PACKAGED PRODUCTS

PACKAGED PRODUCTS

The items listed in our retail and packaged section are the same high quality products as our larger bulk packaged industrial size buffing wheels and compounds.These specialty packaged items were developed for distributors, retailers and the small “shop” trade, who may not require the larger sizes.

 

Bar Compound - Individually Boxed Packaged

Individually Boxed and Labeled Bar Compounds

Tripoli Brown Rouge - For buffing all articles of Aluminum, White Metal, Zinc, Copper, Wood, Rubber, Plastic.

White Rouge - Especially Suited for buffing Steel, Stainless Steel, Iron and Chrome.

Red Rouge - The finest grade of all. Use on precious and soft metals such as Gold, Silver, Sterling, Nickel, Platinum and Pewter.

Black Emery Cake - Fast cutting. Removes Rust Scale, Carbon, Heavy Tarnish and Sooty Deposits from Tools, Golf Clubs, Outside Hardware, Cooking utensils, etc.

Green Micro Fine Honing Compound - For Polishing, Lapping, Stropping and Honing Wood Working Tools to a micro fine razor sharp cutting edge.

Each Grade available in Two Sizes: 4 oz. “Midget” Bar Size and 1lb “Junior” Bar Size. Each Bar is packed in an individual, attractively labeled, Chipboard box. The outside cover of each box is clearly printed with the grade of compound and complete instructions for use.

MIDGET BARS - 4oz. COMPOUND BARS                            

Product #
Grade    
Description
515-6250 
75-11
Tripoli Brown Rouge
515-6251
75-31 White Rouge
515-6252 75-51 Red Rouge
515-6253  75-71 Emery Cake

Packaged 36 Bars per case.

 

JUNIOR BARS - 1lb. COMPOUND BARS                            

Product #
Grade    
Description
515-6260 
75-22
Tripoli Brown Rouge
515-6261
75-42 White Rouge
515-6262 75-62 Red Rouge
515-6263 75-82 Black Emery Cake

 

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4-BAR COMBINATION COMPOUND BAR SET                              

Product #
Grade Items in the Kit
515-6268 75-4C 515-6250   Tripoli Brown Rouge - 4oz Bar
    515-6251   White Rouge - 4oz. Bar
    515-6252   Red Rouge - 4oz. Bar
    515-6253   Emery Cake - 4oz. Bar

 
Packaged 24 Sets Per Case

GREEN MICRO FINE HONING COMPOUND                                        

Product #
Grade Description
515-6271 12668 “Midget” Bar 6 oz Bar (36 per case)
515-6272 12680 “Junior” Bar 20 oz Bar (24 per case)


NOTE: All the above mentioned products are also available in a 1 oz. “Peanut” Bar Size and Bulk Packaging. Contact Factory for Details


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Bar Compound - Individually Tube Packaged

Individually Tubed Packaged

Eleven (11) grades of bar compounds available for buffing a range of products. 

All grades come in 1-1/2” x 1-1/2” x 7” molded bar form and are packaged in individual cardboard fiber tubes to prevent breakage. Each tube is clearly labeled, with the grade of compound and complete instructions for use. 

 


TRIPOLI BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUNDS

For Copper, Brass, Bronze, Aluminum, Zinc Die Castings, White Metals & Non-Ferrous Alloys.

Product # 515-100 is a medium dry, double-duty, cut/color grade. An excellent compound for buffing a wide range of non-ferrous metals.

Product # 515-101 is a dry, fine coloring grade intended for light-duty buffing on small work pieces. 

ALUMINUM BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUNDS

Product No. 515-103 is an excellent double-duty grade developed specifically for cutting down and color buffing aluminum. Buffs out easily to a bright luster finish without packing compound into small crevices and recessed areas.

Product No. 515-104 is a very dry, high coloring compound. Works well on aluminum or brass.

STEEL BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUNDS  

For Stainless, Carbon Steel, Cold-Rolled Steel Parts, Drawn Stampings, Hard Steel Alloys & Castings.

