Your first application of CERAMIC 02 will use approximately 2 ounces; depending upon how dirty your vehicle is. After the first application, you can expect to use one-half to one ounce per application. Again, you may need more depending upon the level of dirt on your vehicle. Always apply it with a fine mist, as more is not necessarily better. A little bit of CERAMIC 02 goes a long, long way!
A proper single layer application of CERAMIC 02 can last over a year, with multiple applications over time, the coating strengthens and can reach 5 years of protection and longer. The avg. life is dependent upon the amount of abuse it takes from physical wear due to car washes, harsh chemicals, hand washes, detergents, vehicle usage, general maintenance procedures, abusive weather or environmental conditions etc.
The product can be used on denim, as well as the powder-coating on the engines. When applying CERAMIC 02 to denim, make sure to buff the CERAMIC 02 into the paint immediately after you apply it, whether by direct misting, or applying CERAMIC 02 with a micro-fiber applicator pad. Buff the CERAMIC 02 into the paint until the desired effect is achieved. CERAMIC 02 only enhances the material you apply it too, so flats stay flat as intended, gloss surfaces become shinier. CERAMIC 02 brings back the original colors of material whether it is plastic, vinyl, leather, rubber and more. Shiny surfaces “pop” especially on dark colors, metallic paints, high luster surfaces like chrome and more.
CERAMIC 02 coating can be applied in direct sunlight. However, for the best results, apply the coating at ambient temperature and out of the sunlight to ensure the best surface conditions are obtained. It is best of the vehicle is not hot from sitting in the sunlight.
Although CERAMIC 02 can be applied to a warm surface, the product should be applied to a cool surface to ensure proper application. If your engine, rims, exhausts, etc. are hot, let them cool down before you apply the coating.
Yes it can. However, it will NOT be affected unless it freezes more than 3 or 4 times. We recommend replacing if this occurs. To avoid freezing, do not store CERAMIC 02 in an area where temperatures will drop below freezing.
No, you can use CERAMIC 02 on any surface including engines, grills, stoves, and more.
Although it is safe and works amazing on vinyls, leather, fabrics, gelcoats, and more, NO we do not recommend it. CERAMIC 02 is a slick coating so use common sense when applying. We would not tell you to coat these areas.
Before CERAMIC 02 is applied, make sure your bike, vehicle, or surface is clean. Be sure that any product you use to wash does not have wax in it, or any synthetic “coating” for “protection” as the CERAMIC 02 will not bond properly on the first application. However, each application of CERAMIC 02 will push out any other coatings that were there and CERAMIC 02 will bond completely to the substrate. Wait 1 to 2 days between coats in order allow CERAMIC 02 to properly cure. Clay Bar: If you have any contaminants in the paint, overspray, or hardened fallout where using CLAY is required, you can clay it and use CERAMIC 02 as the solution, thus claying and adding the coating all at the same time! CERAMIC 02 works very well with clay bars.
We recommend allowing your fresh paint job the required time to cure as fresh paint requires air to cure. The recommended time frame for water based paints is generally around 90 days for full cure, based upon your climate.
To remove CERAMIC 02, you can use aliphatic or aromatic solvents (i.e., glycol ethers, benzene, toluene, hexane) or even a highly concentrated Isopropyl Alcohol can remove it based on how much has been previously applied.
If your paint is lightly oxidized, CERAMIC 02 can cut through it, depending on how much oxidation there is. If CERAMIC 02 does not remove it then you need to buff or wet sand the surface to remove it. If you have medium to heavy oxidation, you must buff and/or wet sand your paint in order to get the desired surface characteristics before applying CERAMIC 02 as it will not correct this. However, definitely apply CERAMIC 02 after the surface preparation is done to maintain that polished surface moving forward.
If your paint or glass has water spots or paint imperfections, CERAMIC 02 will enhance these imperfections and show them immediately. This will allow you to see them more clearly making them easier to remove.
YES. CERAMIC 02 can be used on all acrylics and plastics it will NOT damage or cause yellowing. CERAMIC 02 can be applied to windshields on motorcycles, boats, aviation windshields, window tint, wraps, vinyl stickers, any films, and more. CERAMIC 02 will fill in swirls and micro-scratches in these materials, a huge advantage that improves optical clarity, especially for aviation, as direct sunlight will enhance any micro-scratches in the windshields impeding proper clarity and visibility. CERAMIC 02 is a must on windshields for the ultimate in visibility and safety as it is extremely hydrophobic, out-performing other windshield treatments on the market. CERAMIC 02 is not greasy, eliminating any halo effects under lights, and does not impede the use of wipers like other products that cause streaking or loss of visibility. One of the unique aspects of the coating is its non-stick and easy release characteristics, thus any dirt and debris won’t build up as fast. Bugs wipe off more easily. Understand, surfaces will still get dirty with day to day conditions, but not as much, or as fast as before. Heavy rains will wash 95% of the vehicle. When the bike or vehicle reaches a dirty point, depending on the amount of dirt, either wipe it down with CERAMIC 02, or wash it with water and a cellulose sponge, then re-apply CERAMIC 02. Your geographical area and environmental conditions will dictate the proper course of action. Sand or heavy dirt build up requires washing, light film or light dirt and build-up can be removed by simply using CERAMIC 02. Each application of will only enhance and improve the surface, again making it easier to clean and maintain. Now, against traditional thought, if you have CERAMIC 02 already on the surface, remember, the dirt and debris will come off much easier, so all you need to do is spray the CERAMIC 02 over the lightly dirty surface and wipe it off, literally! Use a little more of the CERAMIC 02 when doing this to ensure adequate coverage and saturation of the surface, but you will be amazed that it won’t scratch the paint, equal to using a car soap.