Optimum Paint & Glass Coatings | Car & Auto Detailing in VT
There are dozens of automotive paint and glass coatings to choose from on the market. Critical Details uses Optimum Polymer Technologies paint, glass and plastic coatings to protect exterior surfaces from unwanted contamination. Opti-Coat, Opti-Glass, and Opti-Lens all offer unbeatable protection and provide phenomenal water beading.
Opti-Coat is Optimum's paint coating that sheds dirt and debris effortlessly making maintenance washes easier. Opti-Glass lasts for up to a year on windshields, and even longer on non-forward facing glass. The benefits of having a car’s windshield coated are night and day when traveling on the highway. Water typically starts to roll off a coated windshield at 40mph eliminating the need to use the windshield wipers. Opti-Lens is perfect for new cars and is always included after a headlight restoration is performed. Opti-Lens is specifically designed to protect headlights from UV damage and make them easier to clean in the future.
Each OPT coating is specifically designed to bond to a given surface. Before applying any of the OPT coatings, polishing and isopropyl alcohol wipe downs are required for proper bonding. If a coating is applied over contamination or polishing oils, its performance will be degraded and the coating can prematurely fail. Critical Details has successfully coated dozens of cars using Opti-Coat, Opti-Glass, and Opti-lens. Paint and glass coatings are the only form of car protection capable of withstanding the strong chemicals of touchless car washes.
Opti-Coat eliminates the need for regular applications of carnauba wax or synthetic paint sealant with its durability. Opti-Coat offers unsurpassed chemical resistance, scratch resistance and sheds dirt and debris better than any other paint protection product on the market.
|Product||Debris Shedding||Chemical Resistance||Mar Resistance||Hydrophobic||Film Thickness||Durability|
|Carnauba Wax||2||2||2||3||0.02||2-4 Months*|
|Paint Sealant||3||3||2||4||0.02||4-6 Months*|
|Paint Coating||4||4||3||4||0.5-1.0||1-2 Years*|
*All durability ratings depend on driving conditions and regular car maintenence.
Traditional waxes and sealants can’t stand up to the strong chemicals that rinsless car washes often use. After one or two rinseless washes, the water repellency/water beading will decrease drastically or be completely non-existent. Opti-Coat is a permanent paint coating that cannot be removed with the use of strong soaps and all-purpose cleaners. The only way to completely remove Opti-Coat is to use an abrasive polish combined with a polishing pad.
Optimum Opti-Coat requires extensive surface preparation in order for proper product bonding to occur. Any high-spots that are not removed during the application will become permanent after the Opti-Coat is cured and are more noticeable on dark colored cars. Critical Details has successfully applied Opti-Coat to countless cars since its introduction to the car care world.
Opti-Coat High-Spot                               Improperly Applied Opti-Coat
Opti-Coat Permanent Paint Coating
Starting at $250
Time required – 4+ hours
Opti-Coat is a permanent paint coating that beads water and repels debris unlike any traditional carnauba wax or paint sealant. Opti-coat not only significantly reduces the amount of time needed to wash and dry a car, but it saves car owners hundreds of dollars over the lifetime of the coating. (This treatment can only be performed after a Minor or Major Paint Correction.)
Opti-Glass Windshield Coating
Starting at $50
Time required – 1-2 hours
Opti-Glass is a glass coating that is chemically designed to bond to silica based surfaces. Opti-Glass is abrasion resistant and can stand up to repeated windshield wiper use that would easily remove traditional glass sealants. Opti-Glass offers up to a year of protection on the windshield and lasts even longer on non-forward facing windows.