THE EXPANDED VERSION (for bands & cases with a combination of polished and brushed surfaces): For this version, you'll start off with the exact same materials as above, with the addition of a screw-driver; and for the Americans, a roll of Scotch-tape, and for the Scottish, a role of sellotape: I've said it before, and I HIGHLY recommend anyone at home wishing to keep their pieces looking perfect needs to invest in a bench grinder: They're quite inexpensive, as well; here's one for $29 dollars: http://www.amazon.com/Grizzly-G9717-Bench-Grinder-Arbor/dp/B000LOMA26/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1251618487&sr=8-2, http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/the-home-depot-ryobi-bgh615-6-in.-thin-line-bench-grinder-with-light. If the scratches are still visible, repeat the process. Rebrushing a bracelet or case can make a huge difference on our reps. For all of our complaining about a slightly off sub-dial or wrong typeface for a tiny word on a dial a poorly finished bracelet or case just screams fake a lot faster. My advice is, if you want to see the same fabulous results as you've seen in my Rolex reviews, avoid CC cloths. My wife has some very deap scratches on here SOSF so i will try to do a tutorial on removing them. You can use paper towel for this, but a microfiber or chamois cloth is recommended. I must say, I am against using Cape Cod cloths for this sort of job. I also didn't know that sexy Daytona of yours was waterproof. No matter what product you use, make sure you rinse it off when you're done. Great idea. A. I just purchased a TAG Heuer Kirium watch (Magnum) brushed stainless steel. How to Remove Scratches From a Stainless Steel Watch Step 1. I used a soft SWANSDOWNE MOP 100 x 12.5 mm with a UNIPOL POLISH (bar), on a 1 HP Bench Polisher. Bright/Mirror Polish Step 1. Stainless steel is more of a challenge to keep clean because it shows fingerprints and … These are the Sunshine cloths from Amazon, but I think their smell is more like laundry than food. I also scratched my watch (very minor) and was at a loss on what to do. Polishing pad. Bottom line - it worked great! Gio where do you get you polishing cloths from? I recommend the one pictured above because it has a completely different application fabric, and a much, much lighter chemical base. Dry the surface thoroughly. THE BASICS. For gold I use their red block. Here it is with the fully "brushed" bracelet: You can post now and register later. And please forgive the strange lighting for this shoot, as I tried to play with it to be able to better show the detail of finish in the steel, which can be hard to accurately shoot & get it to appear on film as it looks to the naked eye--especially with minor scratches. Buffing and Polishing Stainless Steel-Clean and Degrease Steel Parts-Remove Dents-Straighten Metal Trim & Molding-Sand till Smooth-Prep and Polishing-Final Polish to High Luster Stainless. You'll also notice that a lot of people not experienced in polishing jewelry will tout the "benefits" of CC cloths, but the fact of the matter is, without a high-speed buffing wheel and proper jewelers rouge, it is IMPOSSIBLE to completely remove scratches from highly polished metal; CC cloths simply do not cut it. A discussion started in Using a polishing cloth or light steel wool, apply the chrome polish to the affected area in a circular motion for a few minutes, topping up the polish top avoid using a dry cloth. The metal is polished with a fine bristle brush on a belt or wheel that moves in the same direction the whole time, then softened with a greaseless compound or a medium non-woven abrasive belt or pad. When you are done polishing your watch, make sure to use a good jewelry cleaner to get off all of the residue left by the polish and use a toothbrush and use gentle pressure. These are more effective than a Dremel for better polishing results and no swirl marks. Anyone know how to do this? A.)   Your previous content has been restored. Thanks for the tip! Hello, Does anyone have any tips as to what to poilsh a brushed stainless steel watch case with ? "button": { I've got that same Ryobi Grinder! At the end of the day, this might be the only action I'm able to take myself for my watches. The material is too coarse on Cape Cods, has a tendency to leave swirl marks on the finish, and the chemical it's treated with is strong enough to remove tarnish from copper; quite frankly, I don't want it on my watches. In your average room's low-light, it might appear that they've been reduced, but step outside in natural light and you will see your highly-polished surfaces riddled with swirl-marks. "palette": { Also make sure not to apply too much pressure as the heat from the friction created will melt the tape, and you'll wind up having to re-brush the outer links all over again. I'll shop for the same items as you recommend Gio. Js. 3. Sorry--here's the correct link to the buffing wheel mentioned above: http://www.amazon.com/Woodstock-D3189-6-Inch-8-Inch-Buffing/dp/B001UE7JDG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=industrial&qid=1251655865&sr=8-1. I used a small wet polishing/buffing wheel inserted into the end of a drill. Brushed Stainless Steel. Always work from coarsest to finest grade. Before you polish your watch, you will want to clean the bracelet to remove any dirt and debris. Buffing pad. If you're steady and don't slip, sure. These products are all safe for yellow gold, rose or pink gold, stainless steel, platinum, and titanium watches. I removed all scratches (some were deep). 