Applying Magnum Graphene Coating to your vehicle

In this tutorial lesson, we will be running through the steps of how to apply Magnum Graphene Coating for your vehicle. Get your car shine on with a little bit of prep time and effort.

But first let's get an understanding of why you would want to coat your vehicle?

There are many advantages of why you would choose to apply a graphene coating to your vehicle, here are just a list of many reasons why you would opt for a graphene coating:

  • Protect against sun damage and oxidization.
  • Protect against light swirl marks.
  • Protect against external elements i.e. bird droppings.
  • Graphene coatings provide greater longevity compared to traditional silicon ceramic coatings and waxes.
  • Factory mirror finish and ease of cleaning.

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Equipment Required:

  • 1x Magnum Graphene Coating Kit 
  • Clean dry high-quality microfiber cloth to avoid smearing and spotting
  • Mobile phone torch/light to inspect panel when buffing
  • Nitrile gloves (Optional but recommended)

Prep work before application:

For a detailed finish that you can be proud of you will require to do a little preparation work to ensure that your vehicle is ready to be coated. 

  • Wash your car with the 2 bucket method.
  • Clay bar the surface and decontaminate the panel surfaces
  • Paint correction apply heavy cutting compound/medium cutting compound to areas of the car with scuff and swirl marks. Then remove compound remnants. Apply polish to vehicle and ensure all the wax is residue is removed 
  • Ensure the coating job is carried out in a shaded area away from the sun, dust, moisture, or floating debris. 
  • The vehicle must be entirely dry through the coating curing process including 4 hours after application of the product or (ideally remaining dry overnight).

Application Steps:

  1. Begin by wearing gloves to protect your hands from the coating.

  2. Place the included microsuede applicator cloth onto the applicator sponge, then fold it around the block. Drip 5-10 drops of the coating onto the microsuede cloth, then reduce the amount of coating to 3-5 drops as you continue to apply it to the vehicle.

  3. Use the applicator block with the cloth to apply the coating to the surface of the vehicle in 50 cm x 50 cm areas. This will ensure even coverage and avoid smearing or high spots.

  4. Once the coating has been applied, use a clean microfiber cloth to carefully wipe off any excess coating. The amount of time you need to wait before wiping off the excess will depend on the temperature of your environment. In warmer temperatures, you will need to act quickly to avoid smearing or high spots.

  5. To ensure that all excess coating is removed, use a torch to shine onto the panel and identify any spots that you may have missed. Wipe down the entire coated panel again to remove any excess coating.

  6. Repeat these steps for the rest of the panels on your vehicle.

  7. Once all panels have been coated and excess coating has been removed, admire your handiwork and enjoy the protection that Magnum Ceramic Coating provides for years!