What is ceramic coating?
Nano ceramic coating is a liquid based polymer, said to have 9H hardness on Mohs scale (Diamond has 10H), that is applied on a surface to provide it with defensive capabilities and prolonging vehicle paint life.
Is ceramic coating good for your car?
Yes, ceramic coating for cars is extremely great protection for the paint surface. It not only increases the life of the paint but also provides an amazing glossy appearance to it as if the vehicle just rolled out of a factory.
Is a ceramic coating worth it?
Ceramic coating is worth every penny you invest. It provides superb protection against environmental harms and corrosion. It is a good practice to invest in ceramic coating services so that you can secure your vehicle paint integrity for a long time.
What is the best ceramic coating?
Detailing Devils provides the best ceramic coating 9H DNA in the form of ceramic car coating service. This is by far the best ceramic coating with 9H hardness protection against the worst of environmental harms. It is considered as the most advanced ceramic coating for the vehicle’s exterior paint surface. 9H DNA (Diamond Nano Armor) is a perfect nano ceramic coating with dual layered cross linking molecules of polymer. It provides ultimate gloss and protection to a vehicle. It is available in 3 Variants
- Reload: With 1 year warranty
- Pro: With 3 years warranty
- Absolute: 5 years warranty
There is also a car coating called DNA Evolution that provides 7 years warranty on shine of the vehicle surface paint. And then there is DNA Voodoo, the self-healing coating that is recently introduced by Detailing Devils. This ceramic coating has the power to self-heal against hairline scratches and micro swirls.
Is ceramic coating better than wax?
Wait, what? The wax and sealants do not even come close to ceramic coating. There is no hiding the fact that waxes are an effective product since old. Many have been using to provide a spectacular shine to their vehicle. But the life of wax is much shorter when compared to the ceramic coating. This may lead to buying the wax again and again to fix a new shine on your vehicle. A total waste of time and money. However, the ceramic coating can stay for as long as 1 to 5 years depending on the coating and its application.
How to apply ceramic coating?
The application of nano ceramic coating for car or bike is not an easy process. There are hardly any DIY products that encourage you to apply the coating on your own. The ceramic coatings require professional training and practice to be applied correctly otherwise the whole thing will end up in a shiny mess. However, just to satiate curiosity. Ceramic coating is usually applied with an applicator cloth or duster very slowly and evenly on the entire surface of a vehicle. The process is carried out in a slow and tedious manner to ensure that the ceramic coating has been applied evenly without leaving any oxidation.
This is because, once the coating hardens, it is really difficult to correct the mistakes, almost irreversible. In that event, the coating must be removed and re-coated again. That is why precision is the key to the whole ceramic coating process.
What does a ceramic coating do?
Ceramic coating has many advantages but some of them are worth mentioning through which the ceramic coating is popularized among the large crowds. It provides protection against:
- Direct harsh sunlight
- Off season acidic rains
- Bird dropping
- Swirl Marks & Water Spots
- Minor blemishes and scratches
- Harmful pollutants
- Road chips
- Road Grime and Contaminants
Not only this, but it also keeps your car shiny for years. Will you still ask the question ‘what is ceramic coating for cars?’ One must get their vehicle coated with the ceramic coating to obtain maximum shine and protection on the vehicle paint surface or the vehicle exterior body.
What does a ceramic coating does not do?
Ceramic coating can do a lot of wonders on your car but it won’t buy you a poolside house, a May Bach, and a lady waiting for you with grapes in hand. Just kidding.
Ceramic coatings may have a lot of advantages over everything. But there are some things it falls short on. They are:
- Requires Professional Administration not DIY
- It can be Costly
- It cannot fix heavy damage and scratches
Apart from that ceramic coating for car doesn’t have any other drawbacks. Your bike or car can be as shiny, new, and beautiful as possible with the application of the ceramic coating.
Who makes the best ceramic car coating?
Detailing Devils makes the best bike and car ceramic coating that makes your vehicle become a shine and protection beast. It brings out a flawless finish to any vehicle paint, glass, rubber, fabric, leather and plastic parts. Each service is crafted to target individual parts of a vehicle for maximum care. Its detailing services comprises of.