Product No. 515-105 is a double-duty cut/color grade for buffing out stretched metal strains, die marks, spinning lines, nicks, scratches and weld blemishes. An excellent all-purpose grade.

Product No. 515-106 is a dry working grade that combines fine alumina blended with green chromium oxide for producing a bright, lustrous buffed surface. 

SISAL/CLOTH BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUNDS   

Product No. 515-107 is formulated with sharp cutting, aluminum oxide abrasives, in a matrix of tacky grease binders. Developed especially for applying to sisal/cloth buffing wheels. 

PLASTIC BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUNDS  

Cut Down Grade Product No. 515-108 is a cutting down grade compound intended for buffing hard plastics, such as Polycarbonates, epoxies, melamine, tenite, bakelite, butyrates, phenolics and hard rubber.

Coloring Grade Product No. 515-109 is a dry working, high-lustering grade formulated with an extremely fine abrasive particle. Recommended when buffing acrylates, lucite, plexi-glass, clear-coat urethane or enamel paints. 

ROUGE BUFFING COMPOUNDS  

Rouges were originally developed for the jewelry trade to color buff metals such as gold, platinum and other precious soft alloys.

Because rouges are formulated using very fine, particle-size abrasives and binders of high melting-point greases, they are now used extensively in other trades for color buffing whenever a dry working, luster buffing operation is desired without leaving a smutty surface. 

MARINE BLUE ROUGE  

Product No. 515-111 is a modern development that has proven superior by serving as a true general purpose rouge. This is our most popular grade for high-luster color buffing stainless steel, aluminum, brass, wood, clear lacquered surfaces and plastics including acrylics. Also used to remove water stains and frosted plating burn marks. 

GREEN CHROME OXIDE ROUGE 

Product No. 515-113 is a dry working compound made with green chromium oxide powder. This old-time favorite rouge is used in the finishing trade for cut/color operations on all classes of metals. Also used extensively for buffing tools, die parts, plug gage punches and to remove “metal fuzz” following grinding operations, without disturbing the essential dimensions of the work piece. 

6-Bar SAMPLER KIT

Product No. 515-110 sampler kit allows the user to have a variety of compounds handy to test on metals and plastics and select the ideal product for a particular use. Each compound is individually labeled, bearing the product number, product description and its recommended use. This facilitates reorder of individual compounds.

Product #      
Kit Contains one Each of the Following Products
SK-515-110 515-100   Tripoli Buffing Compound-Cut/Color Grade  
515-103 Aluminum Buffing Compound-Cut/Color
515-105 Steel Buffing Compound - Cut/Color
515-107 Sisal/Cloth Buffing Compound-Cutting Grade
515-109 Plastic Buffing Compound-Coloring Grade
515-111 Marine Blue Rouge-High Luster Coloring Grade

 

 

 

 

Tool Room Wheels and Compounds

Tool Room Wheels and Compounds

FOR PRECISION FINISHING FOLLOWING SURFACE GRINDING MACHINE OPERATIONS.
These wheels and compounds are especially made and recommended for use on tool room grinders to produce extremely low RMS micro inch readings on plugs, punches, form roll, gage and stamping die molds, and to remove braze and weld strains or light rust.

For Cutting Down: Use Product No. 515-451 combination Sisal Fiber/Cotton Wheels and Product No. 515-552 cut down grade Steel Polishing Compound for reducing or removing light surface imperfections such as burrs, nicks, scratches and grinding wheel fuzz.

For High Shine: Use Product No. 515-452 Circle-Sewed Cotton Buffs and Product No. 515-554 High Shine rouge for luster Color buffing without perceptionally changing the part geometry.

Micro Finishing Buffing Wheels - Circled Sewed

Product #
Description
515-451 8" dia -1" face width - 1-1/4" arbor - Sisal/Cloth
515-452 8" dia - 1" face width - 1-1/4" arbor - Cotton

Micro Finishing Buffing Compounds

Product #        
Compound Type
 515-552 Cut Down Grade
 515-554 High Shine Rouge


All grades come in 1-1/2” x 2” x 7” molded bar form and are packed in individual cardboard fiber tubes to prevent breakage in transit. The product number, description and use are printed on each tube label for easy stocking identification.

