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RE: Equipment cleaning - polished stainless steel

The Midas touch will work on chrome too. Lots of variation in chrome plating thickness and hardness though, so definitely test it first. It'll clean quite well and should remove heat discoloration if it's not severe, just be sure it doesn't scratch. Has a very fine (like .5 micron particle size) abrasive in it.

And 6bq5 is correct on the stainless. 400 series stainless (410, 430) have a lower nickel content and have some ferrous properties. 300 series (301, 304, 316) have more nickel and are not typically ferrous enough for a magnet to stick. Most bright annealed polishes (ie: mirror finish) are made with 300 series. Not exclusively, but chances are good that you do have chrome if a magnet sticks to it as underneath the chrome plate is typically plain 'ol cold-rolled steel.

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