What is the liquid wax for cars, how to choose and how to use them?

wax for cars

Over time the colour of the car fade, appear cracks, which will eventually become very noticeable and spoil the appearance of the car. If you leave all as is, water, dirt, will not contribute to the growth of cracks in the varnish. Drivers often struggle with microcracks using the nail. But it gives a temporary visual effect. If you want to completely remove the defects on the surface of the body and stop the growth of microcracks, scratches, small chips, you can use the liquid wax for cars.

Liquid wax for car: why you need it

Why car cover with wax? Coating machine wax contributes to the formation of the protective film to the paint surface. As a result, you will get:

  • protection from the negative effects of cracks on water, snow, slush, dirt, chemicals;
  • neutralizes the residues of motor chemical after washing the car (natural wax is best applied to the surface of the body, each of the 2 sinks);
  • a beautiful Glow, covers for car;
  • liquid wax will fill the cracks and scratches, the surface becomes smooth;
  • refresh the look of the car.

Liquid wax

Consultants of the Department of chemistry, can offer you different types of wax:

  • Wax spray. The Spray is easy, but the downside is that the service life of such coating is small. Coating car wax spray will often.
  • A liquid wax. Is used for the back of the car and pounded the area with a soft cloth. The life of protective coating is greater than the wax spray.
  • The solid wax. The use of a solid wax – consuming process. However, the protection is guaranteed for 3-5 months.
  • Synthetic wax. This is the most resistant protective coating. Use of synthetic waxes every six months. Synthetic wax is used in some car shampoos.

Caution! For new cars it is advisable to apply wax that contains abrasive components.

Wax for the car body, which is divided into species, depending on the application:

  • Cold wax is a liquid that is applied manually after each car wash. Cold wax for cars contains a cationic surfactant, and emulsified wax.
  • Hot wax is sicut crassus transparent material with great resistance to wear (you can apply again in six months or one year). The melting temperature is 40-90 degrees. Wax is melted in hot water and manually applied to the surface of the car body and raspolirovyvaetsya. The composition of hot wax includes corrosion inhibitors.
  • The wax foam is applied with special equipment, which can create emulsion of the foam (under the pressure of the supplied air in the composition of the wax and water). Use of technology provides a high degree of adhesion of the wax to the foam on the surface of the paint coating and the single raspolirovku.

If you still plagued by doubts, what is the wax for the car is better, then no harm will know that the origin of the wax is different. In this connection, the wax is divided into types:

  • Synthetic wax.
  • Mineral wax.
  • Animal wax (beeswax).
  • Vegetable wax.

It's good to know! The origin of the wax in no way affects its quality.

Technology of application of liquid wax

How to apply wax on the car? For wax well "sitting" on the nail and perform its protective function, you must first wash the car in the contactless mode, little et succendam its air (but not until completely dry).

Important! Apply liquid wax you need on a wet surface.

Let us consider the question of how to use the wax for car. Liquid wax is diluted in warm water (water temperature listed on the package the liquid wax), which in a certain proportion (it is stated in the instructions for use). Don't forget that the difference in the temperature of the dissolved wax and the body of the car must not be more than 20 degrees.

How to apply liquid wax for cars? The wax is applied evenly to a small area of the car and left for 1-2 minutes. The excess wax washed with water. Waxing should start with the roof of the car and gradually go lower.

Now the machine is poured with air (to remove excess moisture). Then the wax is rubbed in a circular motion over the area with a soft sponge, cloth or soft cloth (a kind of polishing by hand). The entire process of coating of car wax can take 20-30 minutes. Waxing the car with your hands makes no problems (except for the use of the foam composition).

Please, note! Apply wax in the sun, is strictly prohibited.

The advantages of using liquid wax

To address the issue of why we have wax and what benefits you can get from its use:

  • Body paint has good Shine.
  • Protective film of wax does not allow to deteriorate the color.
  • Washing the car is a lot easier (the film does not allow the micro particles to clog the pores of the paintwork).
  • The drying machine is faster.
  • The wax coating protects the exterior from dirt, dust, chemicals, ultraviolet light.
16.08.2018