Clay bars are an engineered mixture that auto detailers use to remove contaminants and pollutants from the surface of your paint, glass, and metal. Clay can be natural or synthetic.however clay bar is commonly used these days. Since clay lube and clay bar act like clay, it can be stretched and quickly moduled.
HOW DOES CLAY BAR/LUBE TREATMENT WORKS
As we discussed, clay lube/bar is a resin mixture that is made to remove all the contaminants and pollutants.when you start applying the clay along with the surface of the paint, it picks up anything extending from the surface. Therefore, the dust and debris get stuck into the color.
Remember, always spray lubricant or detailer spray before claying. The lubrication stops loose debris from scratching your car. Clay is better than polishing because the polishing process sometimes removes a thin layer of paint, while claying is nonabrasive.
HOW TO USE A CLAY BAR
- CLEAN YOUR CAR -Before applying clay lube or clay bar make sure you washed and dried your car to eliminate most of the surface contamination
- USE DETAILER SPRAY-Start by spraying a small area of your car with the lubricant or detailer spray.
- GLIDE THE CLAY BAR-The next is to the procedure is to slide the clay bar back and forth across the area you want. You can anticipate the surface to pull the clay; meanwhile, it is taking out all the contaminants from the painted site. then you continue with the process you can feel the clay is moving effortlessly, that is where you should understand it is clean
- .CHECK THE CLAY BAR –It’s essential to check on the clay bar to verify that you are using a fresh side . After you’ve used both sides, you can fold the clay two-three times, press it, straight it, then continue, but you should keep checking to see if any pieces of dirt could damage the surface of your car.
- CHECK YOUR WORK– After you’ve finished claying an area, wipe the area down with a microfiber towel. You can also use the lubricant to remove any clay residue. To check if it’s clean, slide your fingers across the paint. If it’s smooth, then you’re trustworthy. Otherwise, you will need to re-clay that area. Remember to re-lubricate as required. Repeat these steps until you’ve cleaned the entire vehicle. You can use clay on glass and chrome, too.
- FINISHING UP -You can finish up with a wax. The wax will fill any gaps left from the contaminants and it will shield your paint from corrosion.