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Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

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Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

Postby Andy G. » Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:38 pm

Hi. I recently bought a flat lap wheel and while I LOVE it, I'm a bit frustrated how to get the dried bits of cerium oxide out of some of the small bubbles after the polishing step. Is it just a matter of wetting the piece and then digging them out with a toothpick?

Any hints or tips would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you, warm glass community!

-Andy

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Re: Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

Postby charlie » Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:01 am

car wash water jet

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Re: Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

Postby Andy G. » Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:53 am

Love the soap idea. WIll definitely try it.

Thanks so much.

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Re: Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

Postby Bert Weiss » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:41 pm

The pressure washer at the carwash is the least expensive tool rental out there. You put a few quarters in the machine, and you have a pressure washer in your hand. Bring some foam, to cushion your glass, and shoot away. They even give you the soap.
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Re: Getting cerium oxide out of small bubbles.

Postby Valerie Adams » Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Buy an old Water Pik at a thrift store. Mini water jet!


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