Bothered by micro scratches?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by IllusionEntity, May 7, 2015.

  1. IllusionEntity macrumors 6502


    Jun 23, 2013
    Kent, UK
    I have just used a cape cod polishing cloth on mine and it looks like it just came out of the box.

    Here's a pic.

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1431014921.188415.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1431014952.642284.jpg

    I got these as a pack of 2 on eBay for £4.

    Just to reiterate, they are amazing.
  2. techno-Zen macrumors 6502a


    Apr 27, 2015
    Gilbert, AZ
  3. Piggie macrumors G3


    Feb 23, 2010
    That's a point I'm not aware anyone has talked about yet.

    Metal polishing compounds, or polishing cloths that are impregnated with a polishing compound.

    If they are abrasive enough to, microscopically remove metal.
    Which is what you need to do, to remove a scratch in metal.

    Then, they must have some fine. VERY fine. VERY hard compounds in there to do the work.

    Would Sapphire stand up 100% to such fine abrasive compounds being rubbed against the side of the screen?

    It would be quite hard, and take great care to not get any abrasive polishing cream near the screen.
  4. IllusionEntity thread starter macrumors 6502


    Jun 23, 2013
    Kent, UK

    Oh I should have probably mentioned that. If you are going to use this then do not get the liquid from the cloth on the screen of the device. I got a smidgen on the screen but it hasn't harmed the display at all but I wouldn't recommend rubbing this on the screen also. Make sure you only apply this to the SS itself and keep well away from the screen.

    That being said, it is only a soft polishing cloth.
  5. Brian Y macrumors 68040

    Oct 21, 2012
    If you use it on the screen you'll remove the oleophobic coating.

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