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Old 26-07-2010, 09:03 PM   #11
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Well we keep getting asked this question so I thought I'ld post it here. It contains 54.5% carnauba wax to solids content. We found that this amount was optimum for looks, durability and ease of use.
Does this mean 54.5% of the tub, or 54.5% of the overall wax content, which could be 50% of the tub which makes it like 25% overall carnauba, if that makes sense?
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Old 27-07-2010, 02:15 AM   #12
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Total wax content contains that much carnauba, the rest is other waxes.
Wax to solvents ratio wouldn't be 50:50, more like 75:25 or even 85:15.
It's not an oily or wet wax, so unless I'm completely way out in left field, I'd say anything between those two is likely.
But as always, there's more to a wax than the carnauba content, so I wouldn't (and don't) give it a second's thought.
It's one for the marketing dept to use as a headline grabber.
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Whatever it maybe I can not wait to get mine
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Old 27-07-2010, 10:17 AM   #14
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Did you put it thru the same tests as you did auto-balm?

(salt test, etc)

No, This one is designed specifically for detergent resistance
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Ok so if it's 54.5% Carnauba to Solids, what is the total % of solids?
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Ok so if it's 54.5% Carnauba to Solids, what is the total % of solids?
So what we want to know is what percentage of the TUB is carnuaba. Not reading anything into it just after a straight up answer for a change!
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Ok so if it's 54.5% Carnauba to Solids, what is the total % of solids?
Depends if it's been applied or not
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The contents of the tub are 18.75% carnauba wax by weight, any more detracts from the performance and gets a bit gritty which can result in solvent gushing from the crystal lattice upon pressure with a finger.
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Thanks for a direct and honest response, ultimately I don't think it make much if any difference, ultimately it's how good the product is that matters not how much % carnauba there is.
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Nice that BH is prepared to give content information, Autoglym just say .'m afraid that is confidential information.
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