Flame polishing is a method of
polishinga material, usually thermoplastics or glassby exposing it to a flame or heat. By melting the surface of the material, surface tensionsmooths the surface out. Operator skill is critical with this method. When done properly, flame plastic polishing produces the clearest finish, especially when polishing acrylic. This method is most applicable to flat external surfaces.
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