What pads to use with 3M Perfect?

What pads to use with 3M Perfect?

This buffing pad combines the performance of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pad (white) and the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Ultrafine Foam Polishing Pad (blue). It is available in 6” and 8” pads with Quick Connect attachment and Hookit™ attachment in 6”, 8” and 4” pads.

What are the different color foam pad for polishing?

Hex-Logic Pad Color Chart

  • Yellow Heavy Cutting Pad.
  • Orange Medium-Heavy Cutting Pad.
  • Green Heavy Polishing Pad.
  • White Medium-Light Polishing Pad.
  • Blue Glaze & Cleaner Foam Pad.
  • Black Finishing Foam Pad.
  • Red Perfection Pad-Ultra Fine Finishing Pad.

Which pad is best for polishing a car?

But microfiber can also be tough and durable, and, to many car owners’ surprise, it’s great for polishing, too. Many professional detailers actually prefer microfiber pads over foam or wool polishing pads because they get the job done quicker while creating a smoother, glossier finish.

What is the most aggressive polishing pad?

The three types of wool pads are four-ply, blended and finishing pads, and each of these pads have varying levels of abrasiveness. For example, four-ply is considered to be the most aggressive of the three, while finishing pads are made from soft, natural fibers, and are ideally used for finishing the polishing job.

How many polishing pads are needed to polish a car?

In general, I recommend at least 3 of each type of pad to allow for best results. Some jobs may require more if the vehicle is in considerably poor shape.

How many pads does it take to buff a car?

As a general recommendation, if you are providing paint perfection service on a sedan, have two pads per step available. That is, two compounding pads, two polishing pads, and two finishing pads.

Should I wet my polishing pad?

When the pad is dampened properly it will become very flexible and much easier to use. If the pad is dampened too much it will sling product everywhere and make a very undesirable mess on the vehicle and yourself!

What is the difference between a buffing pad and a polishing pad?

Polishing generates a brushed or lined finish, where buffing removes the lines and creates a bright luster finish. The process of buffing generally requires surface refinement polishing prior to buffing.