Category: Tips

Diamond Pad Line-Ups: polishing & honing formulas

Honing and Polishing with Wayne’s Diamond Polishing Pad Line Up Formulas: polish & hone grit sequences, using diamond pads, for granite, concrete, marble, and artificial stone. Here are Wayne’s recipes for grit sequences, using our Miles Supply Gloex wet diamond polish pads and surprisingly also dry diamond discs (but using them water in the same… Read more »

Chart for Compressed Air, Nozzle Size, PSI, Abrasive Consumption – SandBlasting Stone

Chart for compressed air and a few frequently asked questions about sandblasting. (stay tuned for more – or ask us YOUR questions…) There are many factors that affect your results in sandblasting. This chart can help you understand the complex relationship between nozzle size, psi, and your compressor’s power output. Is my compressor big enough… Read more »

Barre-Pak Epoxy in Barre Life Magazine

The BARRE LIFE magazine in 1980 published a series on how to use Barre-Pak epoxy. How about this blast from the past? Oldie but definitely still a goodie!   “The Barre Granite Association (BGA) developed a special stone epoxy for use in the monument setting process. It is called BARRE-PAK. This epoxy was specially formulated… Read more »

Website Navigation Options – Find What You’re Looking For

Many options to navigate our new Miles Supply website. 1. Mega Menu by hovering on Products (drill down to where you want to go) 2. Don’t miss additional tips, info, and updates in our Blog 3. Product information and charts under Resources page also: Side menu Search feature (on top) Site Map (in footer)

Previous Tips & Tricks

Here are some tips that we have posted previously that are still great to know! Diamond Pad Tricks of the Trade These pad progressions/formulas or Line-Ups mix wet & dry diamond pads depending on type of stone and desired finish. Trick = Running the dry pads with water! Click on the menu in the following… Read more »