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Can someone help a used this polishing powder with no doing research on my movement to shine it up and sometimes even on my train wheel all watch components I'm not sure if a should be using is this for watch case only does anyone know please? 

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I haven’t seen any product advertised as being for shining watch movements apart from the appropriate cleaning solutions. Any finishing and plating on the movement are very light so prone to be worn away by anything abrasive. Only movement polishing I know of is for clocks and that is normally French chalk and a very soft brush. I would reserve this stuff for polishing non-plated cases.

im sure others can add to this as I’m only a hobbyist 

 

Tom

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Do you have any more information on it, name, manufacturer etc? I don't know of anyone recommending using any polishing powder on watch components, with the exception of EVE polishing rubber for pivots:

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Perhaps if you could tell us exactly where and how you use it, on the pivots, or gear teeth or.....?

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Powder is used in watch repair I like to say it's a thing of the past but let's go to our favorite catalog that likes to put things in yellow boxes and see what we can find for powder at least is related to this discussion

Then the links I just picked in shoes the first ones all by itself but the others come in different grit sizes and I didn't feel like listing every single one of them. Plus some common bigger quantities like 5 kg you should build a breeze do that at no time as soon as to figure out what to use it for.

https://www.bergeon.swiss/poudre-pour-ebavurage-et-polissage-1-kg.html

https://www.bergeon.swiss/poudre-abrasive-grain-moyen-100-5-kg.html

This one's classic for watch repair at least at one time amusingly they call it diamond powder which it definitely is not diamond. All snip out the image from the PDF word has the actual correct words and you can see it comes in different grits

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https://www.bergeon.swiss/diamantine-a-polir-en-poudre-grain-extra-fin-100-g.html

The amusement and watch repair is watchmakers like to collect other stuff including stuff found in jewelry and other related fields so if you're acquiring miscellaneous stuff you'll end up with all sorts of miscellaneous stuff like mystery powders. Plus all sorts of mystery tools sooner or later everybody accumulates mystery tools probably not related to watch repair.

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2 hours ago, Murks said:

Can someone help a used this polishing powder with no doing research on my movement to shine it up and sometimes even on my train wheel all watch components I'm not sure if a should be using is this for watch case only does anyone know please? 

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Thats polinum murks its mainly used to polish cases. 

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Thanks for the  comments  this is why a had to ask  a went to sure 

7 hours ago, JohnR725 said:

Powder is used in watch repair I like to say it's a thing of the past but let's go to our favorite catalog that likes to put things in yellow boxes and see what we can find for powder at least is related to this discussion

Then the links I just picked in shoes the first ones all by itself but the others come in different grit sizes and I didn't feel like listing every single one of them. Plus some common bigger quantities like 5 kg you should build a breeze do that at no time as soon as to figure out what to use it for.

https://www.bergeon.swiss/poudre-pour-ebavurage-et-polissage-1-kg.html

https://www.bergeon.swiss/poudre-abrasive-grain-moyen-100-5-kg.html

This one's classic for watch repair at least at one time amusingly they call it diamond powder which it definitely is not diamond. All snip out the image from the PDF word has the actual correct words and you can see it comes in different grits

image.png.638a85466a56edc3bfe29ad2a25ecbff.png

https://www.bergeon.swiss/diamantine-a-polir-en-poudre-grain-extra-fin-100-g.html

The amusement and watch repair is watchmakers like to collect other stuff including stuff found in jewelry and other related fields so if you're acquiring miscellaneous stuff you'll end up with all sorts of miscellaneous stuff like mystery powders. Plus all sorts of mystery tools sooner or later everybody accumulates mystery tools probably not related to watch repair.

 

7 minutes ago, Murks said:

Thanks for the  comments  this is why a had to ask  a went to sure 

 

Whats that bergeon 6807 powder used for just curious because you put it up on the comment what is it's purpose what you use it for ?

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