Micro Finishing Wheel and Compound Kit

Product #          
Kit Contains One of Each
SK-515-555 No. 515-451    8” x 1” Face, Sisal/Cloth Wheel
No. 515-452 8” x 1” Face, Cotton Buff Wheel
No. 515-552 Cut Down Grade Compound
No. 515-554 Shine Rouge Compound

K-402 Metal and Plastic Buffing Kit

The kit is packaged especially for the industrial/commercial and workshop trade that requires a handy ready-to-use buffing wheel and polishing compound kit, for immediate or occasional use. Shelf life storage is indefinite.

Each K-402 kit contains three (3) different type buffing wheels and four (4) different grades of buffing compound. Each wheel is six inches (6”) in diameter and approximately one inch (1”) thick to provide wide wheel units, and is supplied with it’s own telescoping, removable bushing. This permits mounting on spindle shafts of 1”, 3/4”, 5/8” and 1/2” diameters.

Product #         
Kit #           
Kit Contains
 
515-740
K-402
1 Bar - #82 Black Emery Cake  
1 Bar - #22 Brown Tripoli  
1 Bar - #42 White Rouge  
1 Bar - #62 Red Rouge  
1 - 21153 - 6” dia. x 1” x 1” x 1/2” Circle Sewed 80 Ply Muslin Buff  
1 - 21154 - 6” dia. x 1” x 1” Loose Sewed 80 Ply Muslin Buff  
1 - 21155 - 6” dia. x 1” x 1" x 1/2” Circle Sewed interplied sisal/cloth combination Buff  
3 - 21156 - 3 piece telescoping bushings  

 

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DIY Packaged Items

DIY PACKAGED ITEMS

Product line 625 is a great line of high profile buffing products attractively packaged for the homeowner, do-it-yourself market. Every package carries colorful, eye-catching graphics and full how-to-instructions. The line includes both individually packaged buffing wheels and compound bars as well as a 4 bar compound kit and buffing wheel/compound combo packs.

All packages are easily peg hung or stacked and provide complete product visibility.

Bar Compounds - DIY Packaged

BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUND SET

An all-purpose 4 bar set of the most popular compounds: Emery Cake for removal of heavy-duty jobs like rust removal. Tripoli for soft metals like copper and aluminum, plus plastic, bone, wood and painted surfaces. White Rouge for high-luster finishing of stainless steel, aluminum, iron, chrome, ect. Red Rouge for gold, silver and other precious metals. Each bar is 5oz.

Product #   Description
62511 4-Bar Set - each bar is 5 oz.
   

HOME WORKSHOP SIZE

Individually packaged 5 oz. bars ideal for the homeowner & Do-It-Yourself hobbyist market.                             

Product #   Description
62516 Emery Cake -5 oz.
62517 Tripoli - 5 oz.
62518
White Rouge - 5 oz
62519 Red Rouge - 5 oz


INDUSTRIAL SIZE BUFFING WHEEL COMPOUND

Individually packaged industrial size bars ideal for serious Do-It-Yourselfer and small industrial/comerical customers.

Product #   Description
62512 Emery Cake -16 oz.
62513 Tripoli - 16 oz.
62514
White Rouge - 20 oz
62515 Red Rouge - 20 oz

 

 

BLACK EMERY- Industrial Size

For buffing articles of stainless steel, carbon steel, cold rolled steel parts, drawn stampings, hard steel and castings. Formulated with graded aluminum oxide mixed into a matrix of grease binders. It’s fast cutting and good coloring properties make it an ideal buffing compound on hard metals. Recommended for buffing out die marks, neicks scratches and weld blemishes.