- Skin Restoration
Restores the shine of a vehicle by buffing the vehicle paint and removing contaminants from it.
- Wheel Restoration
Restores the wheel by removing break-dust, mud, and pollutants from it. Adds shine and darkness to it.
- Headlight Restoration
Restores headlight by removing haze from foggy glasses and rendering them clean and shiny.
- Chrome Restoration
Restores chrome fittings of a vehicle by cleaning and polishing them to an absolute finish.
- Fabric Restoration
Restores fabric parts of a car interior by removing stains and marks from it.
- Leather Restoration
Restores leather parts of a vehicle by removing oil stains, imprints, cracks, etc.
- Trim Restoration
Restores dashboard, trim, steering wheel and all the parts of a vehicle interior by a thorough cleaning.
Detailing Devils coating services involves applying a specialized ceramic coating to different parts of a vehicle. Keeping in mind the different surfaces a vehicle has, each ceramic coating is designed to be applied on a specific surface only. This provides the ultimate protection a vehicle can get. The services with ceramic nano coating are mentioned below:
- 9H Diamond Nano Armor
9H DNA is the popular nano ceramic coating offered by Detailing Devils in the form of service. It is the nano tech coating with properties like scratch resistance, mud-repellence, hydrophobicity, chemical-resistance (acid/alkaline), that help the surface it is applied on to stay unaffected against the harmful effects of UV rays, road debris, harsh weather, rains, etc. It has 3 variants depending upon the density of ceramic particles contained in each of them: ABSOLUTE: 5 year warranty, PRO: 3 year warranty, RELOAD: 1 year warranty. The best 9H nano coating for cars.
- Crystal Vision
A water-repellent coating applied to a car’s wind-shields. It has a unique good water contact angle that helps windshields repel water in the form of beads and provides better vision while driving in rains. Also, it has an anti-glare feature that promotes better night vision.
- Wheel Nano Armor
Developed using three ceramics mixed together, it serves all types of wheels, especially alloys, to help them withstand heat created by the braking system of vehicles. It also renders them mud-repellent and hydrophobic.
- Nano Shine Armor
Permanent tire shine nano coating to protect the black shine of tires and prevent them from cracking and yellowing.
- Nano Trim Armor
A water-based nano coating for dash trim and other parts to protect their shine from fading & getting spoiled for years.
- Fabric Nano Armor
An industrial nano coating for fabric surfaces to prevent them from stains, anti-fouling, fading and make them more breathable.
- Leather Nano Armor
Nano coating for leather surfaces to protect them from water and oil based stains while preventing them from cracking and dullness.
Teflon vs Ceramic Coating for Cars: Which Is Better?
Teflon is a coating that is applied around a surface to protect it against many damages. Ceramic coating, on the other hand, bonds with the vehicle paint itself. The Teflon has less thickness when compared to ceramic coating. It has 0.02 microns while the ceramic coating has a thickness of 2 microns. Ceramic coating car also has increased durability and hardness on Mohs scale if compared to Teflon. So, it goes without saying that ceramic coating is clearly the obvious choice.
Ceramic Coating for Cars Pricing
As mentioned before, nano coating for car can be costly but it is a one-time application process that provides 1-5 years of durability if applied in a correct manner. In India, the cost for a good ceramic coating service may cost somewhere around 20-70K for cars. Depending on the years of warranty it will provide. For bikes the cost would be considerably lesser, almost half the amount compared to cars.
Ceramic coating myths
There are certain myths about ceramic coating car and bike that makes the customer attract or repelled from getting it. Some of them are listed here.
- Your car will be completely scratch proof (only self-healing coatings can do that)
- It is for lazy people who don’t want to maintain their vehicle (Little maintenance required)
- Stone chips won’t do anything to your paint surface (they would)
- It can be applied directly (No, it also requires a skin restoration detailing beforehand)
- It is DIY once you get the hang of it (No, professional tools, place, techniques, temperature required)
- Does not need regular wash ( It does, with a ceramic shampoo)
These are some myths people encounter about ceramic coatings.