Vehicle paintwork is susceptible to scratches and dirt. The correct care offers it protection and can prevent it from being corroded.
Vehicle paintwork is susceptible to scratches and dirt. Hard wax, hot wax, paint care products and polishes provide the necessary protection.
Hard wax is the best way to preserve paintwork and give it a shiny finish. The latest generation of products is based on a formula using fine nano particles. These are approximately 1,000 times smaller than human hair and are thus particularly easy to work into the pores of solid and metallic paints. The fine structure of the particles means that the wax can even be applied to the extremely dense, cross-linked surface of scratch-resistant paints.
The hot wax used in most car washes to preserve paintwork is not long-lasting. Active hard-wax sealing is a better alternative. This provides long-term protection and a particularly shiny finish. Most car washes employ hot wax for preserving paintwork. This is not particularly durable. If use is made of a wax from a car wash at all, preference should be given to an active hard-wax sealant. This provides long-term protection and a particularly good shine.
Depending on its condition, the paintwork may require care products which preserve the finish and use hard wax to give it a good shine or which contain abrasives for additional smoothing. Care products are available for as-new and thoroughly cleaned paintwork to suit particular requirements. Others are designed to restore the original sheen to slightly jaded finishes. A care product which will conceal haze and fine scratches is the best option for severely weathered paintwork.
There is no better preservation for paintwork than hard wax. The latest products are based on a formula made up of extremely fine nano particles which are around 1,000 times smaller than human hair. Thanks to their small size, they are particularly easy to work into the pores of all solid and metallic paints. It also means that the wax can be readily applied to the extremely dense, cross-linked surface of scratch-resistant paintwork finishes.
Sunlight, exhaust fumes, rain, grit, salt, pollen – the paintwork of a car is constantly exposed to ambient influences. These all take their toll and can soon spoil the appearance. Regular care and preservation can help to slow down the ageing process.
Instant-action sealants such as high-grade carnauba wax can bring a real shine to new and as-new paintwork and provide weeks of protection. Such products are easy to work into the paint and are also suitable for the upkeep of all plastic and rubber parts.
Damage caused by stone chips compromises protection of the car body and creates weak points for the formation of rust. Special paint pens contain wax pigments for concealing deep scratches in the paintwork and damage caused by stone chips. An ideal wax combination provides effective corrosion protection for the car body. Damage caused by stone chips can be rectified by restoring and touching up the area of paintwork concerned.