I did not have any SOS. I mixed some talc baby powder with my oil based high gloss paint and was able to get the flat appearance I wanted.
An alternative is 0000 steel wool that might work better in situations where youre denibbing something thats curved for example and some people prefer it over abrasive paper but personally I prefer wet and dry paper mainly because its cheaper.
0000 steel wool on car paint. You should not need to use as much pressure. Powered by vBulletin Version 425 Copyright. You need to change out your steel wool frequently.
The pads looked and felt pretty soft if one can use that description for steel wool. The answer is no but you must use fine-grade steel wool if you dont want to scratch your chrome. I wanted to share a technique I kind of stumbled upon last year.
I had that same problem oil based paint too glossy. For metal I use 40 fiberglass or plastic 80 might be called for 36 grit scratches in plastic can be real nasty. Although our cars windshield has a lot of little nicks from over 9 years of being towed around North America we still want to keep it as clear as possible.
Does anyone know what would be the equivalent grit factor of 0000 steel wool. It is afterall paint so treat it as you would the rest of the paint on your car. They did not specify the 0000.
Water crosshatch dry then repeat until you get your desired effect. Plan on performing a second polishing step to remove micro-fine scratches created by the steel wool. Were you wondering whether steel wool can scratch chrome.
A bag of 12 pads costs 400 and will last a year or more through countless models. Posted by USAFASME7 on Tuesday August 4 2015 727 AM. If you want something glossier than this you should go another route.
There are a number of different grades of steel wool from the coarsest number 5 to the finest 0000. Only a few millimeters thick. 000 Extra Fine is designed for heavy-duty metal polishing.
Pads are 0000 or not. 0000 is like using 1500 or 2000 grit if you use it wet. Lubricating your steel wool is always a good precaution to help prevent scratching.
0000 steel wool is roughly the equivalent to 400 grit CAMI or 1500 mirco mesh. Just my 2 cents I only use steel wool 0000 on bad NON PAINTED metal parts because metal trim or chome is metalsteel is metal. I personally would rather use a microfiber or terry cloth on chrome though.
Im thinking of using this with WD-40 on my bike rims which got pretty ratty after a winters worth of salt among other areas of my bike. For some plastics that dont sand well consider chemical strippers be gentle or go up to 110 or 180. So Im curious as to how 0000 steel wool compares to sandpaper grits for some perspective.
Each will give you a different scratch pattern. To get the most out of steel wool always pair it up with a mildly strong wheel cleaner. 0000 cuts more smoothly than sand paper so you wont get as hazy a finish.
8 rotary is my choice for stripping. While some of the rim is exposed or possibly coated aluminum other areas are painted. Some people say that bronze wool brass wool or 0000 fine grade steel wool can be used with chrome polish to help remove any dirt stains and rust as long as its real chrome.
Using our toad towed car we show you how to use fine steel wool Rain-X and Invisible Glass to make your view just a little bit clearer. 0000 Steel Wool 000 Four-Ought. They instructed users to first test on an inconspicuous area on your cookware.
I found that it took a ratio of about 6 parts paint to 1 part talc to get the desired result. With 0000 steel wool or Scotch-Brite TM pad dampen your steel wool before proceeding. Dont use rusty wool.
So even lubricated by wax youll be left with a somewhat satin or semi-gloss finish. 9 rows SteelWool is available in 8 grades or Fiber Diameters from Extra Fine 0000 steel wool. The coarsest grades can be used to remove paint varnish or finish from wood to prepare the article for further work.
Grade 0000 and 000 can be used on chrome surfaces without worrying about scratching. Using 0000 Steel Wool on models. 000 steel wool worked sanding worked tsp had no effect vinegar had no effect.
I dont know if SOS. Pads but I did happen to find some small steel wool pads under the sink. 0000 steel wool works great for polishing exhaust tips removing light.
I should caution you that 0000 steel wool wont polish it per se rather it will have the opposite effect of scratching the surface theyre very very fine scratches but scratches nonetheless. 0000 Super Fine is the more popular of the two grades. 80 No reason to go finer or coarser for any kind of filler that I can see.
Use the same steps as with the terry above.