How to Use Car Polish on Arborite

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Arborite is the brand name of a composite material made of plastic and compressed paper fiber. The material is commonly used in fabricating kitchen countertops; it resembles Formica both in texture and appearance. Car polish can be used on Arborite to bring out the shine after cleaning the surface to remove food, dirt and debris.

Things You'll Need

  • Kitchen cleaner such as 409 in a spray bottle
  • Paper towels
  • Car polish in a spray dispenser
  • Clean, white cloth
  • Clean grease, dirt and caked-on food from the Arborite using a kitchen spray cleaner such as 409, wiping down the surface with paper towels.

  • Spray the Arborite surfaces with a fine mist of car polish.

  • Rub the polish into the surface with a clean, dry cloth. Flip the cloth over to buff the Arborite to a shine.

  • Wipe down the surfaces with the cloth to remove any excess polish.

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