HOW TO APPLY CERAMIC COATING

PREPARING THE SURFACE

5 STEPS

WASH IRON REMOVER CLAY BAR PAINT CORRECTION IPA WIPE DOWN

PREPARING THE SURFACE

STEP 1 of 5

Washing is the obvious first step. Be sure to use the 2-Bucket Method to get your car or truck as clean as possible without scratching.

WASH

PREPARING THE SURFACE

STEP 2 of 5

Iron particles won't be removed by just washing. Use an iron remover to chemically remove them.

IRON REMOVER

PREPARING THE SURFACE

STEP 3 of 5

A clay bar will finish the decontamination by gliding over the surface and picking up other embedded road grime.

CLAY BAR

PREPARING THE SURFACE

STEP 4 of 5

Polishing away light swirls and scratches need to be done now because it can't be done after applying the ceramic coating.

PAINT CORRECTION

PREPARING THE SURFACE

STEP 5 of 5

The last step before applying the coating is isopropyl alcohol wipe down. This will remove any remaining oils and ensure nothing remains on your paint.

IPA WIPE DOWN

APPLYING THE COATING

7 STEPS

LOCATION MASK APPLICATOR APPLY BUFF REPEAT 4 & 5 CURE

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 1 of 7

You need to ensure that you have a location that is not in direct sunlight and will not be exposed to water that could get onto the coating before it has time to cure.

LOCATION

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 2 of 7

Before applying the coating it is worth the time and effort to mask off trim, headlights, etc. to protect them from accidentally getting the ceramic coating on them.

MASK

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 3 of 7

Whether you're using the provided applicator or a microfiber rag, just apply small drops to it. A little goes a long way. Also, if you're using microfiber you'll want to discard it afterward.

APPLICATOR

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 4 of 7

Most ceramic coatings have limited working time. It's best to apply to a 2' x 2' section and then move on to a new section after you've buffed it.

APPLY

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 5 of 7

Once the 2' x 2' section of ceramic coating has flashed you should then buff it thoroughly with a microfiber rag to remove the excess coating and level the coating.

BUFF

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 6 of 7

Move on to the next 2' x 2' section. Be sure to overlap slightly with previous sections you've applied your coating onto to ensure you don't miss spots.

REPEAT 4 & 5

APPLYING THE COATING

STEP 7 of 7

Now that you've applied your coating to the entire vehicle, it needs time to cure. This could be 48 hours or more. Avoid any water during this time. This includes, rain, sprinklers, dew, or any other source. 

CURE