Metal Polishing Myths, Half Truths and Lies
5. All polished finishes have the same endurance
Unfortunately not, some fade quickly, in particular the metal polishes that contain ammoniates, or anhydrous.
The ones that use acids are not generally far behind them. But also there are many others too. This can be caused by all manner of reasons. Lack of inhibitors, lack of protective waxes, or even the wrong waxes for the environment the finish has to endure. A bad ph. balance caused by the use of acids or alkali or even the protective wax, which is normally acidic, is another reason metal polish will fade.
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