2. Behold the enemy and its scowling and sinister visage! Use a non-abrasive compound such as Bar Keeper’s Friend or Revere Stainless Steel and Copper Cleaner. Unfortunately I scratched it already. Step 2. A lot of people also use Cape Cod cloths, as they supposedly "polish" away scratches. (In a pinch, you can even use whitening toothpaste). If you're hesitant to try this, send your watch into Tag for repair. After you've dried it completely, take your refinishing pad & buff in gentle downward strokes, moving away from the case. And when that time inevitably comes, here's how I keep them looking "unworn". } × Conversely, you could just bookmark a thread in your browser in a folder called Watches that you create in your bookmark bar. Further testing revealed that steel with high surface roughness was heavily damaged by the polishing operations, whereas steel with low surface roughness was relatively unscathed.During the mid-1980’s dull polished finishes became widely used on projects such as high-profile architectural … This worked so well, that I just cleaned and polished my whole watch and removed ALL of the minor scratches and nicks! × Muted satin is the most basic (and uniform) brushed finish but after you have done it a couple of times you can even begin to match the refinish to the gen itself based on the pad or tool you use and the level of aggressiveness of the brushing. Display as a link instead, × Make sure to keep your motion uniform & straight unless you want swirl marks; only move in one direction--not up and down--and do not buff in circles. Step 3. But those super high-speed polishers really wear down the metal fast. The marks are fairly slight (of the hairline variety), but being a fussy bugger, if there's anything I can use to polish them out I'd like to do so. To clean stainless steel surfaces, wash with a solution of washing up liquid and dry with a … Make sure to pick up a stick of white rouge, too: http://www.amazon.com/oz-White-Rouge-Polishing-Compound/dp/B0009STXUQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1251622825&sr=8-1. Completing the Cleaning Process Wipe your watch down with a soft, lint-free cloth. The excessive use of polishing and refinishing products can remove the rhodium plating and produce slight color changes in the metal. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Disclaimer: It's not possible to fully diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. Restoring the original appearance of cosmetically finished stainless steel, such as that used in modern appliances and in a very few cars to make body parts, is one tough job. I never thought that it would work so well. Since these are technically "grinders" and not "buffers", all you have to do is remove one of the grinding wheels and attach a polishing wheel with a few washers to snug it up. As every watch is different, make a note as to which way the "grain", if you will, is supposed to go on your case and try to replicate that same pattern when buffing: After you've gotten out your scratches, and the finish on the steel is all uniform--in one direction (best to check in as bright a light as possible before proceeding)--then grab your polishing cloth and buff it a bit (to your liking) to tone down the grain left behind by the refinishing pad and to give it more of a gen-like, 904L shine. Great tutorial Gio, you are on quite a roll lately. This tutorial will only cover superficial scratches and not deep ones--for that, I know another member made a wonderful, in-depth tutorial on sanding & polishing out deep case scratches, but I can't find it to save my life, so if anyone else can locate it, feel free to post it here. All Gerald Genta design sports watches (AP ROO, VC Overseas, Ingy, etc.) Many Thanks Marc. A lot of people--including on the boards--seem to remark that my watches always look "unworn", so I thought I'd do a quick "how to" on how I keep the finish on my pieces. Gio i put mine for the more heavily abused bracelets here. never mind the standard Rolex bracelets need that simple refinishing to their bracelets to give it that gen look. As durable as stainless steel is, it's still susceptible to scratches and abrasions. 