Consisting of fine silicon carbide, anti rust wax compound and oil this polishing bar of 25g measuring approximately 74mm x 17mm x 14mm is for manual stropping applied to a leather strop. It can also use to dress a mechanical buffing wheel. This metal stropping and polishing compound removes fine serrations and burs on knife edges for a smooth ultra sharp cutting edge. A polished metal surface deters rust formation assisted by the anti rust compound. Polished surface offer less resistant for a smoother and cleaner cut.
The leather strop requires occasional maintenance by scrapping off the old compound and redressing with fresh compound. The scum removed contains metal particles removed from the cutting tool. It attracts to a magnet and a proof of compound efficiency in sharpening and polishing metal.
Compound is best used on kitchen/hunting knives, metal punches, awl, utility cutters, scissors, carving tools, wood or acrylic polishing. A mirror finish is achieve with a mechanical buffing wheel.