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What is a glossmeter

A glossmeter is a device that can be used by manufacturers or detailers to measure the level of gloss on a surface. This can either be used to determine te difference in gloss before and after application of a certain product, or to determine which products gives what type of finish.

S.M. Arnold Inc.

S.M. Arnold Inc. is an American manufacturer of detailing products that is the backbone of extra brands such as Water Sprite, Speedy surface prep, Speedy Stik and Speedy Super Foamer. The company originates from 1928 and has a wide variety of detailing products.

Leanofy GmbH

Leanofy is the company behind Neowax, which is a manufacturer of detailing products, located in Germany. The company aims mostly of protective products and offers both wax, sealants and coatings as part of their range.

DLS Valeting Products UK

Detailed Online is a manufacturer of detailing products being offered via their own webshop. The earliest post on their Facebook account suggest they originate from the summer of 2018. The company is based in Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

Hikari Co

Hikari is a Japanese manufacturer of vehicle coatings. Although they focus most on automobile, they also offer products aimed at boats, houses and solar panels. The company has roughly 20 countries where their products are exported to.

Mayvinci

Mayvinci is a British detailing products manufacturer located in Essex, UK. The company originates from 4 detailers who combined forces in their quest for products that would match the interest of the detailing and protection industry.

iSHINE

iSHINE is an Arabic (Dubai) manufacturer of coatings based on nano-technology. The focus with the products manufacturerd by iSHINE lies on synthetic development and engineering of coatings for different vehicles and surfaces in the detailing industry.

What is edging

Edging is the practice of polishing around the edges before polishing the rest of the panel. This means that you take the time to polish these relative sensitive areas first before working on the complete panel.This minimizes the risk of a strike through or burn through on the edge of the paintwork.

What is acetone

Acetone is a common and well known solvent that can be used as a thinning agent for many different substances. Acetone can be found in nail polish remover, and has an incredible degreasing effect. Unfortunately it also has the ability to severely damage surfaces. Over time it can actually dissolve certain polyesters and plastic substances.

Water based vs oil based product

A very frequent difference in liquid or paste products is the carrier within the product. This carrier can either be a water-based solution, or oil based. The largest quantity of a certain ingredients often determines what the carrier is. Within an emulsion, oil is dissolved into water with the use of an emulsifier. Technically speaking, the oil is still in suspension within the emulsion but is statistically distributed.

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