1 Titanium / Satin / Brushed Refinishing Pen One quick question, do you every use the high speed polisher to polish the sides of the watch case? Before and After. How to Polish Stainless Steel: Stainless steel watches are among the favorites of consumers.We love them because of how they look and feel on our wrists. I found that Mother's Mag & Aluminum Polish A. I found just using a fingernail buffer works great on my Rolex. I then used a wiping off powder (talc) and washed it clean with a sponge and mild soapy water. During the late 1970’s, British Steel scientists found that dull polished finishes on stainless steel showed a wide range of surface roughness. The watch is back to its original condition. ©1995-2021 finishing.com, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ   -   About finishing.com   -  Privacy Policy window.cookieconsent.initialise({ I just refinished a pretty badley scratched EX 2 bracelet and i will post it tomorrow once i have some dsay light photos. If you wish, you can unscrew a link in the band and lay it flat: Or, if you feel more confident & steady, you can simply hand-hold it: Of course, some scratches will take a bit longer to buff out than others. link to info/product on Amazon] did the trick. It had a few minor scratches and was looking dull. NOTE: The key to a beautiful, high-polished shine with no swirl-marks is: the dirtier the buffing wheel, the better the shine. I recently used it and a refinishing pad to give my GMT IIc bracelet a fully brushed look, it was a little too flashy for me with the polished center links. }); August 30, 2009 in Watch Repair & Upgrade, (I imagine a thread about keeping a watch unscathed will send Nanuq into a seizure--like Japanese kids watching Pokemon--so lets hope for the best.). Stainless Steel Watch Polishing. Start by wiping down the watch with a soft cloth to remove initial layers of dirt, dust or grime. Made my Link watch with brushed aluminum band completely like new. I had it tested in a 5 or 6 ATM Bergeon a while back, and while he said it didn't necessarily leak, he said he wouldn't trust it 100%. He has been wearing the watch daily for a couple of years now. For this reason, only use soft cloths when cleaning or polishing stainless steel items. elements_selector: "iframe"   Pasted as rich text. The brushed texture of the metal is a permanent effect that gives the metal a well-finished look. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Cheaper than a $300-500 jewelers buffer and just as effective. I wash it, but I don't think I'd swim in it. You tell me. Since this is the only watch he owns, it has more wear and tear compared to people that have a multi-watch rotation. Maintaining Brushed Stainless Steel 1. (In the past I've used tooth paste & a wet wash cloth for minor scratches with some success). Hold the stainless steel watch firmly in one hand with the reverse side up. To demonstrate, I ran the case and toothbrush under cold water, put some dish soap on the brush, scrubbed normally for around 10 seconds, and then dried the case with a … If you are wanting a super-fine finish then you can use their white compound, which is what you can also use to polish acrylic glasses and finish gold. For the most part, I try to be conscientious (desk diving, etc.) In a pinch, a clean dish towel or t-shirt hem will work just fine, but likely won’t remove as much grime as a finer, softer cloth. And, naturally, if you have an image of an original example to compare it to, that’s particularly helpful. I removed the band and held the face firmly,and applied NO pressure and let the mop do all the work in an up and down polishing method. Consult'g, Train'g, Software Environmental Compliance. new LazyLoad(); Read and follow the directions and the warnings on the polish container in order to achieve the best results. First off, start by washing your piece with a bit of dish-soap & warm water (if you're afraid your piece isn't waterproof, you can skip the first step, or check my signature for a waterproofing how-to). Water I've had the same wheel for years, clotted with rouge and spent metal particles. Step 3. Home Depot is my friend. & Install'n Chemicals & Consumables If you do it too much, your case will start to lose it's shape. [affil. Brushed metal is metal that gets a brushed appearance after it has been through an abrasion process, typically using a fine sand paper. Wow thank you very much Gio! http://www.bostonwatchexchange.com/servlet/the-55/Titanium-Refinishing-Pad-Watches/Detail, http://www.esslinger.com/rubberizedfinishingblocks212x112x38coarse.aspx, http://www.amazon.com/Pierce-This-2-Polishing-jewelry/dp/B0007OEZ9G/ref=sr_1_21?ie=UTF8&s=jewelry&qid=1251584787&sr=8-21. Anyone owning a stainless steel Panerai is no stranger to everyday scratches. Depending on which model & which case, there are places on the case that require a satin/brushed finish, and not a polished one. