Cutting Compounds – Each compound is rated out of 10 for cut (10 being most stock removal ) and gloss (10 being the brightest mirror finish.)
Apollo – Tripoli Brown colour
7 Cut and 7 brightness
Aluminium, brass, copper, bronze, gold, silver, plastics (especially good on brass)
Abracut – Grey colour
9 Cut 3 Brightness
Mild steel, stainless steel, titanium, cobalt chrome, iron
2468 (Tripomax Super) – Brown
Very dry – good particularly on aluminium good cut and colour with a clean finish. Suitable on all non-ferrous metals.
Menzerna 450g super cut – Grey
7 Cut and 2 brightness
All metals including aluminium stainless steel and brass.
Very clean compound to use.
Senior 4040 – Grey
9 Cut 2 Brightness
Greasier to use with high cutting power for all ferrous steels
3050 (Ferrocut) – grey
Leaves a matt finish on all steel and stainless steel
Good surface levelling qualities on mild steel prior to nickel or chrome plating.
Apollo, 2468, Menzerna 450g super cut – brass, aluminium, copper, brass, precious metals – jewellery, gold and silversmiths, aluminium extrusions, pressings, cast items, fabricating, restorations,
Abracut, Menzerna 450g super cut, Senoir 4040, 3050, Titan – steel, stainless steel mild steel, titanium, superalloys, chromes, FOR: deburring, implants, pre chrome plating, brushed finishes, industrial equipment, fabricated sheet and bar, surgical implants, car components, aerospace, turbines, exhausts.
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