You’ll notice the Honda Accord’s headlights in the following video have been coated before. The previous coating on the headlights is referred to as a “scab”. However, the Delta Kits Professional Headlight Restoration System can still restore the headlights to a like-new condition.
Video Description: Restoring a Headlight with Previous Coating
Using a Delta Kits Professional Headlight Restoration System, we remove a coating that was previously applied to a set of headlights. First, we begin by masking off around the headlights. As you can see in the middle of the lens, there is a “scab” left over from the previous coating. The technician applies the CLEAN2PREP spray to remove the dirt and dust, then sands to remove the previously applied coating with the Metabo stripper/polisher (part number HLSTRP300).
The technician starts sanding with a 320 grit sanding disc using light pressure, to remove the previous coating, or scab.
Between sanding steps, we rinse with water to ensure all the scab has been removed.
We continue sanding with the 600 grit. Again, we rinse to ensure we have sanded evenly.
We continue sanding with the 600 grit. Again, we rinse in between steps.
We continue sanding with the 1500 grit sanding disc. Again, we rinse to ensure we’ve sanded evenly.
Then, we polish the headlight lens with a 3000 grit polishing disc to assure the clarity is brought back to the lens. We rinse, once again with the CLEAN2PREP solution before applying the UV coating.
Finally, the technician applies the proper mixture of the COAT2PROTECT UV coating. He applies it with a lint-free paper towel. As you will see, the scab is removed from the lens and it has been restored to like-new condition.