Introduction to buffing-Generally, buffing can be divided into four classifications: # 1 Satin Finishing-for producing satin, brushed finish. # 2 Cut-Down Buffing-for producing a preliminary smoothness. # 3 Cut and Color Buffing-for producing smoothness and some luster. # 4 Color Buffing-for the production of a high gloss or mirror finish. #'s 1, 2, 3, or 4 will appear next to each compound #. Use Introduction to buffing as a guide for your selection.