Single Stage Paint
- Paint that does not require clear coat.
Related: Clear Coat
Caring for and polishing single stage paint is a mystery to many. Does it require a completely different approach than modern base/clearcoat systems? Read this article to find out...
This award-winning Fiat 2000 show-car was covered in the worst case of industrial paint overspray Ive ever seen while sitting in a storage facility. The article goes through the correction process and shows the before and after comparisons from the 4-day long overspray removal and concours preparation. An HD video is also included.
Meguiar's released their new DA Microfiber Correction System, and 5 of the DI Ask A Pro Authors were part of the pre-production development team. Todd Cooperider spent plenty of time with the new system, and offers up his experiences and opinion on the new product along with a tutorial on how to use it. Meguiar's claims that it is a game-changing new technology, but did Todd agree? Read on...
Not only is the Sonax Nano Tech Paint Cleaner much, much more than a "paint cleaner", but it may also be one of the best kept secrets in the detailing business particularly when it comes to taking care of ultra soft paints! Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail offers up his product review of Sonax NTPC, along with recommendations on how and where to use it.
Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail and Craig Reed team up to perform an amazing 60 hour restorative detail on a 1990 Ferrari F40. Check out the very detailed process supported by over 100 images.
In this article, Ivan Rajic of LUSTR Auto Detail highlights which products are essential when getting into polishing work. These products are not only what every beginner should have in their arsenal, but every professional detailer should have them on hand as well.
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing performs a complete detail on a beautiful 1999 Porsche 996.
James Melfi of AutoNuvo performs a complete detailing including a single stage correction and Cquartz UK Ceramic Coating application on a Montego Blue Metallic BMW 328i.
Find out how the 22PLE paint coating really kicks up the look of the paint, when DJ Mayo of DJ Mayo Studios teams up with Greg Gellas of Signature Detailing to detail a few stunning cars, including a 2012 Ferrari FF and a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT!
Ivan Rajic of LUSTR Auto Detail gives his product review of the 22ple VX3 Signature Glass Coating. Ivan also includes some helpful photos of the complete application process. If you want to see how a coating looks during application, this article is for you!
How To: Apply Gyeon Quartz Q2 Pure by Jeff McEachran
Brian Guy updates us on his long hiatus and how what happened changed him for the better.