#2B/Mill Finish

#2B/Mill Finish

The #2B is a lustrous (but not mirrored) finish. #2B is also known as “mill finish” because it describes the unpolished state of the cold rolled material straight from the producing mill. While products with a #2B finish typically exhibit some luster, they are not...

Bright Annealed Finish

While most reflective finishes are achieved through buffing and polishing, annealing is another method of producing a similar luster. Annealing involves heat-treating the metal in a furnace and allowing it to cool slowly. This results in a bright, reflective...

#7 Mirror Finish

#7 is sometimes referred to as a “pre-buff” or “dull mirror” finish. This finish features a highly reflective surface that has been finely ground, but one in which grit lines are not removed. It sees use across many different industries and products.

#8 Directional Mirror Finish

#8 is the industry standard for a truly mirrored finish. Its extremely reflective surface results from many stages of directional buffing and polishing, followed by buffing with a rouge compound. #8 comes in both a directional and non-directional variety; the...