As the manufacturer of ceramic coatings, our main focus has been the marine market in South Florida. But we often get asked by our customers if we apply coatings to cars, and the answer is YES!
Glidecoat also offers an Automotive Ceramic Coating that will give your vehicle a showroom shine while protecting the paint from the elements for up to 2 years!
Tracy Hall and her husband John are owners of a boat yard in Pompano, FL. In July we completed a Glidecoat ceramic coating application on a 2017 Robalo in John and Tracy's boat yard. Once the application was complete, they were amazed at the results, so they wanted to get their 2016 Black Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT coated with Glidecoat's Automotive Ceramic Coating.
Living near the ocean is great, there is no shortage of activities or waterside restaurants to visit. But if you live near the ocean you know that the salt in the air takes its toll on everything, especially the paint on your car.
Nothing looks better than a clean, shinny black vehicle. The major problem with owning a black vehicle is that it shows every little imperfection and spec of dirt. Because Tracy is always around the water, her vehicle suffered from water marks and salt deposits on the surface, which were very visible on the black paint.
The challenge in owning a black vehicle, or any dark color, is not only keeping the vehicle clean, but assuring the you are properly protecting the surface from the elements. This is why you need Glidecoat's Automotive Ceramic Coating.
Once the vehicle was clean, the next step was to polish the paint to remove the light surface scratches and water marks. We used a random orbital buffer, a foam bad and Nano Polish. This step restores a deep shine to the paint, preparing the surface to be protected and enhanced with Glidecoat's Automotive Ceramic Coating.
Immediately before applying the ceramic coating, we sterilize the paint with Surface Wipe.
The final step of the application process is applying two coats of Glidecoat's Automotive Ceramic Coating on the black car. Working in 2 foot by 2 foot sections, we apply a dime sized amount of ceramic coating onto the application sponge, working the coating across the entire section. Once the coating is applied on the surface we use two microfiber towels to buff the coating into the pores of the paint, while removing any excess coating. We repeat this step across the entire vehicle, again applying two coats to ensure the best possible results and that showroom shine!