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations might be harmful. By Thanks for taking the time to post it for us. After you’ve finished buffing, go over the entire surface once more, this time with a clean, dry cloth, … After you've gotten out your scratches, and the finish on the steel is all uniform--in one direction (best to check in as bright a light as possible before proceeding)--then grab your polishing cloth and buff it a bit (to your liking) to tone down the grain left behind by the refinishing pad and to give it more of a gen-like, 904L shine. White gold watches are usually plated with rhodium to produce the final lustre. The bench grinder works beautifully. Restore & Maintain Metal Watch Bands & Cases Removes Scratches,Tarnish & Stains Restores Gold & Silver Jewelry Refinish Stainless Steel, Copper With a Brushed Finish Safe on Plexiglass, Acrylic. Leave Cape Cod to the Kennedys. Nice post! Here are some before & after shots to show you just how effective these products truly are (notice the scratches on the SELs): Before (notice the scratches on the clasps): That's pretty much it; repeat as necessary. It did not damage the "brushed" finish and even gave my watch a great shine.   You cannot paste images directly. With this particular cloth, I recommend buffing in both directions: NOTE: With this cloth as well, make sure not to buff any of the highly polished areas (like the case sides) or you'll loose that high sheen and wind up with swirl marks in bright light. Yeah ... bring back topic bookmarking! RE: hand polishing brushed stainless steel (08/07/13 07:13 PM) whit77 Wrote: You'd be amazed how well a green scotch brite works on stainless steel for a brushed finish, all I can say is try it as for using compounds and mops for polishing, I use them all the time to polish my motorcycle parts, especially alloy to a mirror finish so I know lol Just make sure that your polishing cloth that is appropriate for use on stainless steel surfaces. After reading your posts, I purchased Mothers mag wheel cleaner to polish my Cartier Roadster stainless steel watch. Step 2. "text": "#237afc" ProtectaClear is a clear, protective coating that will protect stainless steel from rust, corrosion, tea-staining, fingerprints and smudges.Excellent adhesion to stainless steel and superior protection too. Find What You Need In Under 10 Seconds. Remove Scratches to an OEM Finish - High Polish & Brushed Finishes for Stainless Steel, Gold and Platinum Restore ANY Watch to NEW Includes: 1 Foil Packs of Cape Cod Polishing Cloths The best way to remove minor scratches, swirls, and scuffs on all of the high polish / mirror finish areas on your watch. Many stainless steel tool watches came from the factory with sanitized, brushed or sunray finishing, so check to see if that looks present. Here are some before and after shots, to show you the effectiveness: You'll be amazed how quick & easy it is to keep your timepieces looking pristine, and always have a gen-like shine. You'll also notice when people who use these photograph their finished watches, they do not shoot them in a parallel angle to their light source, and certainly don't shoot them in natural light, as these have a tendency to expose all the flaws left behind by Cape Cod. I didn't know bench grinders were so cheap. Once this is finished, you'll find a black residue, built up from the spent rouge & metal dust. A. I just removed all scratches from my Tag Heuer Link. Ok--start by washing your piece with a bit of soap and warm water. What a family! This will prevent … Orbital sander. A. Polish Paper is not advised for use on other precious or soft metals such as gold or highly-polished stainless steel surfaces. Recently, my brother came to visit and I had a chance to handle his Seiko SARB033. I'd like to star this one so I can find it again when I want to polish my watches. For instance, on the top of the DeepSea's lugs, the surface area is brushed, as opposed to being polished on the sides; I like to keep that touched up as well: NOTE: Be wary as to not let any part of the pad touch the polished sides of the case, so as not to scratch it--I like to keep it snug around the tip of my finger. })}); Not a lecture hall but a roundtable with a seat for you! 2. How to restore & maintain a brushed/satin finish. Guys this is no means a competition between Gio and I it is simply two ways of doing the same thing and i had a good example of a sratched bracelet at home. I have been wondering how to refinish my oyster bracelet on my noob sub and this couldn't have come at a better time! NOTE: Be wary of which way the disc is spinning; if it catches the right part, you'll find it's ripped the watch out of your hands before you know it. Before diving head-first into a watch-polishing project, there are some important caveats to consider: For valuable vintage watches, polishing a watch's case is known to potentially decrease its value: it can noticeably alter the case's silhouette and will never be … Q. I bought a very expensive stainless steel (Hi-polished) watch. 2001 but continuing through 2017.   