Liquid glass is a waterproofing material used in construction. In fact, it is an aqueous solution of sodium or potassium. But there is another liquid glass, which is used to protect the car body. He has a completely different chemical composition, which classifies this material is classified as "polishes".
Appeared liquid glass for cars in Japan in 2009. Today's release deals with a few companies but the most popular was mark Wilson. She currently is a standard that is recognized by all manufacturers. What's the matter? The Polish of this brand then all the others rests on the car body, protecting it and giving the novelty of its color. The manufacturer guarantees that after applying the substance, the body will be good as new two or three years.
For what it is necessary?
During operation of the machine is exposed to negative influences from both precipitation and dust, dirt, chemicals and so on. Gradually on its surface begin to form scratches, cracks, chips and other troubles. Therefore, she needs protection. Polishes has been used before, but make them based on wax, polymer or silicone. The quality of these fluids was "not so hot", so after six months, a year required repeat the procedure.
The Polish on the basis of liquid glass takes a lot of problems. Of special note is the life. But not only that. What advantages have liquid glass "Willson":
- applied to car wax repels dirt and water;
- high strength material;
- the composition does not include abrasive substances;
- gives a mirror Shine which Shine;
- retains the original color.
But the most important is the ability to apply liquid glass on your own car with your own hands. No need to go anywhere, anyone do not need to pay. Just buy it and do the polishing yourself.
Know what is most convenient in liquid glass"Willson"? It is fully loaded. There is no need after the purchase to buy any additional tools and materials. Here is what is included in the set of liquid glass:
- the main composition;
- pipette for mixing components;
- polishing wipes;
- manual, translated into Russian language.
How to use
Like any technical process, car polishing with liquid glass "Willson" consists of several stages. Each of them is important, so to not miss a single one.
Phase # 1 – prep
The car need a good wash: clean dirt, degrease and dry well. If it was used to Polish another brand, it is necessary to get rid of.
Council. You cannot use alcohol for degreasing of low quality, or any other cleaning agents, if they contain silicone.
Stage 2 – the application of liquid glass
Liquid glass "Willson" is applied not on the entire body, and a small station. The thing is that the material is quickly grasped. And if you apply it to the whole car body, then it is very likely that the mash liquid glass you won't have enough time. And from the hardened composition will get rid of difficult.
First you need to mix two components. Any difficulties in this, importantly, take into account that the hardener is added to the main structure, and not Vice versa. And it is important to mix thoroughly.
Further the cloth to apply the substance, which cover the car. No sudden moves in a circle or randomly. Polish "Willson" is applied in the vertical direction from top to bottom, and fills the whole plot. If the small details are polished, it is possible to apply liquid glass horizontally. Then the other cloth is made of anti-polishing means, material as would be rubbed. This, again, no sudden movements. Everything is carried out smoothly and accurately.
And in this way is processed by the entire body of a car. Then the car should be left in a closed room (garage) for six hours. It was during this time that the Polish will eventually become dense and caught up with lacquer coating.
It is important. Even for weeks after application will be the stabilization of liquid glass "Willson", so in this period of machine operation is not recommended it the sink means with chemically active components.
Whatever intuitive nor was the work with liquid glass, you need to know certain details, so the first pancake was not lumpy:
- The optimal temperature at which to carry out the cleaning and polishing of the body, from +10C to +40C. So if you decide to hold the application liquid glass "Willson" in the winter, do it in a heated garage.
- But on a strongly heated surface Polish is better not to apply. So all you need to do a few hours after engine stop.
- It is best to buff a car in a closed room, where there is no sun, no high temperature and humidity, no dust.
- Mark Wilson offers two versions of liquid glass: for light cars and dark. So I have to make the right choice.
Another point, which concerns two types of liquid glass "Wilson". Today the manufacturer offers:
- mirror Shine;
- water-repellent effect.
The first is best used in conditions where there is a large amount of dirt and water. Second, on the contrary, for those who travel on muddy roads. In principle, it is possible to use two part "Willson" at the same time, if you do not want to choose between beauty and practicality. First, the car to cover the first substance, and then after polishing the second, which is also polished.