Category Archives: Nanotechnology Coatings

Getting The Most From Nanotechnology Based Automotive Coatings

For many, professionally applying Nanotechnology-based coatings (nano-coatings) to automotive paintwork and wheels is the preferred method of protection. Nano-coatings are tough, durable sealants with high resilience to extremes of pH. They inhibit the adherence of contamination and in addition to providing high gloss levels, they also repel water. As the technology evolves and their use […]

Read More

Nanotechnology And Its Role In Automotive Surface Care

What is nanotechnology? There are a lot of car care products on the market today which claim to employ ‘nanotechnology’, stating nano or nanotech products last longer and work better. But what is nanotechnology and what role does it play in car care? Defined simply, nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter at subatomic level (smaller than […]

Read More

Kamikaze Collection Ceramic Coatings at UF Studio

Kamikaze Collection is a revolutionary range of high-end boutique car care products designed and manufactured in the heartland of the ceramic coating industry: Japan. Japanese paint finishes are known for typically being quite soft and therefore easy to mark. Avid car care enthusiast and professional detailer, Kai Morita, was determined to find solutions to some […]

Read More

Gtechniq Ceramic Coatings at UF Studio

Gtechniq is a British designer and manufacturer of innovative car care products. They use the term ‘smart surface science’ because it cleverly captures what they do on so many levels. Using cutting-edge techniques to harness the power of nanotechnology, their coatings provide long-lasting protection for every surface found on a vehicle, from paintwork to metal, […]

Read More

Kamikaze Collection ZIPANG – Self-Healing Ceramic Coat Product Test

Ceramic coatings began in Japan as the answer to the delicate finish typically associated with their car manufacturers. These days, there is a plethora of ceramic coatings available to car care enthusiasts, with many manufacturers offering their own versions of ceramic coatings based on nano technology. However, whilst many of these are variations on a theme, […]

Read More

Kamikaze Collection – The ‘Kaizen’ Approach To Car Care

Designed, developed and produced in Japan, Kamikaze Collection is the brainchild of Kai Morita, a passionate car care enthusiast who bought his first rotary polisher at just fourteen years old. At the time, the Japanese car care industry was just beginning to develop glass coats to combat the notoriously soft finish of Japanese vehicles. However, […]

Read More

Exclusive First Test: Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light Protection For A Tesla P90D

Gtechniq Crystal Serum raised the bar for the performance expected from a nanotechnology-based ceramic sealant, providing exceptional levels of resistance to swirls and extremes of pH. Once cured, the coating is so durable it can only be removed by wet sanding followed by machine polishing. Up until now Crystal Serum has only been available as […]

Read More

Kamikaze Collection Artificial Clearcoat – Finally, A Durable Solution For Ultra-Sensitive Paint Finishes?

Ceramic sealants are known for providing swirl resistance protection to automotive clearcoats and this is particularly useful for cars with sensitive finishes which mar easily. However, some clearcoats are so delicate they become blemished as the sealant is being applied. Japanese marques, particularly with dark coloured paintwork are notoriously difficult to refine and apply sealant […]

Read More

State-Of-The-Art Glasscoat Protection For A Mini John Cooper Works

Keen to ensure UF customers always have access to the most cutting edge car care products available, our team are always on the lookout for products that offer something different. When UF was recently introduced to Kamikaze-Collection, a Japanese glasscoat manufacturer that uses state-of-the-art technology in all of their products it followed that trials should be conducted. Initial […]

Read More

Carnauba Wax Vs Ceramic Sealant – You Decide!

One of the most frequent questions the UF team is asked is: “which is better? A natural wax or a ceramic sealant”. On the surface it appears the answer should be simple, but, as with so many things, appearances are deceptive! The short answer is: it depends on what you’re trying to achieve and the […]

Read More