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Buffing and Burnishing Specialties

Accu-Labs manufactures a comprehensive line of efficient, effective and economical vibratory and burnishing compounds for metal finishing and metalworking operations such as ball burnishing, brightening, deburring, degreasing, descaling, and cleaning.

520-NP Burnishing Compound

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Accu-Labs 520-NP is a new liquid concentrate for high-luster burnishing brass, copper alloys, zinc, aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. Accu-Labs 520-NP is designed for barrel, vibratory, and burnishing applications. A non-viscous liquid 520-NP mixes readily with cold or hot water and tolerates hard water conditions. It contains no soap and leaves no film on work.

525-NL Burnishing Compound

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525-NL is a dry deburring compound for brass, copper alloys, zinc, aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. Accu-Labs 525-NL mixes readily with hot or cold water in all proportions and has greater hard water tolerance than many other burnishing compounds. It contains no soap and leaves no film on treated parts. This compound has moderate foaming tendencies and excellent rinsability. Although 525-NL is acidic, it is mild enough to be safe on equipment and media requiring no special acid-proof equipment.

526CC Burnishing Compound

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526CC is a dry burnishing compound for copper, brass, steel, zinc, and aluminum. Accu-Labs 526CC is completely soap free and has a balanced composition of biodegradable surfactants of foam and lubrication necessary for high finishing, free from stain or tarnish.

541NF Burnishing Compound

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541NF is a dry burnishing compound for nickel, silver, copper, and brass. Accu-Labs 541NF burnishing compound is a dry, non-dusty, mildly alkaline powder, having a pH of approximately 9.5. Accu-Labs 541NF is completely and readily soluble in water to form a free rinsing solution. Accu-Labs 541NF has a balanced composition of soaps, surfactants, and water softeners that yield the correct amount of foam and lubrication necessary for quality work, free from stain or tarnish.

557 Burnishing Compound

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Accu-Labs 557 is a concentrated liquid cleaner product for use in barrel or vibratory, deburring-burnishing operations. Use for burnishing with polished steel shot, natural flint stone media or part-on-part. Accu-Labs 557 is designed for burnishing to a high luster, brass, copper alloys, zinc, aluminum, steel, and stainless steel.

559 Burnishing Compound Booster

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Accu-Labs 559 is a concentrated liquid burnishing detergency booster. Accu-Labs 559 is formulated specifically to have a high emulsification capacity to enable the rapid cleaning of metal parts that are heavily coated with oils and lubricant compounds.

Accu-Labs 335 RXS Steel Tumbling Compound

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Accu-Labs 335 RXS Steel Tumbling Compound is a highly alkaline based product that is used to remove light rust, clean and brighten steel in a barrel. Accu-Labs 335 RXS can also be used with abrasive for deburring and the removal of heavier rusts and scales.  When used at the concentration of 4 – 8 ounces per gallon of water, Accu-Labs 335 RXS brings up a brilliant luster on steel, and eliminates the need for any further cleaning prior to plating. When used as a burnishing compound, Accu-Labs 335 RXS can be used with balls, media, or self-rolling.

Accu-Labs 386-SD Steel Tumbling Compound

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Accu-Labs 386-SD is a blend of alkaline salts, biodegradable surface active agents, organic dispersants, all specifically formulated for the cleaning of zinc, brass, copper, and steel in a barrel tumbling operation.

584D Burnishing Compound

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Accu-Labs 584 Liquid Burnishing Compound was specifically developed for use in conventional and vibratory systems for the development of a high lustrous finish on zinc, aluminum, stainless steel, and brass. In addition to imparting a high luster to the metals burnished, Accu-Labs 584 has additional desirable features: Accu-Labs 584 keeps the steel shot bright and shiny. The balls do not darken after burnishing a number of loads. Zinc and aluminum can be burnished for hours without darkening.

143 Powdered Buffing Compound Remover

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Accu-Labs 143 is a mildly alkaline buffing compound remover for use with copper, copper alloys, steels, zinc, and aluminum castings. Accu-Labs 143 is an easy-to-use, moist, brown powder mixture. It is environmentally friendly and contains no phosphates, complexors or silicates.

831-P Buffing Compound Remover

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831-P Buffing Compound Remover is phosphate-free and biodegradable, buffered, mildly alkaline liquid detergent, containing no soap, which is used for the economical and rapid removal of buffing compounds from most metals, especially gold. 831-P Buffing Compound Remover has excellent wetting and dispersing properties accounting for its long life and high tolerance for contamination.

Solutions of 831-P Buffing Compound Remover are highly effective in ultrasonic cleaning units. In a soak tank, agitation will greatly reduce the cleaning time and assist in removing clinging and loosened dirt particles. 831-P Buffing Compound Remover is excellent in the removal of buffing compounds from gold, silver, copper, and its alloys. However, 831-P Buffing Compound Remover is not recommended for aluminum.

2001-N Buffing Compound Remover

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2001-N is a Liquid buffing compound remover. Accu-Labs 2001-N is a phosphate-free, biodegradable, buffered, mildly alkaline liquid detergent, which is used for the economical and rapid removal of buffing compounds from most metals. Accu-Labs 2001-N is especially effective in removing compounds from zinc and aluminum. Zinc can be soaked in Accu-Labs 2001-N for up to 10 minutes and aluminum up to 5 minutes at a rolling boil without tarnish or discoloring the zinc or aluminum. Accu-Labs 2001-N has excellent wetting and dispersing properties that account for its long life and high tolerance for contamination. 

Solutions of Accu-Labs 2001-N are highly effective in ultrasonic cleaning units. In a soak tank, agitation will greatly reduce cleaning time and assist in removing clinging and loosened dirt particles. In addition to being excellent for the removal of buffing compounds from zinc, Accu-Labs 2001-N is used for the removal of compounds from brass, copper, and stainless steel.

897QMR Buffing Compound Remover

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Accu-Labs 897QMR is a phosphate-free and biodegradable, buffered, mildly alkaline liquid detergent, used for the economical and rapid removal of buffing compounds from most metals. Accu-Labs 897QMR is effective in removing compounds from zinc and aluminum. Zinc can be soaked in 897QMR for up to 10 minutes and aluminum up to 5 minutes at a rolling boil without tarnish or discoloring the zinc or aluminum.

Accu-Labs 897QMR has excellent wetting and dispersing properties, accounting for its long life and high tolerance for contamination. Accu-Labs 897QMR is highly effective in ultrasonic cleaning units. In a soak tank, agitation will greatly reduce cleaning time and assist in removing clinging and loosened particles. In addition to being excellent for the removal of buffing compounds from zinc, 897QMR is used for the removal of compounds from brass, copper, and stainless steel.