American Tripoli Product Recommendation Chart

SDS – Tripoli

Product Application Requirement Uses Loading Level (%)
ONCE GROUND
Technical Data
High Cut (aggressive) Metal Finishing
Chrome, aluminum & light stainless, post, pans, bumpers, & wheels
Varies typically
40-60
DOUBLE GROUND
Technical Data
Medium Cut (slight color) Metal Finishing
Chrome, aluminum & light stainless, post, pans, bumpers, & wheels
40-60
AIR FLOAT
Technical Data
Low Cut (higher color) Metal Finishing
Fine polish, usually used after Once Ground or Double Ground
40-60
Lapidary
For polishing of minerals & rocks
50-100
PREMIUM CREAM
Technical Data
PREMIUM ROSE
Technical Data
Light Cut (high color) Metal & Metal Substitute Finishing
Polish & finish, light soft metals, paints, plastics
40-60
R-45
Technical Data
C-45
Technical Data
Very Light Cut (very high color)
R-30
Technical Data
C-30
Technical Data
Extremely Light Cut (mirror color) Metal Finishing
Very soft metals, aluminum, stainless, chrome, brass, paints, such as picture frames, small ornament pieces, display metals, coins, etc.
40-60
R-15
Technical Data
C-15
Technical Data
R-10
Technical Data
C-10
Technical Data
Least Cut (finest mirror color) Plastics/Polymers
Used in polyolefin purging compounds. Also, used as a less abrasive, higher impact & flexural strength producing silica material in molded epoxy compounds
20-40
TRIFIL
Technical Data
Friction Agent Scouring Agent
Used in blocks, pads & shoes
50-100
Loading levels shown are those more frequently encountered – specific recommendations are shown in American Tripoli Product Book – Formulations