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Duro-Chrome is your number one source for complete mold finishing. Trust us when we say, second best is not a phrase that we know.

MOLD POLISHING & FINISHING CHART

Professionally finished products are our only business. We understand your mold finishing and polishing needs and work closely with your to ensure not only a quality job, but also a job done to the SPI-SPE Standards.

Hardware, housewares, home accessories, automotive, advertising specialists, you name it. You won’t see our names on it, but you will see our quality craftsmanship.

wdt_IDFinish TypeMaterials UsedRoughness AveragesResults
1 A-1
A-2
A-3
Grade #3 Diamond Buff
Grade #6 Diamond Buff
Grade #15 Diamond Buff
0-1
1-2
2-3
• Mirror or optimal finishes
• Most time consuming and costly finish
• Steel grade important to results
2 B-1
B-2
B-3
600 Grit paper
400 Grit paper
320 Grit paper
2-3
4-5
9-10
• Removes all tool and machining marks
• Provides good mold release
• Matte finish in molded parts, no sheen
3 C-1
C-2
C-3
600 Stone
400 Stone
320 Stone
10-12
25-38
38-42
• Removes all tool and machining marks
• Provides good mold release
• Matte finish in molded parts, no sheen
4 D-1
D-2
D-3
Dry Glass Bead #11
Dry Blast #240 Oxide
Dry Blast #24 Oxide
10-12
26-32
190-23
• For decorative finishes
• Often used for diecast
• Helps hide shrink mark & other imperfections
• Dull, non-reflecting finish on molded or cast parts


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