16" x 7" White Airway Buffing Wheel 16ply
16" x 7" White Airway Buffing Wheel 16 ply 86/80 cotton 1-1/4" arbor hole
White Airway Buffs are mostly used for coloring operations, the final step of high luster buffing. These wheels are used in almost all buffing and polishing shops for coloring or light cutting on all Metals. The cotton in this wheel is a little too heavy weight for use on lacquer and urethane finishes like guitars. This wheel is great for buffing aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper and all other metals. The construction of the Airway Buff helps eliminate fraying and results in an economical, long lasting buff. When used with a perforated center plate insert, air passes between sections and helps the buff to run much cooler. The steel center and rigid construction allow greater pressure and faster cutting speed. This wheel is 16 inches in diameter, it has a 7 inch center hole. It comes with a 7 inch center plate. They are made with 16 plys of cotton. The cotton in this wheel is a higher thread count with 86/80 threads per square inch. We can also sell the wheel with no center plate. You MUST USE 8 inch End Flanges with this buffing wheel. Used with coloring compounds like BP-1025 and BP-335. Also works well with Steel Cut Compounds, Tripoli compounds and greaseless compounds. Made in the USA.
SAFETY WARNING Airway Buffs MUST BE used with the proper size Steel End Flanges, Center plates alone will not support the buffing wheel on the shaft. It is very dangerous to try and use Airway Buffing Wheels without the proper size steel end flanges.