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#1408 - 02/11/19 11:53 AM What media for Aluminum mag wheels?
Jack Champaigne Offline


Registered: 04/20/99
Posts: 310
Loc: Mishawaka, IN, USA
I received this request from William:

I want to know what media would I need to bring back my aluminum mag wheels to there original natural look? I cleaned them up to get rid of yellow marks and oxidation. I stripped the clear coating off them and polished them only to destroy the original machined look. How can I return that duller look so I can clear them up and still maintain that more original machined look. I have access to a big cabinet bead blaster . Would appreciate any advise you can give me and where I could purchase whatever I need . Thank you, william

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#1409 - 02/11/19 09:46 PM Re: What media for Aluminum mag wheels? [Re: Jack Champaigne]
Walter Offline



Registered: 05/03/99
Posts: 150
Loc: East Hartford, CT, USA
If you want a dull look like matt grey, then I suggest a wet glass bead process. Here's a video to show the difference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-rSJHjaWoE

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#1410 - 02/12/19 01:12 PM Re: What media for Aluminum mag wheels? [Re: Jack Champaigne]
Raúl Online   content
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Registered: 09/26/18
Posts: 5
Loc: Argentina
Hello, the roughness aspect can be Vibratory finishing.
and then anodized protection

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