Depending On The Finish That Is Required, A Number Of Stages Will Have To Take Place To Achieve A Desired Result.
Using the linishing technique, dependable on the item; comprises of either grinding, circular sanding, spindle, or belt sanding techniques to improve the surface finish. At this stage it is mainly used to eliminate machine milling/press marks, dents, metal impurities/porosity, and rough casting surfaces. Lapping is a highly specialised method where smaller items are required to be flat, parallel, need controlling for sizing, or require a fine specific surface fininsh.
At Lambert's London, our skilled metal finishers can polish even the most difficult and awkward items; different compounds are used during the polishing process on the polishing spindle mops to gradually bring the metal to a mirror finish. The final stage is with a special rouge compound, producing the highest quality mirror finish.
Applied for creating an even consistent grain effect onto the metal after it has been polished. A contemporary brushed finish, which can be applied in different grades of coarseness. Grained effects can be established using different abrasive mops/belts/cloths and application pressure.
Used as a decorative finish for texturing or producing attractive matt finishes; but also, different abrasive grades are used in preparing surfaces prior to metal finishing. i.e, removal of surface contaminants.