Category Archives: Buffing Pads
Meguiar’s DA Microfiber Discs Are Dee-licious!
“Ice cold milk and an Oreo Cookie…” Oh, hi there! Didn’t hear you come in. I was just eyeballing a pair of these incredible Meguiar’s DA Microfiber Discs. Did you realize that if placed face to face, a pair of 3″ Finishing … Continue reading
Ah, the buffing pad. So many variations, so many uses. Comparatively, they are the equivalent of sockets in the hand tool realm. A mechanic may only own a handful of ratchets, but will typically line his tool chest with dozens, … Continue reading
More About Pad Diameter.
Pad tangential speed aka edge speed aka linear speed. Imagine you are standing on the platform of a merry-go-round, and it is rotating at the rate of one revolution per minute (1 RPM). If you are standing at the center … Continue reading
How Pad Diameter Affects Polishing Performance.
How much difference does the diameter of a buffing pad make in regards to polishing performance? It may be a lot more than you realize. First, lets consider surface area. If we compare a 3-inch diameter pad to a 4-inch diameter pad, there’s only a one inch difference between the … Continue reading
Billy’s One-Wheeled Canyon-Running Machine.
As Billy entered “The Zone”, absolute concentration was critical; the valley he planned to traverse operating his one-wheeled machine was treacherous. One false move, and its effects would be irreversible. The machine would mask his vision as it traveled the … Continue reading