Paintwork Care

Application

A car's paintwork is exposed to all weathers, as well as mechanical wear and tear. Sooner or later the paintwork shows its age - the surface gets scratched, the paintwork looks dull and the colours fade. Regular polishing restores the surface shine and freshens up the colours, again and again. A good polish such as SONAX Polish & Wax contains high quality carnauba hard wax, which simultaneously protects and preserves the paintwork when polished out.

1. Washing

Before polishing, wash the car first - with SONAX Gloss Shampoo Concentrate and water, all surface grime is removed thoroughly, and it is gentle on the paintwork.

Important: Use plenty of water, or why not drive through a modern automatic car wash? There the car is thoroughly washed, and it is better for the environment too.

2. Polishing

With SONAX Xtreme Polish & Wax 3, even dull and weathered paintwork is restored to its former glory. Highly effective, nano-fine abrasive particles clean deep into the paintwork and evenly wear away the dull top paint layer. The shine haze and the typical brush marks from the car wash effortlessly disappear.

Apply the polish onto the enclosed polishing sponge and, applying moderate pressure, work it into the paintwork in circular movements. Wipe off the light polish residue with a polishing cloth or microfibre cloth.

3. Sealing

Optimum long lasting protection of the polished surfaces can be attained using SONAX Xtreme Brilliant Wax 1. Just apply thinly and allow to dry for a short time, wipe off afterwards with a polishing cloth or microfibre cloth.

Thanks to NanoPro Technology, all paint care products in the Xtreme product range are really easy to polish out.

