Versatile size ideal for general buffing!
Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads are the perfect choice for detailing virtually any vehicle. These specialized pads are thin, allowing for better control and more consistent results while compounding, polishing, and waxing. Buff and Shine is the manufacturer of a complete line of high-quality foam an microfiber buffing pads and their 5.5 inch flat pads are no exception!
Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads are made using a combination of the highest quality Euro Prepolymer and Reticulated Polymer foams. Using these two types of foams allows Buff and Shine Pads to provide a wide range of compositions for cutting, polishing, and finishing steps. Each composition undergoes extensive testing before ever making it into the hands of the detailing public, so you can rest assured that you will get the most effective pad, no matter which composition you choose.
Each Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pad is a svelte 1 inch thick, making them easier to use with a dual action polisher. Dual action polishers like the Porter Cable 7424XP feature a free-floating spindle bearing that will stop rotating when excessive downward pressure is put on the pad. A thinner pad has less mass for the polisher to spin, so Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads allow for better rotation and faster defect removal overall.
Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads are outfitted with Velcro backing that is evenly trimmed along edges to reduce the risk of marring paint. The backing is attached using adhesive is heat and chemical resistant so you can be confident that it will not give out mid polish. Each pad is cut consistently with even, flat edges so that every pad you use is identical to the last one. Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads can be washed and reused again and again!
Use Buff and Shine 5.5 Inch Flat Foam Pads on dual action and rotary polishers equipped with a 5 inch backing plate.
|Buff and Shine Yellow Foam Cutting Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Yellow Foam Cutting Pads are composed of dense, coarse foam. These pads are capable of correcting heavy swirl marks and oxidation when used with compounds or polishes.
|Buff and Shine Orange Foam Medium Cutting Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Orange Foam Medium Cutting Pads are composed of dense foam and provide a medium cut level. These pads are capable of correcting moderate to heavy swirl marks and scratches.
|Buff and Shine White Foam Polishing Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine White Foam Polishing Pads are heavy polishing pads capable of removing light to medium swirl marks. They are ideal for use on softer paint systems as they will not haze or scour the surface. These pads are designed specifically for use on dual action polishers.
|Buff and Shine Green Foam Polishing Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Green Foam Polishing Pads are composed of reticulated polyester foam intended for light polishing. These pads are capable of creating a high-gloss finish without hazing and are ideal for use with light-cut polishes and cleaner waxes.
|Buff and Shine Blue Light Foam Polishing Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Blue Foam Light Polishing Pads provide a slight amount of cut—just enough to activate the abrasives or cleaners in an all-in-one cleaner wax, finishing polish, or glaze.
|Buff and Shine Black Foam Finishing Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Black Foam Finishing Pads are composed soft foam ideal for applying glazes, light polishes, sealants, and waxes. These pads have no mechanical cutting ability, yet when paired with a finishing polish, they will remove light imperfections. These are extremely versatile pads ideal for use on soft paint systems.
|Buff and Shine Red Foam Ultra Finishing Pad - 5.5 Inch
Buff and Shine Red Foam Ultra Finishing Pads are composed of super-soft European prepolymer foam. These pads do not provide any mechanical cut, and are ideal for applying waxes and sealants with a dual action polisher.