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Designed and constructed for superior finishing and longer life. Better results with reduced total finishing costs- that's the whole idea behind Osborn buffing wheels. Osborn makes every buff from the best quality, carefully woven, full-weight material, tightly sewn with quality thread for accurate, even balancing. Each one is closely inspected and can be individually boxed.
More than just products – Solutions
At Osborn, we recognize your challenges are complex and diverse. No matter the issues you face, we supply the proper solution for your specific requirements. From large metal parts to intricate plastic extrusions, we engineer the recommendation for your needs- no matter the type of material you are polishing.
The Osborn Difference
We solve polishing problems on products ranging from aluminum wheels and cookware to musical instruments and plumbing parts. With experience and capabilities that are second-to-none, we always recommend the right product for the job. The combination of experience and commitment to quality gives us a competitive edge – an edge we leverage to support our customers. The Osborn family of products is the broadest offering in the industry.
If we don’t already offer the polishing products your application requires, we will custom-manufacture them to meet your exact requirements. That goes for both our buffing cloths and our polishing compounds. Compare our products to the ones you’re now using. We consistently outperform others in both results and productivity.
Our pleated buff variations are countless and their versatility is the reason they are one of the most widely used Osborn buff products. We offer seven different types of pleated buff constructions: four ply pleated (L Buff), two ply (mini L Buff) and one small ply (Z Buff).
Wave Ring Buffs
The Osborn Wave Ring buff are multifaceted tools that can be used in a wide range of applications. From the heaviest of your cut buffing needs all the way to coloring, the Wave Ring buff is an excellent option for finishing pots and pans, alloy-ware and flat pans. Material options consist of cloth, sisal/cloth and non-woven fabrics.
SLK Coated Abrasive Flap Wheels
The special design of the wheels allows operations with rotational speeds up to 35 m/sec. The trim of the SLK coated abrasive flap wheels adapts to the shape of the workpieces to be finished. Different thicknesses are produced by using spacers in the core. Flaps can be slit. Main areas of application are the grinding of formed parts, finishing of steel tube furniture and household items (e.g. pots and pans, plates of steam irons, etc.). Other applications are in the tool manufacturing and appliance industry, the cutting process in polishing operations and the removing of weld seams. SLK-wheels are mostly used prior to the polishing process.
These polishing tools can have an outer dia of up to one meter and are used for a variety of polishing operations. Osborn has a solution for your applications with the highest quality and widest range of products in the world. Available are constructions special pleating as L-, Mini-L or classic EK-Buffs with material options of sisal, sisal/cloth, cloth and non woven. This is how we have your needs covered!
Classic Airway Buff
The original Bias Cloth Airway Buffs have been the industry standard for over 70 years. These buffs are effective finishing tools for ferrous and non-ferrous metals, marble, plastics, and other materials. Cloth Airways are used in all facetts of the finishing operations from coloring to cutting. Standard Cloth Airway buffs are available from hard to very soft (also roughened), untreated, mill treated or dip treated. Several treatments and dippings from soft to hard are possible. The choice of cloth as sisal, sisal/cloth or cloth is always depending on the customer's individual treatment process.
The advantage of treated or dipped cloth is its effectiveness, a higher service life and better adhesion of the compound. Other materials include non-woven fabrics and abrasive cloth in various grit sizes.