Autoglym Super Resin Polish – Shining Cars Since 1986

About Autoglym Super Resin Polish

Why Choose Super Resin Polish?

Having been launched in 1986 Autoglym Super Resin Polish (SRP) has been now been a firm favourite amongst car owners, enthusiasts and valeters alike, for nearly 30 years. Here we take a good look at why it has lasted the course, some rave reviews, how to apply (inc a quick video) as well as a couple of links to where you can buy at great prices.

Super Resin Polish is a 3 in 1 product, combining paint cleaner, polish and sealant all in one high quality, yet extremely competitively priced product.

Although having been around since the late ’80’s the product hasn’t stood still. Only a year after being voted Polishing Product of The Year by Detailing World in 2011, Autoglym re-engineered Super Resin Polish to a new, more advanced, easier to use and better-performing product.

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How To Polish A Car By Hand – Step By Step Guide

How to Polish A Car By HandIn this post, I will look at and answer the popular question of How To Polish a Car By Hand. The majority of readers and customers who ask about polishing their cars start off by learning how to polish by hand before moving to the more advanced level of machine polishing.

Although admittedly you can achieve more in a shorter space of time with machine polishing, the majority of enthusiasts of which you may be one either have not yet got the desire, funds or confidence to make that leap. Instead, desiring to get the best possible results from a little bit of “elbow grease”. Although with modern polishing products the amount of effort required to achieve fantastic looking results is becoming less and less.

How To Polish A Car – Swirls & Paint Hardness

The most common defects that make cars look dull and unloved can most certainly be rectified or vastly lessened by hand polishing. The most common of such issues being swirl marks, also known as spider or cob-webbing.

Minor swirl marks can be permanently removed from your paintwork by hand and depending on the hardness of your cars paint combined with the severity of the swirling will determine the type of polish you will need to end up applying.

Before we get into the detail of how to polish a car by hand, let’s look for one moment at the subject of

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What is the Difference Between Car Wax and Car Polish and Why it Matters

car wax vs car polish - the difference & what it matters

The two most regularly asked questions I receive are; “What is the best car polish to use to protect my car” and “What is the best car wax to use to polish my car”.

Unfortunately, these two questions demonstrate the big misconception in the general marketplace as to what can be achieved by the sole use of car wax or sole use of a polish.

In this article, which forms one of my guides to Detailing and Proper Car Care series, I aim to dispel these car polish vs wax misconceptions and help explain why, unless you have an immaculately and regularly detailed car, you should not initially use one without the other and what benefits you will get from each.

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What is Nano Technology and how does it Work in Car Care Products?

Like many other industries the car care market is always looking for that next breakthrough product that will provide a “better shine”, “more effective scratch removal” or “the best beading you have ever seen”. The adoption of “Nano Technology” appears to be one of those bandwagons that many manufacturers are now jumping on-board.

But what is Nanotech as it is more commonly called, how does it work and what, if any, are the benefits to you?

The wikipedia definition of Nanotech is: “the study of the controlling of matter on an atomic and molecular scale.” In other words developing materials whose basic structure is made of particles measuring between 1 and 100 billionth of a meter in at least one dimension.

To give you an idea of how small that is, it would take eight hundred one hundred nanometer particles side by side to match the width of a human hair!

How does it work?

How Nano Technology Works in Car Wax

How it works will depend on the type of product, i.e whether a car wax or a scratch remover. The general principle for car wax, sealants and polishes is

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