Metal Polishing Myths, Half Truths and Lies
17. A hard compound cuts better than a soft one
Again, that's one of those kinda, ish, sort of deals.
>p> The shape of the abrasive crystal also determines how it will cut.
A hard compound or abrasive may also be brittle. Then it will cut once, lose its edge and won't cut at all, while a softer abrasive may hold its edge and keep on cutting.
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