# DESCRIPTION pH
Range .05% - 2%
Iron & Steel Stainless Alloys Copper, Bronze, Brass Aluminum Alloys Zinc Magnesium
3 All Purpose, agressive cutting, medium fine aluminum oxide for use with all types of media to increase material removal rate on flat surfaces and provides normal finishing on corners 8.5-9.5 X X X X X X
5 Fast Grinding, of all metals, normal life, quartz based, low foam, use with all media types, leaves a fine microinch finish, moderately alkaline. 10.0-11.0 X X X   X  
5B Extra Heavy Duty, long life abrasive, medium fine grit aluminum oxide/silicon carbide to blend parting lines, remove stock and heavy burrs on all metals when long grinding cycles and large amounts of scale, burrs or stock is to be improved. 7.0 X X X X X X
7A5B Very Coarse, highly alkaline, 60 to 220 grit, rapid cutting aluminum oxide, low foaming, long life. Use with all types of media. 9.0-9.5 X X X X X  
40B Silica Flour Abrasive, for an ultra low fine microinch finish on all metals. no impregnation, leaves a light satin finish. 7.8-8.5 X X X X X X
570S Agressive Grinding, concentrated slightly alkaline compound, all purpose for use on any metals or media type, fast cutting. An economical alternative to aluminum oxide, low-foaming, long lasting, rinse free. 7.5-8.5 X X X X X X
3SC Silicon Carbide Compound, medium fine, for use on all metals, fast cutting when mixed with all media types, recommended for stainless steel. 7.5-8.5 X X X X X X
CHEMICAL GRINDING COMPOUNDS - Biodegradable (non-abrasive)
2 Neutral pH Compound, for cleaning, grinding and deburring all metals, retards rust, keeps media clean, prevents loading and glazing of abrasive media. Very effective on aluminum. 8.7 X X X X X X
2A Neutral pH Compound - Low Foam, same as No.2. For vibratory use, very effective on non-ferrous metals. 8.7 X X X X X X
7A Heavy Duty, highly alkaline compound for grinding and cleaning operations. Non-foaming, producing high colors on ferrous metals and keeps media free from loading. Saponifies and emulsifies heavy fatty oils and greases, excellent rust inhibitor. 11.2-12.2 X X        
ACID DESCALING AND CLEANING
15 Fast Descaling, acid base, restores true color, cleaning and light deburring of all metals. May be used as a secondary operation to remove oxidation, grinding & cutting oil stains. Parts should be rinsed then neutralized with an alkaline compound. 1.3-2.3 X X X      
16 Acid Descaler, deburrs, descales and polishes parts and restores true color from long grinding cycles. Eliminates manual cleaning of parts prior to finishing. Use with all media types. Minimizes risk of hydrogen embrittlement. 1.3-2.3 X X X      
BURNISHING COMPOUNDS - Biodegradable
10 General Purpose, burnishing on all metals, for all types of abrasive media. Fast sudsing, long life. 9.1-10.1 X X X X X X
20 Stainless Alloys and Precious Metals, burnishes and cleans producing very fast viscous, long lasting suds for a lustrous finish, easily soluble and free-rinsihg. 9.0-10.0 X X X X X X
101 Concentrated Compound, burnishes aluminum, zinc and other ferrous metals to a high lustrous finish. Can produce finishes similar to hand buffing on die cast parts. 8.1-9.1 X X X X X X
411 High Lustrous, compound provides an extra high lustrous finish on ferrous and nonferrous metals, exceptionally long life. Use with all media and ball burnishing. 8.6-9.6 X X X X X X
414 Mildly Alkaline, compound specifically formulated for brass, copper and exotic metals. It produces ultra-high finishes on brass, silver, gold, nickel plate and copper when burnishing with hardened steel media; produces colors similar to those of hand-buffed finishes. Consistent, uniform results. 8.5-9.0 X X X X X X
RUST INHIBITING COMPOUND
501R Concentrated rust inhibitor for final rinse operation and as a tank dip solution for all ferrous metals. Retains burnished finish longer and eliminates water spotting on zinc & aluminum die castings. Leaves a protective film which is easily washed or wiped off. 8.2-9.2 X X   X X