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What about Wax, Sealants and Ceramic Coatings?

Car wax in its present form has been on the market for quite some time. At first,waxes were crumbly chunks of carnauba with only petroleum distillates to aide in application. Now, waxes can be found in any size, type, price or market in the world. However, most have not improved in relation to the rapid advancement of polymer formulation. Unfortunately, the lack of improvement is to blame upon consumers for choosing the cheapest product first out of habit. Thankfully, the paint protection market has exploded with a wide array of quality offerings. Therefore, I will attempt to explain further to maximize your buying power.

What is a Wax? Furthermore what does it do?

As a general rule a wax is a mostly plant based product such as carnauba or montan. Wax in it`s raw form is completely unusable and must be altered for the end user experience. By the end of manufacturing, the plant component is merely an ingredient in a concoction of various silicones & distillates.

Wax has been to key car-guy products its whole life but an unfortunate trend began to develop. No matter the formulation, quality or price, performance is limited. A more natural or boutique wax will only last a few weeks at best. A more chemical (silicone) based product withers away around 3 months in a best-case scenario.This led to a demand for a better performing product, the Sealant.