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Autoglym Our quest for perfection began with eight pioneering car care treatments that breathed new life into tired bodywork and wheels. From our original premises in Welwyn Garden City, Autoglym quickly became a trusted name, finding a home on shelves across the nation’s car dealerships and garages.

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Old 23-01-2019, 01:37 PM   #1
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Polar Seal

Hi!

So as soon as this is in stores I’ll go get my hands on a bottle, but I have a few questions!

1. Is it a polymer based sealant, ceramic based or carnauba based?
2. Can Rapid Aqua Wax/Express Wax be used on top of it when doing maintenance washes?
3. What’s the durability like?

Also, has anyone managed to get their hands on it yet and used it?

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Old 24-01-2019, 01:13 PM   #2
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I'd also like to know the answers to the above questions.

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Old 24-01-2019, 01:55 PM   #3
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from the SDS sheet it shows that there are slicones and silixanes so I assume there is some form of SIO2...it could work as some form of nano sealant, similar to Gyeon wet coat. It say on the video ad, use once a month so I guess it would be a maximum of a months durability

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Thanks Minotaur!

Two questions for Autoglym;

Is aqua wax designed to be used on top of polar seal? For example if I were to use polar seal at the start of the month (week 1) and then aqua wax during the month (weeks 2 and 3) before using polar seal at the end of week 4 again.

The reason I ask is I use aqua wax as a drying aid after washing as well as topping up protection.


And question 2 what about applying polar seal over aqua wax? Would it bond effectively?

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Old 27-01-2019, 05:12 PM   #5
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Got some Polar Seal yesterday from a local Halfords and used it this morning. I used the recommended 4 capfuls and 200ml of water in the lance and it just ran out before I finished covering the car so next time I’ll add 225ml of water. I didn’t expect there to be a scent but as I was spraying it over the bodywork, the smell was very pleasant. Immediately upon the PS hitting the panels you could see the coating was very hydrophobic, when rinsing off the beading of water was some of the best I have seen, leaving a very glossy finish too. On the bottle it says do not apply more than once a month, if that water behaviour and protection continues for anywhere near a month then I think Autoglym have nailed it.

Also used the Instadry for the first time, that is a fantastic product also. I didn’t expect it to be as small as it was but it dried a large saloon with only a few wrings out in between. It seemed to glide across the paintwork and soak up water really well.

For anyone wondering whether to bite the bullet and buy these two products, do it!

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Old 28-01-2019, 03:53 PM   #6
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Can’t wait to get my hands on this! My local Halfords stores are clueless and head office don’t know when it’s coming in either!!
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Can someone please post a review with video for this product already!? Trying to persuade UK ebayers to ship abroad
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Finally got my hands on some of this today and hopefully I’ll have a play with it over the weekend.
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Finally got my hands on some of this today and hopefully I’ll have a play with it over the weekend.
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Picked some up today and looking forward to trying it. One thing I did notice was that it smells identical to Autogloss Rinse...
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