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Glass Polish 14017 Plastic & Acrylic Polishing Compound for Professional High-Gloss Micro Finishes - 50ml

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easy to use】each polishing pad is suitable for different compound so that feel free to match. first install the polishing wheel on the polisher, then apply the polishing compound when the polisher rotates. the operations are very simple, which is convenient for your work. when the polishing is finished, clean the polishing wheel with water and let it dry naturally. After removing the scratches with toothpaste, baking soda, or sandpaper, apply WD-40 to your plastic item and buff it to a shine using a cotton rag. If you plan on eating off of your plastic, try olive or coconut oil in place of the WD-40. grits combo】these buffing compounds are color coded for easy identification in a scale from coarse to fine, brown is coarse, white is medium, green is fine.

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Beginner friendly: prepare your car by cleaning the surface thoroughly and shake the bottle. six small drops are enough for a 50x50cm space to reach perfect results with the green soft cut foam pad. by using an orbital polishing machine, use moderate pressure and polish with the criss-cross method until the milky film looks slightly translucent. Regular grit sandpaper is too harsh for plastic so you must use micro-grit paper. Even micro-grit sandpaper must be used wet so it does not create more problems. Wetting the paper helps the sanded particles from building up in the paper and creating new scratches.Gently cleans clear plastics by removing fine defects and restoring optical clarity in one easy step Sandpaper: Micro-grit sandpaper is the easiest option to polish out deep scratches from plastic. It works best when dampened, to prevent further damage to the item.

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The polish that you need to use on headlights is specially formulated for plastic and contains abrasives, so don’t get it on your paint. Some people have suggested toothpaste can be used, but it doesn't work as well as a dedicated polishing compound or plastic polish. Rub it on, polish the scratches left from the sandpaper, and wipe it clean with a damp rag. Begin with the lowest grit micro-grit sandpaper (360 grit). Soak the paper in a bowl of water for several minutes until the paper is saturated. Using steady, gentle pressure, rub the scratched area in a circular motion. After a few circles, rinse the plastic and assess your progress. If the scratch is still visible, move to a higher grit paper. Be sure sandpaper is very wet and repeat the circular motion. Rinse the plastic after every pass of the sandpaper and continue to move to a high number, finer grit sandpaper until the scratch has disappeared. Buffing and polishing are the key steps to making your vehicle look brand new again. light marks of usage, swirls, unwanted hologram effects, uneven matting and very light scratches can be corrected by professionally buffing and polishing the faulty spots.

As any car owner knows, plastic headlight lenses degrade over time and get foggy or hazy, both inside and out. The outside is prone to damage from road debris, sandblasting from bugs and dirt, and general degradation from UV light and oxidation. How coarse a grade of sandpaper you start with depends on how bad your lenses are. You actually may get away with skipping this step and moving right onto the polishing compound if they aren’t too bad. When you are done with this step you should have an almost new looking headlight, but it would stay that way long without the last step. Seal

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