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How to Clean and Remove Scratches From Resin

 

 
 
how to Clean and Remove Scratches From Resin
 
Resin is a beautiful, durable substance used to make plumbing products such as sinks and bathtubs, as a modern alternative to acrylic and cast iron. This solid, heavy material is a type of composite that is made up of finely ground stones, minerals, and acrylic, which is then fused together to create a smooth, stone-like material. Due to its makeup, resin is extremely low maintenance, and scratch removal is relatively simple.
 
 
   GENERAL CLEANING  
  Resin has a nonporous surface that makes it resistant to stains and discoloration. To maintain the condition of your new resin product, simply wipe the surface with a dry, soft cloth after each use. Most dirt and dust will wash off with warm water. For a more thorough cleaning, use a mild cleaner such as a gentle dish soap. Avoid any products that contain abrasives, acids, or ammonia.  
     
   SCRATCH REMOVAL  
  Resin is an unfinished material, meaning that the appearance is the same on the surface as it is under the surface. Because of this, scratch removal is uncomplicated. Most scratches can be sanded right out rather quickly using a variety of fine-grit sandpaper.  
     
 
Scratch Removal Tools and Materials:

Warm Water

Soft Cloth

#800
Fine-Grit Sandpaper

#1200
Fine-Grit Sandpaper

Dry Towel

Polishing Compound
 
Scratch Removal Steps:
 
   Step 1  
  Use warm water to remove dirt and dust from the surface.  
     
   Step 2  
  Use #800 grit sandpaper and rub in small, circular motions until the scratch is gone.  
     
   Step 3  
  Follow with #1200 grit sandpaper and rub over the surface of the scratch to smooth and blend.  
     
   Step 4  
  Dry with a towel.  
   Step 5  
  Polish the surface with a cloth and a polishing compound. Any automobile polishing compound will suffice.