Cartec Refinish Line – Paint Rectification Process

Cartec demonstrate the use of their paint rectification process using their cutting compound and finishing compound for a hologram free finish. The products have been updated since this video has been made.

The 4800 compound is now the new and improved Cartec Liquid Compound 5000

The 12000 finishing compound is now the new and improved Cartec Ultra Finish 12000

ROAR Paint Finishing System – Paint Rectification Process

Watch this video on the paint rectification process using the very popular ROAR products.

  1. Sanding the clear coat with P1500 or P2000 discs
  2. Removing P1500/P2000 scratches with ROAR 610 Extreme Cutting Compound
  3. Followed by ROAR 620 Finishing Compound
  4. For extra gloss and protection using ROAR 730 Speed Gloss

For a ROAR introduction have a look at their great starter kit 




Basic Assumptions – Must read

From start to finish, a guide on basics that must be covered when repairing and painting.

PPG Industries Automotive Refinish group makes these assumptions based on accepted industry practices,
our knowledge, past experience and feedback from our employees and customers. These assumptions are
intended to be used by collision repairers for reference and support documentation to promote a better
understanding of the refinishing process to their customers.


KOVAX Imperection Kit – System for removing imperfections

This kit contains everything a bodyshop requires to successfully carry out a small repair or imperfection on a panel. Unlike others in the market the Kovax system is used completely dry, making it a lot quicker, cleaner and easier to use









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Sanding Advice:

1) Depending on the size of the imperfection, you start with Tolecut Pink. Then further reducing the sanding scratches with Tolecut green, followed by Tolecut black.

2) For a perfect end result and minimal polishing time, we advice to finish with Buflex Dry Black after Tolecut and to use the Kovax Polishing System for the entire polish process. If it is a large imperfection, it may be preferable to use Yellow Film (1500) 35mm prior to Tolecut


The kit contains:


Kit content (part no. 999-8804):

100 pcs. P1500 Yellow Film 35mm (881-1500)

25 sheets P2000 Tolecut 1/8 cut pink (191-1523)
25 sheets P2500 Tolecut 1/8 cut green (191-1522)

25 sheets P3000 Tolecut 1/8 cut black (191-1521)

25 sheets P3000 Buflex Dry black (191-1531)

1 pad for Buflex Dry sheets (971-0060)

2 double finger pads for Yellow Film 35mm (971-0023)

2 Toleblocks for Tolecut 1/8 cut (971-0047) + 1 FREE micro fibre cloth


Norton Best Practice – Defect removal and buffing

Peter Klutt of Legendary Motorcar Company and host of Dream Car Garage demonstrates the Best Practices of defect removal and buffing with Norton Liquid Ice.





Dirt inclusions and polishing – MaxMeyer

A concise summary of the finishing process by MaxMeyer. Removing dirt inclusions and most effectives processes with handy tips. Click the picture below to read.