Drivers, who are new to ceramic coating do wonder if the ceramic coating is appropriate for wheel applications, and what would be the purpose of applying a ceramic coating on to your wheels?
Are Ceramic Coating For Wheels is Really Worth it?
Can you use a ceramic coating to protect the wheels? Yes! Is it worth giving your wheels a ceramic coating treatment? Definitely!
Ceramic coating will work to protect the wheels as it does on the surface of your car. The properties and the mechanism for protection are the same.
Ceramic coating products are useful on the surface of your car to protect it against scratching and the build-up of dirt and dust, so what purpose does the ceramic coating serve on the wheels?
The wheels of your vehicle are exposed to dirt and dust more than the body itself. With its proximity to the ground and driving through various types of terrains, wheels can deteriorate if they are not taken care of carefully.
Ceramic coating for wheels is no different than ceramic coating for the body of your vehicle, there is no special formula made just for the wheels.
Exposure to dust is one of the significant challenges facing the wheels. More than the exposure of dust that surrounds us from dirt and sand, the dust from the brakes can cause a considerable problem to the wheels.
Ceramic coating for wheels can reduce the amount of brake dust or general dirt from piling up on the surface. Ceramic coating wheels will not eliminate the dust altogether, however, it will make cleaning them much easier.
Brake dust can be annoying and do bring an unattractive look to the wheels.
If you currently see a significant amount of brake dust build-up on your wheels, have your brakes checked out soon so that there are no additional unseen issues with them.
As most of you know, rims in general depending on the size and how fancy you want to get can cost a significant amount of money, so protecting them from wear and tear and staining becomes crucial when we are talking about keeping its value.
Ceramic coating for rims will allow you to reduce the wear and tear caused by brake dust and from other external elements.
Aside from the brake dust, water, snow, road salt, and icy conditions can significantly decrease the lifespan of your wheels.
If you live in an area where the winters are rough and a lot of salt usage happening to clear out the snow, then you can bet on that the salt as corrosive as it is, can indeed damage your wheels over time.
There are a variety of nano ceramic coating products available today, and most of them applied by using an applicator pad easily.
One of the best ceramic coatings for wheels has to be Nasiol MetalCoat F2 which uses a super simple spray-on application method, which consists of spraying and wiping the solution.
However, if you are looking for longer protection and more shine to your car, Nasiol ZR53 will also do wonders to protect the wheel and with ZR53 you get more durability because the protection can last up to 3 years with proper care.
How to Apply Ceramic Coating to Wheels?
Treating the surface with ceramic coating may look simple, however, when you don’t follow the rules and the instructions applying the ceramic coating, in general, can be difficult and wheels are no exception.
If you have no previous experience in using a ceramic coating product before, and even though it will cost extra; however, we recommend to have the ceramic coating application to be done by a professional.
Wheels in particular will require more work during the application process because you need to remove the wheels for this process to be a true success.
If you do not remove the rims, then how can you be assured that you are applying an even amount to all areas of the wheel? So, removing the wheels is always recommended during the ceramic coating of the rims.
Regardless if you do this on your own at home or take it to a detailing specialist, the process that needs to be followed is simple.
5 Main Steps to Apply Ceramic Coating For Wheels.
- Remove the wheels
- Wash your wheels thoroughly to clear any dirt, brake dust, and any other contaminates.
- Dry them with microfiber towels.
- If you have access to an air compressor, remember to use that as well on the hard to reach areas of the wheels, but remember to remove any excess pooling of water out of the wheels before applying the ceramic coating.
- Remember that nanocoating applied on both sides of the wheel, so please clean and dry both sides.
Once the coating application process completed, make sure to keep the wheels dry for a minimum of 24hrs.