Your link has been automatically embedded. A. I was also in a predicament as I had purchased a TAG HEUER GOLF off the internet (SECOND HAND). }, We will be polishing over both the bright and brushed finish on the watch without using protective tape. us.tagheuer.com/en/customer-service/restoration-and-maintenance-possibilities. harder! This is great gio! It just takes a little bit of time and effort. I've probably missed it, but is there a way to "star" topics with the new RWG like we could with the old? All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. Yah, right there, a little to the right, oooh, thats the spot daddy! ProtectaClear Coating - available in various sizes.. How Google uses data when you visit this site. If you need a product/service, please check these Directories: Jobshops Capital Equip. "background": "#237afc" When I picked up the watch, it quickly became apparent how beat up the bracelet was so I decided to refinish it. Wipe the chrome polish from the watch with a soft microfibre cloth and inspect the area. Maybe there's a product out there that might do the trick. Do you recommend it? I've also recently acquired one of these Mini/Desktop Grinder/Polishers from Harbor Freight: It's variable speed and small enough to fit easily on a desk. I just paid $250 for the jeweler to clean the inside mechanism of my watch - buildup had caused my watch to stop working, so not much choice there. Lol. Everyone should try it at least once. However, the jeweler would have charged me an additional $150 to polish and buff the outside of the watch - I know I invested in a high end piece, but $400 to clean a watch seemed outrageous. "popup": { When water is left on brushed stainless steel, it can leave water stains on the surface. new LazyLoad({ Rinse the surface after using a cleaner. Even an old, soft brush will scratch your hard steel case. Thanks for taking the time to put this together, Gio. window.addEventListener("load", function(){ Dry it, then tape off one side of the band, to cover the polished center-links: As above, with gentle strokes move in a straight line, away from the case and down the band: When finished, check your results, then repeat the process with the other side of the links: Then, while the center links are still taped off, use your polishing cloth to add a shine to the top of the satin/brushed bits (move back and forth, not just in one direction): Once this is finished, tape off the brushed links so that only the polished center links are exposed: Apply a fair amount of your white rouge to the buffing wheel (when spinning): And begin to buff out the scratches on your center links. Remember, clean wheels leave swirl marks! I spent about an hour with the buffing wheel & I pressed pretty hard . Our CrystalClear Pro Brushed Satin Finish Metal Polish T is easy to use & requires no special tools or expertise. Upload or insert images from URL. 1. A refinishing pad--either in pad or block form--I prefer the refinishing pad. Polish Paper is ideal for brushed stainless steel. The scratches seem to vanish, but use gentle pressure and a good quality cotton cloth. about how I treat my watches, both on and off the wrist; this tends to do wonders for the amount of scratches that will eventually have to be removed. How can I polish the watch and hopefully remove the scratches? Always polish in the same direction of the grain of the metal. A good tutoriial Gio, i would just ad that if you are going to use a bench polisher it may be worth removing trhe bracelet from the head, I have done a lot of polishing and it only takes the smallest lack of concentration for that mop to rip what you are polishing and send it across the room, infact for any of the steps above it is worth removing the bracelet. When you are done polishing your watch, make sure to use a good jewelry cleaner to get off all of the residue left by the polish and use a toothbrush and use gentle pressure. For steel I use blue to polish and green to finish. I would like to give them a gio, and do they smell nice, vanilas good but i would not mind a coffee smelling cloth. Avoid using brushes, scrubber pads, or cleaning substances that have abrasive properties. I have worn my watch every day for about six years, so it was looking pretty dull, with a fair number of scratches - the polish didn't remove every scratch completely, but it made a huge difference - almost as good as new, and a few dollars for a jar that will last forever! Buy 22mm Premium Brilliant Black Metal Watch Band Replacement Wristband Polish Brushed Solid Stainless Steel and other Watch Bands at Amazon.com. Brushed metal has a dull polish and is made through friction. Surfaces. However, there is one downside to owning a stainless steel watch: it will look dull over time and … Brushed Stainless. The polished cases especially seem prone to scuffs and marks on the bezel and case. 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