(Air Float Cream)
(sometimes mistakenly known in Australia as Rottenstone) Air Float Cream is a super fine abrasive powder used to
impart a brilliant sheen to the final finish of French Polish and
many other finishes. Use it over our SHELLAWAX & SHELLAWAX
CREAM to give a dryer shine to the finish. It can also be used
prior to applying a finish.
|HINTS FOR USING TRIPOLI
Use on woodturning prior to
applying Shellawax for a brilliant finish
Sand up to 1200 grit. abrasive, dip a clean soft rag
into Traditional Wax then into the TRIPOLI work the surface of the turning
with the lathe running until the desired finish is achieved, then apply the
Shellawax as per instructions.
On turning after applying
Shellawax to give a brilliant dry shine.
Dip a clean soft rag into Traditional Wax then into
the TRIPOLI, work the surface of the turning with the lathe running until the
desired finish is achieved. Can also be applied dry with out the wax if
required or use paraffin oil as a lubricant Dry the surface after application
to remove any residual traces of the TRIPOLI POWDER.
French Polish for a brilliant blemish free sheen.
Dust the polished surface with the
TRIPOLI POWDER and with a clean soft rag firmly rub the powder over the work
until the desired effect is achieved. Clean off with a clean rag and if
desired go over the whole surface with our Polish Reviver to help protect it
from heat & water marks, etc. and to remove any residual traces of the
Can also be applied with a soft rag
that has been moistened with paraffin oil or water to help lubricate the
surface of the polish and make the work go easier.
Use to dull a finish.
To cut a surface back from a gloss, wet-look,
finish to a dry shine. Dust the finished surface with TRIPOLI POWDER
directly from the shaker and rub the surface with a medium
pressure using a clean soft rag or the palm of your hand until you have
the surface evenly dulled. Do not continue to rub or use heavy pressure or
the powder will start to break down and you may end up bring up a higher
a slurry of Paraffin oil and Tripoli Powder and use this as a liquid abrasive.
POWDER over almost any finish with surprising results.
INSTRUCTIONS ARE A GUIDE ONLY. YOU WILL FIND MANY MORE
USES FOR THIS PRODUCT