Clay safely with Wolfgang’s ultra-slick clay lubricant.
Wolfgang Clay Lubricant works hand in hand with Wolfgang Elastic Poly Clay to give your vehicle the cleanest possible finish. Wolfgang Clay Lubricant protects the paint during the detailing clay process with a super slippery layer of polymers and wetting agents. The clay glides easily without scratching. Wolfgang Clay Lubricant is an essential ingredient to achieve the perfect, concours paint finish.
When applied on a freshly washed surface Wolfgang Clay Lubricant creates an ultra-fine, slick protective layer between the paint and the clay. This allows the clay to glide across the surface, acting as a magnet for any foreign particles left behind after the wash. When this step is complete, your car’s surface will actually be exfoliated, “purified” and free of contamination. The paint will feel like silk to the touch. When wax is applied over a freshly clayed paint finish, it only enhances the smooth, slick feeling of the paint.
Detailing clay works by gliding over the paint and removing contaminants. All detailing clay needs some type of lubrication in order to work effectively without scratching the paint. Some detailers use soapy water as a lubricant, but detergents in the car wash could break down the clay bar. The best option is a true clay lubricant, like Wolfgang Clay Lubricant.
Wolfgang Clay Lubricant is an advanced, VOC compliant formula containing super polymers, which provide a sheer, ultra smooth shield between the paint and the clay. Its high-lubricity formula makes the process extra gentle on your car’s finish—loosened particles are safely lifted away without scratching even the delicate clear coat.
Spray the paint with Wolfgang Clay Lubricant to protect the paint during the claying process.
|Besides protecting the paint, Wolfgang Clay Lubricant makes it very easy to deep clean your vehicle with clay. The clay literally glides across the wet surface with little to no effort. You will be amazed at how much debris is lifted from the car with each pass. Rail dust, tree sap, and industrial fallout are all removed. When you feel no grabbing or resistance whatsoever between the car and the clay, the claying is complete. Simply wipe away any residue with a clean towel. You are left with a smooth, perfectly clean finish.
Wolfgang Clay Lubricant is safe on glass, metal, and all types of paint. It doesn’t leave any type of residue or coating. When you’re finished claying a section simply wipe off the excess lubricant. If the clay bar left any residue, mist it with Wolfgang Clay Lubricant and wipe it off with a soft microfiber towel.
Tech notes: Claying with Wolfgang Poly Clay and Wolfgang Clay Lubricant twice a year is sufficient. For the ultimate outcome, follow claying with Wolfgang Paintwork Polish Enhancer, then protect and seal in the shine with Deep Gloss Paint Sealant 3.0. This will yield an unbelievable showroom-quality finish.
- Wash vehicle first. It is not necessary to dry it.
- Spray a fine mist of Wolfgang Clay Lubricant on a 2 square foot area.
- Rub Wolfgang Elastic Poly Clay Bar across the wet surface in a back and forth motion.
- The clay will grab at first as it encounters contamination on the paint surface. This is normal. When the clay glides smoothly, the surface is clean.
- Use the lubricant to remove any clay residue using a microfiber towel. Wipe dry.
- Inspect the clay after each section. If it appears soiled, reshape it to reveal a clean portion. If dropped on the ground, discard the clay.
Please refer to our Detailing Clay How-To for tips on detailing clay use and accessories.
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