FAQs

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How are sealants different from wax?

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In quick terms sealants offer greater protection than wax. They are synthetic based, provide UV protection, last much longer and have an easy wipe on, wipe off application. Great for quick protection on your daily driver or other painted surface. Most waxes on the market today are natural products like Carnuba, require a lot of rubbing to remove that can lead to swirls marks from the towel , and have a low melting point which makes them vulnerable to the elements and washing. Our Symplex G5 Synthetic wax is easy to apply and remove, lasts longer and is a perfect complement to our G5 sealant for a deep show car wet look shine.

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What’s the difference between Piranhna and Turbo rubbing compounds?

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All Symplex compounds are filler free and are one step products, unlike other brands that require up to three steps to achieve a finished product, designed for professional use, both remove up to 1200 grit scratches. Piranha is the most aggressive and is designed for the toughest to polish clear coats and can be used for any application when used by an experienced professional. Turbo is great for recently painted surfaces and all around use. Both products work as shown in the video on our home page.

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What’s the difference between G5 Sealant and P2 Paint Protectant?

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Both are easy to apply and remove both provide protection from the sun and elements . P2 is engineered with PTFE (fluorusurfactant) to provide superior water shedding and makes dirt and debris such as bird waste easier to remove. P2 will last twice as long and provides a wet look on its own similar to wax.

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How do I keep my spot weld cutter sharp?

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Use a light cutting oil each time you use the tool. Do not start the tool on the edge of a panel or my may break the teeth. We do not carry replacement cutting heads as they cost almost as much as our complete tool. Our cutters and all products are discounted for the professional.

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Why do other sites carry so many buffing pads?

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The Symplex concept is simple. Do more work with less product and less effort to save time, material and money. With Symplex compounds you can go from a color sanded surface to polished perfection, even on black, with one product and one pad. For the highest quality show cars, you simply switch from the wool pad to our yellow foam pad and use the same compound. It is that simple! The “no silicone-no filler formula” is body shop safe and removes swirl marks and holograms without switching products and no “come backs” after the surface has been washed. Symplex beats the three step, three product , and three pad process required by other manufacturers hands down!