Buff-Brite is a high tech, water based, micro buffing compound that gently removes oxidation. Buff-Brite is NOT recommended for Polyester finishes as it could scratch. Especially formulated to clean and buff lacquer, brass, nickel, silver, etc. Buff-Brite works easily on guitars, drums, cymbals, band instruments, semi-gloss lacquer finishes. synthesizers, instrument hardware, and tarnished name decals. Buff-Brite cleans without leaving a greasy film. Always use care products in a small inconspicuous area to test desired results.