Polishing methods for tourmaline:
Misc. Stonetype: tourmaline (recently ‘redoscovered’ my Last Lap w/50k) laptype: Last Lap Polish: 50k diamond Lubrication: WD-40 Speed: med. Pressure: Medium Quill Motion: med.w/smallish track except occasional direction change for troublesome facets (this gives tourmaline a very nice poish,very little scratching, is aggressive enough to ‘clean up’ meetpoints. Try it! comments: I have used automatic dishwasher det. (Cascade,Sunlight,etc.) as a ‘coolant additive’ in tapwater but now use T-Maz (polysorbate 20).(thanks for the idea Gearloose) Works as well without adding more minerals.…
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