GR8 – compound for buttons and fashion accessories: a new solution for the high quality grinding

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January 14, 2021 / By Redazione

GR8 GREAT GRINDING: a new solution for the high quality grinding

In the context of the tumbling process of buttons, fashion accessories and costume jewelry in plastic materials (polyester, PMMA, cellulose acetate, plastic difined « bio »), resins and natural materials (dark or light horn, corozo), the optimal solution to guarantee a high quality finishing is to make « dry » the first step too, that is the grinding.  

The R&D department of PAI CRISTAL ITALIA has developped a new solution to reply directly to the most important working needs.

Using the compound GR8 – GREAT GRINDING you can :

  • OBTAIN A PERFECT SURFACE: the new compound GR8 allows to eliminate the deepest scratches and the flaws caused from the milling and moulding. The surface roughness (Ra) of the piece after the 15 h treatment with the compound GR8 is 0,355µm. This is a value that guarantees to the following smoothing step to flatten the surface in an excellent way, setting it up for the shining.
  • ACHIEVE STEADY RESULTS [icona]: loading every day the tumbling machine with the recommended compound quantity from PAI CRISTAL, the pieces quality will be regular and the treated surface will be homogeneous.
  • DECREASE THE CONSUMPTIONS: compared to the previous grinding compound PO5, the contact with the wood media, supported by the using of oil PAILAST 4 (in small quantities) for the first cycles, has considerably improved. Fewer balls are formed and consumptions have been reduced by 20%. The compound GR8 leaves furthermore residuals easy to wash.
  • SIMPLIFY AND MAKE SAFE THE TUMBLING WORKER’S ACTIVITY: the compound GR8 is easy to use and apply. The tumbling department remains clean and tidy, eliminating pumice bags that cause the presence of powder. Replacing the pumice with the compound GR8, you can eliminate the spread of silica in the workplace. 

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