Marine News from the Great Lakes

Why FINISH FIRST Marine Polish?

Published: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:00 am

It seems everywhere you turn today someone has a new miracle marine wax on the market. Some advertise a year-long protection in one application; some advertise a “paint job in a bottle”. Usually if a product sounds too good to be true, it is! The basic question with so called “miracle” products should be: Are they safe for your gel coat or fiberglass finish and will they protect your long term investment?

The answer is FINISH FIRST polish, which has been developed by Liqui Tech, through years of research from our team of organic chemists. FINISH FIRST meets today’s tough standards of the marine industry by using advanced technology based on synthetic polymers. FINISH FIRST’S high tech formula contains NO waxes, silicones, or Teflon. Finish First uses a synthetic emulsion cleaning agent to dissolve old wax, grime, and any other environmental contaminant picked up during transport or while enjoying a day on the water.

The cleaning ability of Finish First is just one part of our superior gel coat maintenance. Being synthetic in its design, FINISH FIRST is different than other wax products. FINISH FIRST contains a synthetic polymer which, unlike a wax, will bond to any gel coat, fiberglass, or painted surface. This synthetic coating layer then cures into a tough, clear, protective, mirror-like finish which enhances your protection and enriches the depth of the gloss. This coating will provide protection in a normal environment for approximately 6 to 9 months. Conversely, wax products only lay on the surface with no chemical properties to bond to the surface; thus you can never have more than one coat of wax on your vessel. With every coat of FINISH FIRST you will provide greater protection and depth of gloss. We recommend applying FINISH FIRST, thinly over the entire vessel and letting it dry at least 15 minutes. This drying time actually allows the curing process to complete which creates the protective layer. You could let the polymer dry for an hour or a day; FINISH FIRST will not harden like a wax and will wipe off just as easy as it did the first 15 minutes.

A little preventive maintenance can extend the life of your vessels finish. Finish First remains in constant research and development to ensure you the best in marine care products.

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