Steel Preparation

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                         Steel Preparation

Set up a cup of 1/4 Dawn dishwashing soap and 3/4 water, then put in 8 cotton balls.

1. Attach Gekko Disc and 220 Silicon carbide film or 220 Piano Disc

    Set up polisher:
         (a) 300 RPM
         (b) Time - 1 minute max on paper
         (c) Force - 30 N
         (d) Water - On
   After grinding, if scratches aren't uniform, grind longer
   Clean
         (e) sample with water and use one of the cotton balls (it is ok to rub hard)
         (f) ring guard
         (g) mover plate
         (h) platen
         (i) throw away used carbide paper
         (j) Gekko Disc- rinse, dry off and put away

2. Attach MD Plan Disc

    Set up polisher:
         (a) 150 RPM
         (b) Time - 5 minutes
         (c) Force - 30 N
         (d) Water - off
     Put 6 drops of DiaPro Plan (9 micron) on disc before starting
     Start polisher - every 50 seconds add 2 to 3 drops to disc just to keep moist not wet    
     After grinding, if scratches aren't uniform, grind longer
   Clean
         (e) sample with water and use one of the cotton balls (it is ok to rub hard)
         (f) ring guard
         (g) mover plate
         (h) platen
         (i) throw away used carbide paper
         (j) MD Plan Disc- rinse, dry off and put away

3.Attach MD Dac Cloth

   Set up polisher:
         (a) 150 RPM
         (b) Time - 3 to 4 minutes
         (c) Force - 30 N
         (d) Water - off
     Put 6 drops of DiaPro Dac (3 micron) on disc before starting
     Start polisher - every 30 seconds add 5 drops to disc just to keep moist not wet    
     After grinding, if scratches aren't uniform, grind longer
   Clean
         (e) sample with water and use one of the cotton balls (it is ok to rub hard)
         (f) ring guard
         (g) mover plate
         (h) platen
         (i) throw away used carbide paper
         (j) Clean Disc- rinse, dry off and put away

4.Attach MD Chem Cloth

   Set up polisher:
         (a) 150 RPM
         (b) Time - 1 minute
         (c) Force - 25 N
         (d) Water - on (direct water to the side of the platen, not on the cloth)
     Set up a 1/4 cup of OP-U.
     Pour a puddle of OP-U on MD Chem Cloth
     Start Polisher - keep the cloth wet not moist. continuously drip OP-U on the cloth
     After grinding, if scratches aren't uniform, grind longer
   Clean
         (e) sample with water and use one of the cotton balls (it is ok to rub hard)
         (f) ring guard
         (g) mover plate
         (h) platen
         (i) throw away used carbide paper
         (j) MD Plan Disc- rinse, dry off and put away
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