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Car paint protection explained: does your car need it?

Cars are destined to pick up stone chips, scratches and other marks on the paintwork – it’s just a fact of life. That’s where car paint protection comes in. You may be thinking about protecting your car’s paintwork or maybe you’ve been asked by your dealer if you’d like it applied to a new car purchase, but what exactly is car paint protection and should you get it?

There are several different ways to protect your car’s paintwork, from low-cost, do-it-yourself options up to professional treatments that could cost thousands on large, high-end cars. Here we’ll take a closer look

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Modern Automotive Paintwork – Explained by the Ultimate Finish

Common Paintwork Defects and Examples Of Coating Thickness

Paintwork defects such as scratches, swirls and holograms are all removable by machine polishing. Machine polishing is a recognised method of paint correction for professionals and a growing number of amateur enthusiasts are also taking up the handle. But how much is commonly known about the process behind paint correction and the science behind paint application technology?

Absolutely paramount to the whole procedure is understanding paint, its composition, its thickness and ultimately knowing how much you have to play with. How much is being removed each time the paint correction process is undertaken?

The thickness of the paint you see

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