Enzo Auto Detailing Canberra

Opti-Coat Certified Installer

Ceramic Coating

Why Does Your Car Need Ceramic Coat?

You want your car to look as amazing as it did the day you drove it off the dealer’s lot. But despite your efforts maintaining and washing, the scratches, chips, and stains start to spread across your car’s exterior and the paint begins to dull & fade from the sun, which spurns many consumers to find ways of providing UV protection.

Anything and everything is constantly attacking your car’s surface. Mud, dust, dirty rain, water spots, unsightly brake dust, grime start sticking to your car almost immediately after cleaning it. And let’s face it, having to wash your car is boring, monotonous and time-consuming. Snow, ice, salted roads, tree gum, bird shit doesn’t help either.

Automatic car washes scratch and mars your paint, while the chemicals used are terrible for the surface. Not to mention daily life scratches from kids, shopping carts, bikes, and scooters.

Wax adds a good level of shine and gloss, and a small amount of protection, but lasts a few months at best. But it certainly doesn’t act as a quality ceramic coating product.

Here’s where auto Ceramic Coatings come in.

One of our clients' X4 getting Opti-Coat Pro+ & Hyper Seal ceramic coated

Originally designed for the oil and space industry, the 9h ceramic technology has now expanded quickly into the automotive industry. All because how effective it really is.

What Does a Ceramic Coating do?

There is a good reason why their popularity is growing a lot. A lot of the benefits are simply unheard of in the automotive industry, but that said, there are also some minor precautions you need to be aware of.

2a.Hydrophobic

Otherwise known as being very water repellent.

Professional Ceramic Coating is Hydrophobic.This basically means that water will be repelled instantaneously. When your car is ceramic coated, the incredible hydrophobic effect of the coating will cause water to bead up and roll of the surface along with most dirt, grime, or mud (as it has all been unable to bond to your vehicle’s paint).  When people ask “what is ceramic coating” this is often the first demonstration.

2b.Mud & Dirt Repellent

Ceramic paint coating works much harder at protecting the surface of your vehicle than an ordinary paint job.

Rain and water bead as opposed to accumulating on the surface. Snow and ice does not stick to the surface. And mud as demonstrated above just slides off.

Watch the hydrophobic features on the left side of the car, which is coated vs. right side that’s not coated

2c.Protection from UV Damage / Oxidization / Rust

Vehicles often exposed to the sun will start seeing the paint fade and look dull. This is caused by the sun’s ultraviolet sunrays, which causes oxidation to the car’s paint. By adding a layer of Ceramic Coating to your paint, you can dramatically reduce the oxidation.

2d.Improved Durability

Ceramic coatings work much harder at protecting the surface of your vehicle than an ordinary paint job. The new coating bonds with the molecular structure of your car’s paint and can’t be dislodged by vibrations or external force, meaning it lasts years not months. As mentioned earlier in the article, think of it as an added layer of skin on top of your paint.  How long does ceramic car coating last?  A top quality coating applied professionally would last 5-10 years.

What Does a 9H Ceramic Coating NOT Do?

A lot of misconceptions about what the protection does not cover. Some of it might be logical, but never the less, let’s start off by saying this. Even the best ceramic coating does not make your car bulletproof. And they’re not some magic all-encompassing product that will solve all potential hazards your surface is exposed to. The truth is not every vehicle will benefit from it.

They do not stop rock chips, they do not replace proper care or maintenance, they do not prevent dings or dents, and they do not last forever.

Just because your vehicle has undergone the ceramic paint process or treatment it doesn’t mean you no longer need to dust, wash or remove bird droppings. You still do. The difference is that maintaining your paint will require less elbow grease and less time.

*Quoting Sources: AvalonKing article"The Truth About Ceramic Coating; Detailed Guide"

Brand New Car For Professional Ceramic Coating

brand new car is not always as new as people would think. The vehicle is usually exposed to contaminants in the air. some contaminants also easily bond to the paint surface during transportation. We call these factory defects and imperfections.

By professional paint decontamination and machine buffing, we will firstly remove your car's imperfections and improve the paint-work to "better than new" condition.

For your unique option of various coating brands,including certified top level ceramic coating collections,we are experienced to take care of all kinds of budgets and desired outcomes. 

Opti-Coat Pro+ Ceramic Coating Installation

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7/15 Darling St, Mitchell ACT 2911