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Chemical Guys COM_102 - CGC-2 Medium Compound (1 Gal)
Chemical Guys COM_102 - CGC-2 Medium Compound (1 Gal)
CGC-2 Medium Compound (1 Gal)
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Product Code: COM_102

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  Chemical Guys COM_102 - CGC-2 Medium Compound (1 Gal)

Why Buy This Product?

  • Amazing for polishing vehicles where the surface is mildly to heavily oxidized or dull
  • Revive slightly oxidized paint and cleans surface allowing for proper wax or sealant application
  • Natural oils brighten color and restore depth and clarity
  • Great for very small and hardly visible imperfections
  • For use on base coat/clear coat paint systems
  • Leaves a clean, glossy surface, ready for polishing or final finishing
  • Also available in 16 ounce size

How it Works
A vehicle's exterior is constantly fighting a war against contamination, oxidation, heat, deterioration, scratches, etching, grime, dirt etc. Scratches, scuffs and swirls marks are like scars on a vehicle's surface. The more of these imperfections on a painted surface, the more it will dull and limit a vehicle’s shine. CGC-2 Medium Compound has been developed to effectively and efficiently combat and repair moderate unsightly blemishes and imperfections to achieve the highest possible shine. CGC-2 Medium Compound is a machine-applied compound that contains an advanced cutting abrasive specially formulated to remove medium scratches. CGC-2 Medium Compound is great for oxidation and dull finishes as well as heavy swirl marks and scratches on all colors. CGC-2 is excellent for medium oxidation. This highly effective product leaves no residue and leaves the surface prepared for the final steps in the polishing process. CGC-2 Medium Compound is equipped with medium duty abrasives that work simultaneously to target, repair and remove medium to heavy blemishes that stand out on a vehicle's surface leaving behind a smooth, clean and glossy finish. CGC-2 effortlessly polishes away heavier scratches, swirl marks, oxidation and overspray. CGC-2 Medium Compound is perfect for repairing medium to heavy sun-oxidized finishes and dull surface. CGC-2’s medium abrasives are ideal for the removal of tough surface defects and blemishes on almost any surface. The high gloss Medium Compound is formulated with natural oils that not only brightens color, but also works seamlessly into the surface to remove scratches, holograms and swirl marks while reviving paint and cleansing surfaces to allow for proper wax or sealant application. The unique and exclusive formula in Chemical Guys CGC-2 is incredibly easy to apply and use. Unlike most compounds, which require multiple passes over the same area, CGC-2 allows you to remove or repair a blemish and move on to the next step cutting work time in half by buffing smoothly and quickly without slinging or sticking.

CGC Compound Series

CGC-2 Medium Compound

Other Sizes Available

The CGC-2 Heavy Duty Compound
is also available in a 16 ounce size.

Part Number
1 gallon (128 ounces)
Flip cap
Grit range
Body shop safe
Hand application
Machine application
Safe for clear coat
Safe for light color cars
Safe for dark color cars
Intended users

Proudly Made in America
How To Use:
How to Use

Hand Application:
For best results use out of direct sunlight.  Bright light and direct sunlight will reflect off of the surface glaring your vision and not allow for optimal view of scratches and swirls.
Using a clean terry towel or microfiber applicator pad or towel, apply a quarter size amount of product.
Work in small areas, applying using a small circular motion.
Rub until dry. Buff away excess product. Repeat as necessary.
Machine Application:
For best results use out of direct sunlight.
Start by making sure the surface to be compounded is clean and dry.
New or fresh paint should be fully cured.
Use a Hex-Logic green pad for medium cut, orange for medium to heavy cut, yellow for most aggressive cut.
For maximum cut use a wool pad.
For Lighter polishing work and finishing work you can use the white polishing pad.
Apply product to pad in an "X" shape and if needed use a pad lubricant to assure maximum lubricity if needed.
With polisher in  "off" position, spread the compound over about a 2 x 2 sq. ft. area.
Polish at 1200-1800 RPM (5000-6000 OPM with a dual action polisher.
Start by  working slowly across surface, then up and down.
Always check the progress of your work to see if blemish or imperfection has been removed.
If imperfection or blemish is gone, reduce the pressure of machine and continue buffing to a high gloss and perfect finish is achieved.
It may be necessary to switch to a lighter compound or polish.
If during buffing the pad becomes dry, spray a little Buffing Pad Conditioner onto it and continue buffing.
Occasionally wipe the area with a wet or lightly damp microfiber cloth to better view the results.
If necessary, follow with lighter compound or polish to restore and finish.
To protect your final results Chemical Guys recommends to always always apply a sealant after compounding.
Allow polish to dry, then buff to a deep gloss.

After Polish:
Remember for optimal protection and durability, follow all polish with a wax or paint sealant.
Though CUT compounds will outshine most waxes it does not contain any waxes, sealants or protective qualities.
For optimal protection we suggest Jet Seal 109.

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