Gloss Finish Products

Tape residue left from labels can be removed by using paste wax and elbow grease.

 

Preserve the lustre by occasional cleaning and waxing.  Use only liquid, non-abrasive cleaners.  Afterward, apply a light coating of non-yellowing wax and polish.  Bar Keepers Friend is a good stain remover.

 

Many difficult stains can be avoided by attention to proper use of your molded product.  These steps can be taken to remedy unusual cleaning problems.

 

Remove hard water scale and rust stains with Bar Keepers Friend or with a mild vinegar and water solution followed by an automotive polishing compound.

 

Grease stains and oil residues can be removed by kerosene, mineral spirits or butylcellosolve available from paint outlets.

 

Mold and mildew can be removed with a diluted solution of Clorox or Lysol.  Never let pure Clorox or Lysol come in contact with finished surface,  hair dye or shoe polish stains can also be removed by using a polishing compound.

 

Minor surface scratches can be buffed out using the polishing compound.  Deeper scratches or burns require light sanding with a wet #600 sandpaper.  Sand lightly with a circular motion in as confined an area as possible.  Wet area amply while sanding.  Remove the minor scratches, which result from sanding by byffing with polishing compound.  Applying clear fingernail polish can repair small chips, then follow the instructions for sanding out scratches.

 

Cigarette stains can be removed by using Bon Ami applied with a toothbrush.  After removing the stain, polish out the area with toothpaste.

 

Certain chemical substances can seriously mar the surface even during brief periods of contact.  Protect the surface from contact with these harmful reagents:

  • Clorox and other Hypo chlorite bleaches
  • Fingernail polish remover
  • Hydrogen Peroxide in any concentration
  • Drano or other Lye solutions
  • Sani-Flush or other Sodium Bisulfate compounds
  • Paint Strippers containing Methylene Chloride Comet, Ajax or other abrasive cleaners.

 

Matte (dull) Finish Products

The majority of household cleaners will do well on a matte finish.  Bar Keepers Friend works best.  Also, light abrasive cleaners subh as Soft Scrub will remove most stains.

 

Extremely stubborn stains, minor scratches and cigarette burns can easily be removed with Soft Scrub and a Scotch brite pad.  If that doesn't work you can sand the surface with wet #600 sand paper.

 

Mold and mildew can be removed with a diluted solution of Clorox or Lysol.  Never let pure Clorox or Lysol come in contact with finished surface.  Hair dye or shoe polish stains can also be removed by using polishing compound.

 

If the surface shows shiny areas, usually because of a lot of use, you can go over the entire surface with a dry Scotch brite pad to bring the surface to a uniform texture.

 

Certain chemical substances can seriously mar the surface even during brief periods of contact.  Protect the surface from contact with these harmful reagents.

  • Clorox and other Hype cholrite bleaches
  • Hydrogen Peroxide in any concentration
  • Drano or other Lye solutions
  • Sani-Flush or other Sodium Bisulfate compounds
  • Fingernail polish remover
  • Paint Strippers containing Methylene Chloride Comet, Ajax or other abrasive cleaners.

 

Metal Care and Cleaning

 

Please inspect all parts carefully after your purchase and before installation.

1) Wipe metal product after installation and before its first use.

2) To remove spots, streaking or stains use, Bar Keepers Friend, with just a sponge and water.

3) Stubborn spots, streaks or stains can be cleaned with any metal polish.

4) To remove scratches or renew to origianl factory finish, use 0000 steel wool on a dry surface.

 

PRODUCT AWARENESS

AMI Metal is real metal solid surface and must be treated and cleaned like "real metal".  Unlike plated products, these will easily take heavy wear and tear.

 

To keep your product beautiful, keep it clean and dry.

Contact Us 

2700 Atlantic Blvd. N.E., Canton, Ohio 44705

Phone: 800-288-4095     Fax: 330-453-4913