About Burnishing

The complete surface of the Machine Lights will be burnished by hand in a time sharing process.

Burnishing is chemical blacking: The complete surface of the Machine Lights will be burnished by hand in a time sharing process. In several production steps the steel components will be coated with a burnishing liquid for chemical blacking to achieve a black oxidation. This process needs up to three times to wash off, dry and polish with extra fine steel wool until the surface of the steel has a black oxidation and a silky shining. Raw brass components are patinated to reveal the layers of imperfect beauty in the material.

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