Your tools and equipment are critical to your success. You need to know the
reasons why certain tools are preferred over others.
There are two main
buffer types that a detailer will use: an orbital buffer and a high-speed rotary
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sizes, weights, colors and speeds.
The Orbital Polisher
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or burns from being put into the paint by the common use of speed, heat, and
friction. This is associated with the rotary action buffers.
concept came from the success of the classic floor polisher, which is used to
bring up a high gloss shine on marble or wood flooring. The orbital polisher
does not leaving swirl marks.
The orbital polisher is very effective. It
creates an oscillating effect; produces zero rpms and recreates the motion of
hand waxing at 1700 oscillations per minute.
* Leaves no swirl marks
* Does not require the use of
* Provides consistent results.
The High Speed Rotary
* Best choice for auto body shop to stripprepare vehicle for
new paint job
* Best for heavy duty compounding
* Is lighter in weight
* Offers variable speed options.
Both types of detailing polishers
provide specific advantages when used appropriately according to the customer's
Skill Level in Polishing
Using the high-speed rotary
requires considerable skill learned over time and experience. A beginning
detailer who is still learning would not be able to manage this highly skilled
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they could do considerable damage to a customer's car.
polisher, on the other hand, is perfectly safe to use for all skill levels of
detailers. The orbital is weighty, but it also exacts a deeper http://www.thenflseahawksshopo…..ks-Jersey/ ,
more brilliant shine. If you find the weight an issue you can also buy a plastic
Brush motors can burn out quickly with regular use, while the ball
bearing capacitor motors (no brushes, no gears) won't.
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To convert your high speed and avoid the need for glazes,
buy an orbital adapter kit. These will screw into top of any high
A professional detail shop will use an
You will not exact the same results by performing an
interior detail by hand with a bucket, brush, and wetdry vacuum.
quality extraction machine supplies the heat http://www.thenflseahawksshopo…..ks-Jersey/ ,
water pressure, and vacuum lift and does a professional job that delights the
Using an extractor, the customer is guaranteed a
professional job every time!
Investing in an Extractor
best! You will receive back years of solid performance when you spend a little
A local distributor should offer better pricing than direct
factory pricing in most cases. You also benefit from help with training and
You are more likely to be able to order parts for immediate
repair so the machine won't need to be shipped out to be repaired.
Heat provides maximum performance of the extractor as
well as the chemicals used.
The temperature of approximately 185 degrees
works best. Too much heat could destroy carpet fibers and warp rubber backing.
You don't need to warm up or
preheat cleaning solution. Produces vibrant heat immediately.
use two power cords due to the high amperage draw. You may need to plug into two
separate shop circuits. This can be inconvenient if one power cord goes in one
direction and the other goes across the shop to an independent
Turn on the machine to preheat the
Once the machine is warm and if it has a stainless
steel tank it will work fine throughout the day. Use the preheat setting between
In-tank heaters draw less power and require only one cord to
Extractors use fewer chemicals than
Using a spray bottle, spot spray grease or heavy
traffic areas for best results. Avoid putting a more aggressive cleaner through
the extractor pump.
Clean your pump with a 3:1 solution of white vinegar
and water. Run this through the machine once a month. This will keep your
machine in prime condition and it will perform expertly.
Your extractor machine easily replaces cleaning by hand with a
bucket and brush. You are much more efficient using this method of
Extractor Cleaning Instructions
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vacuum the interior and remove all debris. No need to get the small, lint type
dirt, as the extractor removes all of the smaller, lint type particles as well
as the really deep dirt.
Spray the cleaning solution throughout the area
to be cleaned. Use a pre-spotter with heavy soiled stains and allow this
solution to penetrate well.
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short bristled brush to help dislodge the toughest stains and ground in dirt.
Use the solutionvac to remove the dirt.
You will find that drying time
is quicker using this method compared to hand vacuuming.
To make your
time more efficient, use the various styles of tools available. They are made of