Optimum Gloss-Coat is a semi-permanent coating that protects various parts of your vehicle against the elements of nature. Optimum Gloss-Coat is designed to be applied to painted surfaces, wheels, plastic trim, bumpers, aluminum, and chrome, providing the utmost in protection and shine. Optimum Gloss-Coat leaves treated surfaces smooth, slick, and well protected in any environment. A single application lasts up to three years.
Optimum Gloss-Coat forms an extra layer of clear coat over your vehicle, significantly increasing the gloss, slickness, and resistance to etching caused by harsh detergents. What’s more, Optimum Gloss-Coat is less prone to scratching and marring, making it easier to keep your vehicle swirl and scratch free.
Optimum Gloss-Coat creates what is called a self-cleaning effect. Dirt cannot adhere to surfaces that are coated with Gloss-Coating, making it considerably easier to maintain the glossy, smooth finish of the coating. Your vehicle will stay noticeably cleaner in between washes.
Optimum Gloss-Coat is easy to maintain. Simply wash your vehicle using Optimum Car Wash or Optimum No Rinse Wash & Shine. If you find nothing more relaxing than hand-applying a coat of your favorite carnauba paste wax to your vehicle, rest assured that you can continue this tradition because Optimum formulated Gloss-Coat so non-abrasive waxes and sealants will adhere.
Because Optimum Gloss-Coat is semi-permanent, the paint finish has to be properly prepared before applying it. Any blemishes or contamination on the paint will be locked in so remove them first! On a properly prepared paint finish, Optimum Gloss-Coat will look clear, smooth, and clean.
Photo Courtesy of forum member 'Scottwax'Directions
Polish paint to remove any defects.
Clean surface with 15% IPA solution to remove all polishing oils, waxes, and silicones.
Prime the applicator by making an X pattern across the pad. Only a few drops will be needed for each subsequent panel.
Wipe Optimum Gloss-Coat
onto a single panel at a time in a thin layer using two directions, in a circular or front to back direction.
Within 5 minutes, inspect the panel with adequate lighting looking for any thick areas that have not flashed away to clear.
Use foam applicator or paint safe microfiber to even out any areas where you see streaks. This step is key, as any spots not leveled will have to be polished if allowed to cure. Panels will feel a bit tacky and will be self-leveling during cure time, so avoid any unnecessary touching, wiping, or contact to produce the best results.
Repeat steps 1-6 for each panel where application is desired.
Not recommended for glass.