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EKL
May 16th, 2005, 07:23 PM
My cars look great but my wife is still not happy. Have anyone tried to use their PC on Marble surface? Any Meguiar product can polish/renew marble?

gb387
May 16th, 2005, 07:29 PM
Originally posted by EKL
My cars look great but my wife is still not happy. Have anyone tried to use their PC on Marble surface? Any Meguiar product can polish/renew marble?

Rick used his rotary on corian counter tops in this post....

http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=564&highlight=counter+tops

Not exactly what you want but might help a little.

the other pc
May 16th, 2005, 10:09 PM
I’m not a stone fabricator but what I’ve seen of the tools they use are mostly rotary polishers with water jets and diamond abrasive disks. That’s similar in principle to what we do with paint but immensely more aggressive.

If you have scratched marble I wouldn't expect much if any visible improvement from using paint polishing products or tools.


PC.

Rick
May 17th, 2005, 09:06 PM
For a counter top you could try the DA, but I don't think it would accomplish much. The corian counter tops were just a play around thing really. They did get a little bit shiner, but if I were to do them over again I'd probably use some 84 or 85 on a wool pad to get some more bite behind it (It's not like you'd burn through the counter top if you tried). I tried the DA first on the corian and it didn't do a thing really.

For the marble, which is harder than corian I believe, I'd save yourself the frustration and go get a cheapy harbor freight rotary buffer and see if it did anything.

Mike Phillips
May 18th, 2005, 10:46 AM
A dual action polisher will probably be usefully and effective for cleaning and polishing just about any smooth surface with the right polish, at least as good and/or better than your hand plus it will take all the work out of the process.

Off the top of my head, I would think a light cleaner/polish like M09 Swirl Remover 2.0 with our W-8006 foam polishing pad on the 4.5 to 5.0 setting would be an effective product for cleaning the surface and restoring gloss and shine. You could always apply a coat of wax afterwards.

Just by coincidence, Meguiar's used to offer a Marble Polish,

http://archive.meguiarsonline.com/gallery/data/500/2400_MarblePolishFront.jpg

http://archive.meguiarsonline.com/gallery/data/500/2400_MarblePolishBack.jpg

This product is at least pre-1989 as that's the year Meguiar's relocated our corporate office to Irvine.