MB Stone Care MAMMOTH MB-18 (5X) Marble, Travertine, Limestone Polishing Powder
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MAMMOTH MB-18 MARBLE, TRAVERTINE, LIMESTONE POLISHING POWDER (5X) - FOR PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY
MB-18 is a fine grained Italian powder that exceeds the industry standard. This is not your father’s 5X, but one of the best polishing powders on the market. It polishes quickly to a deep gloss all calcite-based stones, like Marble, Travertine, Onyx, Limestone, etc. MB-18 will not stain grout lines and is easy to use.
The following are AVERAGE directions. Different stones may require different techniques. If you are in doubt, don’t
hesitate to call us at (888) 509-5831.
1. Prepare the surface to be polished by honing it to the highest clarity possible.
2. Protect surfaces that could be damaged by splatters with proper masking material.
3. FLOORS: Target an area of approximately 10 – 15 sq. ft. In the middle of the target area, sprinkle approximately 1 ½ - 2
oz. of MB-18 in a circular pattern slightly smaller than the diameter of the floor machine. Using a hog’s hair pad (highly
recommended), position the floor machine with a full tank of water on top of the powder. The machine cannot exceed
175 RPM for best results and needs at least 1.5 HP. Release some water and swiftly swing the machine back and forth
over the targeted area to evenly spread the slurry. (Note: keep the slurry thick; not too wet) Polish slowly with a spiral
motion moving from one end of the targeted area to the other and back. Continue polishing for 2.5 – 3 minutes. Then
check the surface with a squeegee. You should have a high polish at this point. Next release just enough fresh water onto
your target area to make vacuuming the used slurry easy. Vacuum to remove the slurry. Then clean with a neutral cleaner
such as MB-1 Floor Cleaner or MB-15 Stoneglow. Now repeat this process on next section.
4. COUNTEROPS: Target an area approximately 3 – 4 sq. ft. On the targeted surface, sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the MB-18
in a circular pattern slightly smaller than the polishing pad you are using. Spray some water on the powder and over
the rest of the targeted area. Set the speed of the right-angle grinder/polisher (variable speed is a MUST) to the slowest
speed. Using a hog’s hair pad, move the machine over the targeted area slowly, applying steady pressure. Check the
surface for results after approximately 2 minutes. If you have a high polish, semi-flush the section and pull the slurry
down to next section and repeat.
COVERAGE: Depending on the type of stone, expect coverage of approximately 125 – 200 sq. ft. per pound.
WARNING: Keep out of reach of children. Eye and skin irritant
Avoid contact of liquid concentrated product with eyes and skin. Wash hands thoroughly after use.
If in eyes: Rinse with water for a few minutes. Consult physician if symptoms occur.
If on skin: Rinse with water. Consult physician if symptoms occur.
Storage: No specific measures identified.
Disposal: Can be flushed to sanitary sewer. Discard empty container in trash.