GMC Truck Forum banner

The next 6 orders.........

791 Views 4 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  ChrisNJ
Will receive a small sample of Victoria Wax's new products, Chaos and Mayhem.
The two new waxes (Chaos & Mayhem) are the same formulas with different levels of polymers added. While the rest of the car care industry is trying to build waxes that are very expensive, we have gone the other direction. A very good product in a plain brown wrapper would best explain it. We would rather use the word thrifty than using cheap, but we have taken a long hard look at costs. We have seen the market for our two waxes (Red & Yellow) stay steady during the economic down turn and we don't want to take anything away from them. There always has been just a good following for them and some people might get their noises out of joint with us for doing new waxes. For lack of better words I would say the new waxes are geared more for people just starting out detailing. A reasonable amount of skill in paint correction and preparation will still be required. At the moment the small empty sample jars are all we send out for testing. The waxes are not for sale until we are absolutely sure that there is no confusion with regards to (Red & Yellow) waxes. We do have a work sheet that we recorded subjective results from our own in house testings, but we are holding on to them so further testing will not be tainted by our words. The waxes do not have dyes or aromas added that would mask the neutral colour and non-toxic smell. And, as with all our products we make, the use of a very low VOC solvent is paramount. For new to detailing customers, our best advice would be to do some testing of small areas with buffing after applying wax at different wait times, 30, 45, 60 seconds. All that is needed is to circle finger tips lightly around the wax in the jar and apply and spread. The wax layer will still have to be very thin to start with. With proper preparation not much wax is needed at all. Only a couple microns thick layer bonds to the surface and later air cures. All the rest is buffed off, putting it on thick is not good. Some products can be left on the surface for hours, even days and they buff up easily. Victoria Wax is not one of those products. For The Absolute Best Results Apply wax thinner than any other waxes you have applied. The surface should not be too cold or too hot. And out of direct sunlight. Work in small sections and don't let the wax completely dry before buffing. If the wax dries completely many of the newer softer microfibers just don't have the ability to buff the residue off easily. Some of the newer microfibers are just too soft, keep a good old well washed cotton towel handy to remove most but not all of the residue and return to using the microfiber for the remainder. If a long time passes before you get to buffing, just reintroduce new wax to the dried wax and start over again. Heat and humidity dictates how long a wax needs to bond before buffing and then to a full air curing. If the towel requires too much pressure to remove the residue, it means the towel is not right for the job or it is too soft or clogged up. Have many towels handy, a buffing towel shouldn't have to work hard at all. Another alternative is the use of a Quick Detail Spray either directly on the surface or on the towel to remove stubborn residue. The only problem with using a Quick Detail Spray over a new coat of wax is many of them have additives in them that are meant to refresh and spruce up an existing coat of wax. On a freshly waxed surface Quick Detail Sprays give a look of too shiny, too wet or too deep which may not be the original look of the vehicle. The use of a non-abrasive pre-wax-cleanser is recommended to remove any contaminates found on the vehicles finish. The surface should be smooth to the touch before applying a thin coat of wax. Proper preparation of the surface can intensify the final look of the vehicle finish. Carnauba Paste Wax is not a Dinosaur by any means. Since 1995, Victoria Wax has exceeded all requirements of the United States and Canada for low VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) requirements. As for California's and other States strict VOC compliance, we have exceeded their high standards to the point of being completely exempt.
See less See more
1 - 1 of 5 Posts
1 - 1 of 5 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.