PTFE POW Polymer wax
PTFE POW Polymer Wax - Unleash the power of synthetic fluoropolymers to protect your paintwork from dust, dirt and fly splatter.
With excellent hydrophobic, non-stick properties and resistance to weathering, the added PTFE will help to protect your paintwork from corrosion, and the blend of natural waxes and oils will ensure you also get a deep gloss finish.
Ideal wax for a daily driver.
Use our PTFE POW wax if you would like…
• paintwork that's easier to keep clean
• improved corrosion protection
• greater resistance to weathering
• glossy vibrant paintwork
• strong beading - superb hydrophobic properties
• an easy to glide on and take off product
25ml - £12
100ml - £40
Available in Chew Bar fragrance (Are you old enough to remember Wham Bars first time round?)
PTFE is the second most slipperiest material (some say third just behind Diamond-Like Carbon). It was number one from 1938 when it was accidentally invented by Dr. Roy Plunkett while conducting experiments for DuPont, until 1999 when the current record holder BAM was discovered - again by accident!
BAM (Boron Aluminium Magnesium) was created in an attempt to develop a material that generated electricity when heated. They didn’t manage to achieve this but instead created a substance with a really low coefficient of friction. PTFE has a coefficient of friction of 0.05, whilst BAM is 0.02.
Sadly BAM is expensive, over £1000 for 5kg - so we won’t be experimenting with it any time soon! But we think PTFE is very impressive and its properties including high flexibility, chemical resistance, high heat resistance, resistant to oil and water and of course its slipperiness makes it an ideal material for protecting the paintwork on your car.
All our waxes contain natural oils to moisturise your paintwork and help keep it looking better for longer.
Durability: Very Good.
Durability is a hard area to test and prove as so many factors will effect how long your wax will perform. We do advise that you wax your car at least every couple of months to maintain MAXIMUM protection (especially for daily drivers). And if you're here buying wax, thats probably something you easily do anyway!
Application: If your paintwork is looking particularly dull or you'd like to increase the durability and protection of your wax, first apply our Spic and Span Pre-Wax Cleanser.
Apply a thin even layer to spotlessly clean paintwork using a wax applicator. Leave the wax on the car for 10-20 mins and then polish off with a clean and fluffy microfibre cloth. Buff to a shine with a second clean and dry microfibre cloth.
You can apply more than one coat for added protection, we would advise waiting at least a couple of hours between coats if possible for the first coat to harden - waiting till the next day would be even better if you are able to do so.