ANIMAL HAIR PROPERTIES FOR POLISHING BRUSHES AND COMPOUNDS
How areanimal hair properties impact the polishing process
Hairs from animals, such as hog, horse, and goats, are widely used in brushes. One of the major type of these brushes is polishing brush, usually applied with polishing compounds. However, there are lots of cases in our experiences that unsuitable polishing compound degrade the polishing performance, or demage the polishing brush. Now, let’s figure out some perspectives of animal hairs and check how to get all benifits from animal hairs during polishing process.
First, the all types of animal hairs are absorbent; The absorption rates are 10% – 13%. This property sould be considered first while choosing polishing compound, it is greatly different from wire and poly-fillaments. Sencond, over 95% polishing brushes made by animal hairs are hand-laced. In hand-laced polishing brushes, all fillaments are connected together, partial destortion may cause whole brush failed. Third, types of animal hair having different stiffness and thinkness, choosing correct one by application and purpose is very important.
Support by Honway Material Co. Ltd., polishing compoud to maximum the benifits and performance need to consider many attribute dimensions:
- Liquidity should be suitable for hair types
- Capillary effects of hair types
- Smoonthness/dryness of polishing compoud while it applied
- typical properties of compoud, suchas grits, mixed ratio, abrasive types
To get the best performance and surface result, it is necessary to choose correct type of animal hair, brush type, and polishing compounds. DTC/Brutex Industries Inc. and Honway Material Co. Ltd. are bring the best polishing solution with finest surface to clients. Please contact us and describe your applications and targets, we are happy solving problems and creating portfilio!