Headlight restoration polishing compound, a fine grit liquid polish for final, finish polishing when used to restore automotive headlights. The final step in headlight restoration procedure, prior to applying final protection coating on headlight lenses. It will take approximately 5 minutes to polish a pair of headlights when used with an orbital sander. Will take longer when hand polishing. This polishing compound will not take out large scratches or deep discoloration. Best to use a multi-step sanding procedure to remove deep layers and then finish with a final polishing compound step.
8 ounce bottle with twist cap.
- Removes surface stains and restores clarity to headlights.
- Specifically designed to remove scuffs and surface blemishes from polycarbonate lenses
- Clear away milky haze or yellow discoloration with ease
- Finer grit for the final polish prior to clear coat protectant application
- Headlight restoration polishing compound can be used with orbital sander for faster results
The majority of headlights manufactured today are made out of polycarbonate, very strong thermoplastic. Manufacturing polycarbonate headlights over traditional glass headlights has allowed car manufacturers to create headlights in all kinds of cool shapes and sizes, but there is one drawback: oxidation. Oxidation is one of the major causes of yellowing in headlights. Many factors can cause oxidation, including: excessive heat, pollution, harsh detergents, ultra violet exposure from the sun, chemicals, etc. Over time all polycarbonate headlights will become oxidized and need to be replaced or restored. Oxidation creates limited visibility for drivers and safety becomes an issue; this is where headlight restoration comes in.
The Headlight restoration process removes oxidation from headlights and preserves the lenses by re-applying a protective UV-resistant coating. There are many benefits to headlight restoration and in this article we will be listing a few of them. READ MORE