Product #   Description
625907 Black Emery Cake
Style: BX-7007  

GREEN COLORING COMPOUND - Industrial Size

A dry working grade that combines fine alumina blended with green chromium oxide for producing a bright, lustrous buffed surface. Recommended for color buffing articles that have a good mill finish to start with and the need to bring out a more lustrous finish. Also used extensively as a secondary color buffing operation if the finish produced by an initial cut down/coloring operation needs further luster refinement.

Product #   Description
625905 Green Coloring
Style: BX-7005 Dry High Coloring Grade

BROWN TRIOLI COMPOUND - Industrial Size

For buffing articles of copper, brass, bronze, aluminum and zinc, pewter, white metals, non-ferrous alloys, hard rubber and wood. This is a medium dry type of compound often referred to as “Double Duty Tripoli” because it cuts down and colors the work in one buffing operation on many applications. An excellent compound for buffing a wide range of non-ferrous metals.

Product #   Description
625911 Brown Tripoli Compound
Style: BX-7011 Cut/Color Grade

BLUE MOON ROUGE - Industrial Size

Developed for high luster color buffing on stainless steel, aluminum, brass, wood, clear lacquered surfaces and plastics, including acrylics. Also used to remove water stains and frosted plating burn marks.

Product #   Description
62530 Blue Moon Rouge
Style: KX-10032  

WHITE CHROME ROUGE - Industrial Size

For light duty buffing of chrome, aluminum or brass. Articles that are not badly nicked or scratched but merely tarnished or oxidized and can be restored to a bright luster.

Product #   Description
625906 White Chrome Rouge
Style: BX-7006  


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Liquid Rouge Buffing Compound - DIY Packaged

LIQUID ROUGE BUFFING COMPOUNDS

  • FAST & EASY
  • NON-FLAMMABLE
  • REMOVES OXIDATION
  • COLOR CODED LABELS
  • CONTAINS NO PETROLEUM DISTILLATES
  • USE BY HAND OR ELECTRIC BUFFER

LIQUID GREEN ROUGE

Specially formulated by combining fine alumina powder, blended with green chromium oxide for producing a bright lustrous shine on stainless steel, aluminum, chrome, brass and more. 

Product #   Description
21174 Liquid Green Rouge - 8 oz Bottle


LIQUID TRIPOLI ROUGE

Fast & easy! Removes oxidation and restores a bright shiny luster on Brass, Bronze, Aluminum and Zinc.

Product #   Description
21220 Liquid Tripoli Rouge - 8 oz Bottle
   

LIQUID WHITE ROUGE

Formulated for use on all Aluminum to “cut down” and “color” aluminum in one operation. Brings up a high luster, leaving the surface clean and free of excess grease and dirt, while removing mild oxidation, water spots and grime. 

Product #   Description
21175 Liquid White Rouge - 8 oz Bottle

 

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Buffing Wheels - DIY Packaged

BUFFING WHEEL & COMPOUND BAR

The perfect compound pack for your general buffing needs. A top quality 5”diameter buffing wheel with a ½”arbor hole fits most home grinders. This bias cut buff is of the same non-fraying cotton used in Formax’s industrial wheels. The 5oz bar of White Rouge gives a bright shiny luster to most metals and plastics.

Product #   Description
62521 5" Buff with 1/2" arbor hole - 5 oz Bar

3" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL

Ideal for the hobbyist or homeowner who wants to use a flexible shaft or electric drill for polishing, this quality wheel comes mounted on a ¼”mandrel. Made of 50ply cotton, this buff is ideal for smoothing and polishing flat or irregular surfaces. Included in blister pack is a sample-size Free Compound Stick.

Product #   Description
62522 3" Buff on a 1/4" mandrel

6" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Spiral Sewn

Ideal for smoothing & polishing flat or irregular surfaces. Type “FD-40” sections are super thick, being constructed of 40-ply of full disc, tightly woven, industrial cotton sheeting. A perfectly balance factory-prepared, nap raked face accepts buffing compound dressing immediately. 

