ELIMINATION OF DISTORTION
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Abrasive may be used wet or dry.
I n hot humid
areas, it may be necessary to reduce the surface
I t is recommended that every precaution be taken
t e m p e r a t u r e . This can be done by using the abrasives
t o assure that the abrasives do not become contam-
with either water or a detergent water mixture. Refer
i n a t e d with foreign matter. The abrasives should be
k e p t away from dirt, d u s t , o r o t h e r g r i t t y m a t e r i a l
t o paragraph 13 below. A fan may be used to blow
which could scratch the distorted area. The abrasives
air across the surface to help reduce the surface
should be wiped clean of interfering abraded particles
b o t h during and after completion of each step out-
For most effective results, the hand application of
However, a n o r b i t a l
abrasives is recommended.
The abrasives may be reused many times by wash-
v i b r a t o r w i t h s p e e d s i n the t w e l v e - t h o u s a n d RPM
i n g with detergent and water, drying, and sprinkling
range, u s i n g an abrasive p a d area of 4 inches, x
with talcum powder. Talcum powder sprinkled on the
4 inches may be used.
a b r a s i v e during use will add to the longevity of the
When changing from a coarse to a fine cutting
a b r a s i v e , i n order to accomplish a smooth blend, an
A t t e m p t s to restore a warm surface is not recom-
area considerably larger than the preceding area
Work slowly to avoid building up heat.
should be abraded.
E x c e s s i v e heat will cause slight surface distortion.
d e t e r g e n t to one quart of water
and mix a new amount for each
The listed materials are used in preparing the
distorted area for restoration.
listed in paragraph 15.
Liquid gallon container.
Liquid quart container.
Cold water source.
Container liquid detergent.
b. Fill quart container from mixture.
c . Using mixture and industrial wipes, thoroughly
clean area to be restored.
The steps listed below should be followed to
d . Rinse quart container with cold water and re-
fill from mixture.
a . Fill gallon container with cold water and mix
using mixture in quart container as a slurry.
in one-half container of liquid detergent.
f . After completion of step a., rinse surface with
liquid from gallon container.
g . Rinse quart container with cold water.
If a one-gallon container is not
h . R e p e a t s t e p s g . a n d b. above until all steps
a v a i l a b l e , an alternate mixture
would be to mix one capful of