Preserves and restores the beauty of cast iron and steel. Can be buffed to a dark lustrous glow. Non-flammable. Blend of highest quality waxes emulsified with the blackest pigments. Preserves the metal on new stoves and helps prevent rust. Renews and re-black surface and help prevent further deterioration on old rusty stoves. Use to preserve heating equipment stored out of season. 10 to 15 minutes dry time depending on how heavily the polish was applied. Not for use on painted surfaces.