Prep

THE FOUNDATION OF PERFECTION

Prepping reveals completely clean, bare paint and protects delicate surfaces guaranteeing the best possible results with subsequent steps. Things like above-surface contaminants and old wax or sealant residue can drastically effect results in paint correction or future wax or sealant application. Performing a few quick prep steps will assure full performance from products used later and reduce clean up time.


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RICHARD'S TOP PREP TIPS

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1

Use Iron & Fallout Remover to prep the surface by removing the heaviest, most harmful contaminants and ferrous metal particles, making the decontamination process safer and more effective.

2

When using any surface prep clay product move in short passes and use a cross-hatch pattern for uniform, thorough results. Always work from the top down, cleaning the most contaminated surfaces last.

3

When using any surface prep clay product don't be worried about spending time drying the Speed Shine® to a streak free finish on every panel. If you're going to be correcting and/or waxing the paint later those processes will remove any streaks left behind.

4

Always work on a cool surface and apply very little to no pressure. Let the technology do the work.

5

Most of the loosened contaminants are flushed away in the lubricant, but it is wise to spray the polymer/clay matrix with lubricant and wipe it clean with a microfiber towel every other panel or so. More often if the paint is especially contaminated.

OUR MOST POPULAR PREP

Thanks to the texture and synthetic make-up of the clay/polymer matrix, Brilliant Finish Synthetic Clay cuts faster, lasts longer (preps up to 24 cars), and is easier to handle than traditional clay bars.

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