Faq Categories: Exterior Protection

How should I take care of my HYDRO treated paintwork?

Maintenance is quick and easy. Simply hand wash the vehicle using the HYDRO carwash shampoo (or any pH neutral car wash) and chamois dry. We recommend always washing the vehicle in the shade when the metal is cool. Avoid using commercial car washes, which often dispense strong detergents which may contain solvents.
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October 20, 2019

How is HYDRO any different than any other paint protection product?

Protektiv HYDRO is a new generation ceramic paint coating. Unlike traditional paint protection products which can break down over time, the combination of traditional and advanced ceramics in this formula deliver a coating that outlasts and out performs many other ceramic paint coatings. HYDRO coating contains both Silicon Dioxide and Silicon Carbide. Silicon Dioxide creates […]
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October 20, 2019

I was advised not to purchase paint protection for my new vehicle as it would actually be bad for the paint – what does this mean?

Early paint sealants (in most cases) contained silicone. In the event of a scratch or damage to the painted area, silicone-based sealants made painting difficult as the silicone would cause the paint to ‘ball’ and not effectively adhere to the surface. MotorOne High Performance Surface Coating does not contain any silicone. Our formula contains titanium […]
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January 28, 2019

What is the difference between the old paint sealants and these new coatings?

Paint sealants provide a barrier against dirt & road grime, and the more recent formulas were enhanced to provide some protection from bird droppings and tree sap.  However, paint sealants break down over time and require reapplication. Performance Coatings do not break down.  In fact re-active coatings actually help break down the contaminants on the […]
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January 28, 2019

What is the difference between Silicon and Silicone?

In simple terms, silicon is a naturally occurring chemical element; silicone is a synthetic substance. Silicon is the second most abundant element on the earth’s crust (after oxygen). The element is most commonly seen as silicon dioxide (also known as silica) which is the most common component of sand.  Sand is the main constituent of […]
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December 11, 2018