Product #   Description
62540 Spiral sewn, 40ply Cotton

8" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Spiral Sewn

Ideal for smoothing & polishing flat or irregular surfaces. Type “FD-40” sections are super thick, being constructed of 40-ply of full disc, tightly woven, industrial cotton sheeting. A perfectly balance factory-prepared, nap raked face accepts buffing compound dressing immediately. 

Product #   Description
625840 Spiral sewn, 40ply Cotton

6" DIAMETER YELLOW MILL TREATED Spiral Sewn

Ideal for smoothing & polishing flat or irregular surfaces. Type “FD-40” sections are super thick, being constructed of 40-ply of full disc, tightly woven, industrial Yellow mill treated cotton sheeting. The extra Yellow starch treatment is added for stiffness and an aggressive polish action. A perfectly balance factory-prepared, nap raked face accepts buffing compound dressing immediately. 

Product #   Description
62532 spiral sewn, 40 ply cotton

8" DIAMETER YELLOW MILL TREATED Spiral Sewn

Ideal for smoothing & polishing flat or irregular surfaces. Type “FD-40” sections are super thick, being constructed of 40-ply of full disc, tightly woven, industrial Yellow mill treated cotton sheeting. The extra Yellow starch treatment is added for stiffness and an aggressive polish action. A perfectly balance factory-prepared, nap raked face accepts buffing compound dressing immediately. 

Product #   Description
62531 spiral sewn, 40 ply cotton


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Bias Cut Buffing Wheels - DIY Packaged

BIAS CUT WHEELS

For buffing, polishing and smoothing flat or irregular shaped surfaces to a high luster shine on Stainless, Chrome, Aluminum and more. Use with bench grinders, electric motor, and right angle grinders.

The buffing wheels is bias cut, constructed in such a fashion that each individual thread of the buff is “locked in” from the metal hub to the outer surface, creating a longer lasting and non-fraying buffing wheel.

The 1-1/2” inside diameter center plate is easily mounted on a bench grinders, flexible shafts, right-angle grinders, and portable tools.

Zippo™ White Untreated Bias Cut Cloth Buff – Type “DC.  Made of high quality cotton muslin sheeting. For buffing, polishing and smoothing flat or irregular shaped surfaces to a high luster shine on Stainless, Chrome, Aluminum and more. Use with bench grinders, electric motor, and right angle grinders.

Zippo™ Yellow Mill Treated Bias Cut Cloth Buff – Type “DCYT”. 
The extra Yellow starch treatment is added for stiffness and an aggressive polishing action, while yet allowing the buffing wheel to remain resilient and flexible. Ideal when the buffing job requires a stiffer buff with a more dynamic polishing action. Mill Treating also contributes to longer buff life.

5" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Bias Cut

A 5”non-fraying cotton wheel with a ½”a.h..Thish top quality buff is packaged in a see-thru polybag with full-color, instructional header. Label on the bag calls attention to the sample-size “Free Compound Stick” included in the package

Product #   Description
62523 5" dia. - 1/2" arbor hole

6" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Bias Cut

Commercial quality 6” wheel with a 1/2” arbor hole for use on grinders. This non-fraying cotton buff is packaged, as its 5”counterpart above, in a poly bag.

Product #   Description
62526 6" dia. - 1/2" arbor hole

7" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Bias Cut

Commercial quality 7” wheel with a 5/8” arbor hole for use on larger grinders. This non-fraying cotton buff is packaged with a label on the bag calls attention to the sample-size “Free Compound Stick” included in the package.

Product #   Description
62524 7" dia. - 5/8" arbor hole

8" DIAMETER BUFFING WHEEL Bias Cut

This is a bias cut, heavyweight and non-fraying Muslin buffing wheel. For polishing and smoothing flat or irregular shaped surfaces.

Product #   Description
62525 8" dia. - 5/8" arbor hole

8" DIAMETER YELLOW MILL TREATED Bias Cut

The extra Yellow starch treatment is added for stiffness and an aggressive polishing action, while yet allowing the buffing wheel to remain resilient and flexible. Ideal when the buffing job requires a stiffer buff with a more dynamic polishing action. Mill Treating also contributes to longer buff life.

