The 3-inch diameter foam hook faced soft interface pad maximizes even sanding on uneven surfaces. Durable, well-designed hook and loop soft interface pad is a great addition to the headlight restoration technician’s toolbox. Featuring a low profile, hook attachment material that firmly locks the disc in place until the sanding is complete. Ideal to use for headlight restoration sanding discs.
The 3″ hook and loop soft interface pad features:
- Soft, durable foam follows contours in headlight for a smoother finish
- Reduces vibration from orbital sanding tool
- Hook on the face and loop on the back
- Easy installation
- Protects backing plate from damage.
- Increases sanding flexibility on curves or delicate surfaces
Tech Tip: Sanding Tips for Headlight Restoration
Headlight restoration is a service that can save your customers big money and add to your own bottom line. True headlight restoration is a process of removing oxidation from a polycarbonate lens, polishing the lens, and applying a high-quality protective coating like Infinity 4.1. The largest impact that you can have on the quality of your restoration jobs is made during the sanding process, especially the 500 and 800 grit sanding steps. In this month’s Tech Tip we’re going to address several things that will help you get great results, every time.
After removing the oxidation from a lens with either the 320 or 180 grit disc, the job of each subsequent sanding step is to remove all the scratches from the previous one. A disc that becomes clogged with dust, tape or other contaminants will start to leave deeper swirl or hook marks in the lens surface. If you start to notice buildup on a disc and before moving to the second lens, tap the disc against a damp towel to remove any buildup. You will get better results and more life out of the disc.
The second issue occurs when a sanding or polishing disc is not properly in the center if the interface pad. This creates a situation where the hook & loop surface of the interface pad is contacting the lens and leaving swirl… Continue Reading
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