metal polishing

The Benefits Of Metal Polishing

When it comes to a finished product, there is no better way to highlight the features, shapes, and designs than with metal polishing services! Metal Polishing is truly one of the best ways to add a remarkable sheen to what might be a bland metal product without it!

The Metal Polishing Process

The Metal Polishing is an aggressive process that removes oxidation and creates a reflective surface but also adds protection from corrosion and contamination. Most commonly used in stainless items, with #4 180 grit being the most popular. Typically when a product is polished for two primary purposes; creating a beautiful finished product, and increasing the durability.

How Metal Polishing Can Increase Material Longevity

Metal polishing serves an even bigger purpose than just giving metal products an incredible final product. While polishing can create incredible looking products that will look good longer and function than a material that was not polished. Polishing can help enhance the appearance of a product. Due to the abrasive process of Metal polishing,  this will help to prevent contamination, and oxidation, all while creating a reflective surface that can greatly reduce corrosion or wear and tear.

What Can I Use Metal Polishing On?

Metal polishing can be applied to a variety of different materials and metals that is not limited to but includes aluminum, steel, titanium, brass, silver, gold, and more. The mirrored finish effect of metal polishing occurs through lots of pressure being applied during the metal polishing process for long periods of time. The primary benefits of metal polishing can increase material durability, create stronger electrical conductivity, reduce corrosion chemical & electrical resistance as well! Metal polishing can also enhance the material in regards to brightness, color, and reflectivity. Here is a list of finished products that are frequently polished to highlight the craftmanship but also to increase the durability of the material.

Materials That Can Be Metal Polished

  • Stainless Steel
  • Low and High Carbon Steels
  • Tool Steels
  • High-Temperature Alloys (Molybdenum, Nimonic, Waspaloy, Tungsten)
  • Aluminum
  • Titanium
  • Copper
  • Kovar
  • Cupronickel
  • Inconel
  • Brass
  • Columbium
  • Bronze
  • Leaded Steel (Low-Lead)
  • Nickel Silver
  • Beryllium
  • Monel
  • Vanadium
  • Hastelloy
  • Tantalum
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Silver and Gold

Contact Markham Metals today for a Quick & Easy Polishing Quote

Markham Metals is happy to offer our metal polishing services to contractors, individuals, and hobbyists. Our large and diverse steel & aluminum inventory coupled with an extensive array of in house metal processing equipment allows us to provide our customers with a level of service that is unparalleled. For questions on our metal polishing services, or for information on our products and services call us today at 978-658-1121 or contact us directly on our site.

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