I. Swirl Removal
Swirl removers can range from light to heavy.
Total Swirl Remover works as both. It is more or less aggressive based
on your pad selection. The application is the same.
In the picture to the right, this is a serious case of swirls. Choose a green pad and
Wolfgang Total Swirl Remover 3.0.
2. Apply a circle of swirl remover around the edge of
the pad. Some will say apply a quarter size amount. You can even apply it
directly to the paint.
Spread the swirl remover
over a small section (about 2 x 2 sq. ft.) with the polisher turned
off to prevent sling.
3. Set the maximum speed on the polisher at 5. Turn the polisher on and work the swirl remover in a
side to side, overlapping motion. Move slowly to give the abrasives time to
NOTE: The Porter Cable
tells you if you're applying too much pressure. The pad will stop rotating.
Lighten up on the machine and let it do the work for you.
When the swirl remover turns to a transparent film,
the abrasives have broken down. Turn off the machine and lift it off the
paint. Buff away the residue with a soft microfiber towel and inspect your results. If you are not satisfied, repeat the process with
the Edge 2000 Green or Yellow pads.
* A light haze or dullness is
normal. The next step will restore the gloss.