Coated with "liquid glass" — how to use not to damage the body of the car

Every driver wants his car, it was clean, manicured and polished to a brilliant Shine. For this, manufacturers offer an Arsenal of automobile polishes that extend the life of the body and keep the painting in its original form. Among them, the special place was taken by an innovative product - "liquid crystal" for the car. Unlike other varnishes, if properly applied, this unique tool allows you not only to achieve a mirror gloss finish and and provide reliable protection against the harmful effects of UV rays, corrosion, minor mechanical damage, and other negative factors.


If You decide on a car to enjoy all the advantages of the Polish "liquid crystal", but before that want to learn more his work on the properties, the subtleties of application, advantages and other details, our article will help you understand all of the aspects of interest.

What is "liquid glass"?

"Liquid crystal" (silicate glue) is a revolutionary development by the Japanese, created on the basis of silicate of potassium or sodium and chemical compounds. Initially, the tool was produced for industrial purposes, but later, due to its unique properties, it has been used for polishing and protecting the bodywork. Unlike ordinary polishes, after application of the composition kristallizuetsya and forms on the treated surface with a thin but firm transparent coating giving you a glossy Shine and extra protection. However, "work" only certified products. Today, unfortunately, there are a large number of counterfeits, so buy the product from reputable stores.

The one that has the same properties of "liquid glass"?

  • makes the body glossy Shine;
  • protects the paint from minor mechanical damage and the harmful effects of UV rays;
  • prevents corrosion;
  • fills small cracks and scratches on the body;
  • restores the structure of the layer;
  • has dirt and water-repellent properties.
Liquid crystal

How to use "liquid glass" at home?

The process of applying it to the surface consists of two stages of training of the body and the application of the coating. It is very important to follow exactly the instructions for use "liquid glass", otherwise, the result can be radically opposite to the expected.

Car preparation for the application of

So, the first thing you need to take into account the ambient temperature. The optimal conditions for its application in the range +10 - +30°C. Apply the wax that you need in a cold vehicle in a clean, dry room with good ventilation, avoiding direct sunlight.

In freezing temperatures a Polish it is impossible to put on!

Next, the preparation procedure includes 4 stages:

  • thorough washing of cars, applying car shampoo;
  • degreasing body with anti-silicone or alcohol solution (solvent use is strictly forbidden!);
  • re-wash (clean water, without the use of cosmetics);
  • wipe the body dry.

The application of "liquid crystal"

Before you start applying makeup, pay attention to the fact that every detail of the body is processed serially, so that the tool hardens quickly. If applied to the entire surface at the same time, simply do not have the time carefully and efficiently to Polish and remove the ice coating is very difficult!

The very polished "liquid crystal" implies a few simple steps:

  • Divides the body in sections (hood, fenders, etc.) and how to apply them to the tool with a fine layer of gentle movements longitudinal, rub it on the surface. After the processing of the entire car and remove the excess Polish with a cloth.
  • Carefully Polish the exterior a uniform smooth movements to Shine.
  • Give the part to completely dry (10-12 hours). The final polymerization takes place after 1.5-2 weeks.

The application process takes approximately 3 hours.

After running the car with the "liquid crystal" it is impossible to wash the car with car washing chemicals for 2 weeks (until the end of the solidification and consolidation of tools)!

Before and after

Care of the surface

An additional advantage of this coverage - there is a special attention. To auto after contamination of the new had an appearance fresh-just wash it with water, without the use of car shampoo.

"For" and "against"

This coverage, like any other tool, there are advantages and disadvantages.

Among the advantages of "liquid glass":

  • the creation of the body of the surface of the protective layer is transparent;
  • to preserve the brightness of color and glossy sheen;
  • protection of the paint fading in the sun;
  • reducing the frequency of cleaning (the dirt is practically not deposited on the surface treated);
  • effective protection coatings from aggressive traffic agents;
  • disguise small defects (scratches, cracks, chips);
  • the durability of the layer (assuming the use of quality product).

The disadvantages of "liquid crystal" to include:

  • a long process of application (3 hours);
  • fairly rapid crystallization of the composition;
  • limitations of temperature (in the winter, the composition can be applied only in a heated box).