The type of cloth used has an extremely important bearing on the end result. It is imperative that relief between micro constituents of varying hardness and sample mount interfaces be held to a minimum. Napless cloth such as nylon, cotton, chemo textile materials, etc. should be used. Selection should also be such that the cloth itself does not produce any abrasive artifacts. The hardness of material being prepared is the guide point.
PAN-W Polishing Cloth P.S.A. backed is a hard, non-woven impregnated oil/water resistant Polishing Cloth. A widely used chemo textile material promotes a high cutting rate when used with DIAPAT Diamond compounds in petrography, semi - conductor and composite materials polishing. Edge and inclusion retention are superior when used for rough polishing of steels. ...Read More
The finest quality 100% wool fabric Billiard P.S.A Polishing Cloth with uniform sheared pile for general rough polishing with Aluminum Oxide Powders and Suspensions for steels and other ferrous based materials as well as petrographic and lapidary applications. ...Read More
FD1 is a fine synthetic velvet PSA backed Polishing Cloth. Used primary when slurry or skid polishing techniques are required. Recommended for the final polishing of soft metals crystals as well as the specialized application of polishing cement clinkers. ...Read More
A four shaft satin weave nap less P.S.A. backing Polishing Cloth. A versatile long life rough polishing cloth for use with DIAPAT Diamond. Useful for polishing most materials while maintaining sample flatness and preventing relief. For use with 1 micron diamond paste. ...Read More