Problem cases

Tree sap

390300 Tree Sap Remover

Insects

533200 Insect Remover

Scratches

320100 Abrasive Paste

Tar

334200 Tar Remover

Products

Liquid hard wax based on nano-technology, for use on all standard,metallic and scratch resistant paints. Especially developed for nearly new and thoroughly cleaned paint conditions. Microfine carnauba wax particles ensure a deep mirror shine and long lasting protection. Nano-technology makes it extremely easy to polish out - 40 % less time required!
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02011000 250 ml
For long-term protection of the paintwork against environmental influences.
The Hybrid NetProtection Technology combines special inorganic and organic components to a long-lasting and brilliant protective layer suitable for all types of paint. The surface captivates by gentle smoothness, a brilliant high gloss and an outstanding lotus effect. The strongly interlinked inorganic compounds yield the protective coating’s durability, stability and smoothness. SONAX XTREME Brilliant Wax 1 does not leave any stubborn white stains or streaks when accidentally applied to plastic parts.
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02012000 500 ml
Polish based on nano-technology, for use on all standard,metallic and scratch resistant paints. Especially developed for heavily weathered paint conditions. The 2 in 1 polish eradicates small scratches, removes the grey sheen to leave a deep shine. Extremely easy to polish out due to nano-technology.
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02021000 250 ml
Highly effective polish for polishing off weathered paint layers and for restoring dull colours. Extremely fine aluminium oxide powder polishes scratches caused by car washes, fingernails and other signs of normal wear. The new Hybrid NetProtection Technology produces an unparalleled brilliant shine accompanied by an outstanding lotus effect. For this, special organic substances have been combined with inorganic components to a durable, weatherproof network that enhances the colour of the polished paintwork optimally. For long-term sealing and lasting gloss, SONAX recommends treating the paint with SONAX XTREME Brilliant Wax 1 afterwards.
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02022000 500 ml
Set consisting of lubricant and clay for removing stubborn dirt from painted vehicle parts and glass, which the normal car wash usually fails to remove (rust, tree sap, tar, insect excretions, industrial fallout etc.).
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02032410 500 ml
Product with medium abrasive effect against fine scratches and haze. Together with the new Hybrid NetProtection Technology, the optimal balance of extremely fine polishing granules gives greyed paintwork new brilliance, colour depth and protection. The Hybrid NetProtection Technology combines special inorganic and organic components to a durable, weatherproof layer. The surface captivates by gentle smoothness, a brilliant high gloss and an outstanding lotus effect.
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02072000 500 ml
Removes tree sap, bird droppings and other organic deposits from paintwork, glass, chrome and plastic surfaces, quickly and completely free from residues. Even high quality XENON headlights, and antiglare plastic headlights in clear glass design can be treated without problems. It is also gentle on surfaces.
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03903000 400 ml
Extremely economical concentrate for fast and thorough cleaning.Dissolves even the most stubborn dirt when used undiluted. Formulated for the cleaning of painted surfaces, metal, glass, plastics, rubber, ceramic tiles, china and enamelled parts. Gentle on paintwork. Phosphate-free.
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02142000 500 ml
Wax free high gloss sealant for all new and as new paintwork, and for pre-polished paintwork. SONAX XTREME Protect+Shine covers the paintwork with an extremely stable and glossy protective coating (SONAX Hybrid Net Protection Technology), which provides long lasting protection, intensive rejuvenation of colours and anoutstanding lotus effect. It reduces adhesion of dust and dirt, and the shine is automatically restored after every wash. Sufficient for 3 - 4 straightforward, incredibly fast and easy applications.
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02221000 210 ml
The effective insect killer quickly and gently removes even the most stubborn and dried insect residue from glass, paintwork, chrome and plastics without attacking the surface. Residues are eliminated thoroughly and easily. Ideal for use before each car wash.
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02334000 750 ml
For fast, interim paintwork care. Cleans slightly soiled surfaces gently and thoroughly, without scratches. It enhances the paintwork finish and gives the paintwork a velvety smooth surface and a brilliant deep shine. It freshens up existing wax finishes and provides an additional water drip-off effect. 
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02874000 750 ml
Concentrated cleaning strength for manual car washing. Removes typical road dirt quickly and thoroughly and is gentle to the paint surface. Phosphate-free.
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03143000 1 l
Smoothens out scratches and rough spots on standard paints. Prepares the undercoat for respray work. Sands off the damaged paint layers and removes paint overspray. Eradicates corroded spots in the paintwork caused by bird droppings, insects and tree sap. Silicone-free.
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03201000 75 ml
Thoroughly and gently eradicates tar and oil stains, as well as other stubborn dirt. Even underbody and cavity sealant splashes are quickly and entirely removed. Cleans independently, requiring no rubbing or scratching. Can be sprayed from every angle.
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03342000 300 ml
Removes tree sap, bird droppings and other organic deposits from paintwork, glass, chrome and plastic surfaces, quickly and completely free from residues. Even high quality XENON headlights, and antiglare plastic headlights in clear glass design can be treated without problems. It is also gentle on surfaces.
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03901000 100 ml
High quality, fleecy Microfibre Cloth for removing polish residues. It also removes silicone and wax smears left behind after polishing and produces a dazzling, deep shine without leaving scratches, streaks or clouds on the paintwork. Lint free and washable.
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04162000 1 piece/s
Ideal for finishing off after the paintwork care. The extremely absorbent active microfibres absorb the wax and polish residues, leaving a shining paintwork surface. The best results are obtained by using the cloth dry.
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04162410 2 piece/s
Size: 12 x 8 x 3.5 cm with a white grip side and a yellow sponge side. Can be used universally for applying polishes, waxes, plastic maintenance products etc.
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04173000 1 piece/s
Rapidly yields perfect polishing results without any effort. Ergonomic polishing ball: facilitates manual polishing while improving the polishing result. Suitable for all SONAX polishes. Sponge can be removed for easy cleaning with warm water.
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04173410 1 piece/s
The all-rounder for car cleaning. Particularly absorbent. With two different application surfaces. The grey side has a soft texture and is formulated for general vehicle cleaning. The white side has a rougher surface and is useful for removing more stubborn dirt (e.g. insects).
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04280000 1 piece/s
Quickly and easily removes insect residue from glass, paintwork, chrome and plastics. Thanks to its excellent creep properties, the special cleaner softens even dried insect residue without attacking the surface. Residues are removed quickly and gently. Solvent free.
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05334000 750 ml

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