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DIY - Intro to Buffing & Polishing Class

Have you ever wanted to properly polish your car using a rotary or dual-action polisher, but were too scared to harm the paint?  Smart Detailing University’s Intro To Buffing & Polishing class is designed to educate students on the proper use of both the polishers and the chemicals.  It is the perfect workshop for the ‘Do-It-Yourself’ enthusiast looking to take their skills to the next level. With all the new buffing and polishing techniques, pads and chemicals we know how confusing it has become to keep up.


Intro to Buffing & Polishing is a hands-on educational workshop structured around the basic techniques, machines, and products used in dual-action polishing. Discover all the tips and tricks the professionals use to remove swirls, scratches, and oxidation while also learning how to utilize the dual-action polisher to apply wax and sealant to any vehicle. We at Smart Detailing University can teach you the newest and most advanced buffing and polishing techniques and take the guesswork away!



Paint Technology:

One of the problems dealing with paint defects is that most people do not have a firm grasp on what paint technology is.  Here is a list of the most common types of paintwork:

  • Single stage
  • Dual stage (Base & clear-coat)
  • Lacquer
  • Enamel
  • Urethane
  • Water-based

Paint also has multiple layers that can be damaged from:

  • Scratches
  • Swirls
  • Bird droppings
  • UVA & UVB rays
  • Oxidation
  • Overspray
  • Paint exchange from minor collisions
  • Keys


With so many different types of paint and multiple ways it can be damaged, learning all the tools and techniques is a must for the Do-It-Yourself detailer as well as the professional.  Smart Detailing University is here to assist you in all your Buffing & Polishing needs.


 There is no better time to succeed than right now! Enroll today & Join the Worldwide Movement!

CALL 877 - SDU -1010



What to bring:
  •  Comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty
  • Closed-toe shoes or stripper heels (No sandals/ flip-flops)
  • Big smile and lots of laughs



What we provide:

  • Continental breakfast served with coffee and orange juice
  • Micro-fiber apron
  • Detailing chemicals and accessories
  • Pizza lunch…Yumm!!!

What you will learn: 
  • Hands-on instruction with the newest polishing machines
  • How to use both the rotary and dual-action polishers (Wax On)
  • Hand polish vs. machine polish
  • Choosing the proper chemicals
  • Choosing the proper pads
  • Deciding between the different machines
  • How to evaluate and remove paint damage and paint defects
  • The difference between wet and dry sanding
  • Automotive paint technology step-by-step
  • Proper preparation to avoid damage/ compound overspray
  • Spot polishing to remove minor blemishes
  • Microfiber towel use (Wax Off)








Class Length: 1 Day
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