sanding process. Here's a pic of the foam backing plate I use. Use 180, 320, 400, and 600 with the 3000/3500 rotary...

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Rough tanks and what to use - How to polish aluminum

  These tanks had not been done in several years.   the Products we used to get this result   Step 1 Sanding 320, 400 and 600 grit sand paper http://dcsupershine.myshopify.com/collections/sand-paper   Step 2 Cutting Stage FastCut buffing wheel http://dcsupershine.myshopify.com/collections/trucks/products/new-highway-shine-10-medium-heavy-cut-buffing-wheel 439T Rouge bar, heavy cut http://dcsupershine.myshopify.com/collections/trucks/products/439-t-rouge-bar-approx-2-5-lb-green-bar-heavy-cut-3-pack   Step 3 Finishing White untreated Buffing wheel http://dcsupershine.myshopify.com/collections/trucks/products/new-highway-shine-10-white-untreated-buffing-wheel Matchless Blue Rouge bar http://dcsupershinestore.com/products/matchless-blue-rouge-bar-8b56-3-bars     and of course using  a 6000 rpm Dewalt grinder http://dcsupershinestore.com/collections/tools/products/dewalt-d28499x-7-9-6-000-rpm-5-3-hp-angle-grinder   hope this helps shed some light on how to achieve a mirror shine Denis Champagne Master Detailer - Onwer at DC Super Shine     JOIN our Newsletter Receive FREE Tips, Products reviews and Information about Aluminum polishing, paint Correction and Detailing in general. First Name *...

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