Product #   Description
625308 8" dia - 5/8" arbor

HEAVY-DUTY BUFFING WHEEL ORANGE TREATED Bias Cut

 

Orange Treatment: Cloth is pre-treated at the cloth mill. Mill Treatment is recommended when the buffing job requires a stiffer buff with a more aggressive polishing action that untreated buffs can provide. Mill Treating also contribute to longer buff life.

 

Product #   Description
62535 8" dia. - 3" metal hub - 5/8" arbor


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Buffing Wheel Accessories - DIY Packaged

STEEL SIDE PLATE END FLANGES

Use when mounting 3” diameter metal center buffing wheels. Metal center bias type buffs should be properly clamped together to prevent possible distortion and breakage of the metal hubs and clinch rings.The flanges are installed with concave side toward buffs, and be large enough to cover the outer tips of the metal clinch ring teeth.

Product #   Description
62539 4-1/4"  dia. -5/8" arbor  

 

STEEL SIDE PLATE END FLANGES

Use when mounting 1-½” diameter metal center buffing wheels.Metal center bias type buffs should be properly clamped together to prevent possible distortion and breakage of the metal hubs and clinch rings.The flanges are installed with concave side toward buffs, and be large enough to cover the outer tips of the metal clinch ring teeth.

Product #   Description
62536 2-7/8"  dia. -5/8" arbor  

 

 

 

1/2" ARBOR ADAPTER

Use for mounting 1/2”arbor hole buffing wheels, grinding wheels and abrasive accessories. For wheels up to 1” wide. The 1/4”shank fits all drill and flexible shaft chucks.

Product #   Description
62527 1/2" arbor adaptor - 1/4" shank  






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Lube Wax Stick - DIY Packaged

LUBE WAX STICK

Handy, No Mess Lubrication In A Tube.


Lube Wax Stick is an effective, multi-purpose lubricating wax in a tube. It glides easily onto all kinds of surfaces to prevent friction and heat build-up.

It comes in a handy, plastic, pocket-sized, push-up stick, so that it's right at home in your tool box or your pocket. This specially formulated lubricating wax is biodegradable, non-toxic and non-staining, so you can use it everywhere.

Product Number
Description
21121
 2.5 oz  Tube

Use Lube Wax Stick in the shop:

  • Drilling     
  • Filing
  • Tapping
  • Grinding
  • Sanding
  • Driving Woods Screws & Nails

Use Lube Wax Stick around the house:

  • Silencing Squeaky Hinges
  • Smoothing Binding Drawers & Windows
  • Power Tools
  • Zippers
  • Bikes
  • Sports Equipment
  • Anything that moves or rubs together.


Packaged: On a fully-illustrated blister card. The individual 2.5 oz tubes have a handy hang tab cap that is ideal for per or hook display.

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Proffessional Golf CLub Cleaner - DIY Packaged

PROFESSIONAL CLUB CLEANER

 

The Formax Professional Club Cleaner is a high quality, easy-to-use tool designed for the golfer who takes pride in his/her clubs. All you need is an ordinary electric drill.

Product Number
Contains
21151                      (2)  Bright-Tex Abrasive Discs
(1)  Cotton Buffing Wheel
(1)  White Rouge Bar
(1)  1/4" Shank Adapter


Plus Complete Instructions


 

How it works

1.  Mount the two Bright-Tex wheels or the single cotton buffing wheel
     on the shank adapter.

2.  Mount the adapter in an electric drill.

3.  Mount the drill in a bench vise or simply secure the club to a sturdy
     bench and hold the drill in your hands.


Other Uses:  It's ideal for removing stains & rust plus polishing other steel, aluminum, iron, chrome and nickel surfaces.

Formax Manufacturing Corporation · 168 Wealthy St. S.W. · Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Toll Free: (800) 242-2833 · Phone: (616) 456-5458 · Fax: (616) 456-7507

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