Astra GTE Fireball Super Hydrophobic

Astra GTE Fireball Super Hydrophobic
Oct
05
2021

Unfortunately, this Astra got an ouchie before it came to us, so when it arrived we sent it off to Kraftwork Chelmsford, to have the tailgate repaired.

There was also a patch of damage on the sill with some surface rust that needed attention.

The car was polished all over, and then coated with Fireball Super Hydrophobic, a polymer based coating which we think is wonderful. Ceramic coatings are all the rage, meaning polymer coatings have taken a back seat in recent years, but this sealant from Fireball is absolutely amazing when it comes to shine and hydrophobicity. It is exceptional at repelling water, so when it rains, the water just rolls off, taking most of the dirt with it. Your car stays cleaner for longer, and you only need to clean it about half as much.

Which is the best ceramic coating / polymer coating?

The best coating is the one that best suits your needs. Why get the top of the range 10 year coating if you only intend to keep the car for three years? A three-year coating will keep the car looking great the whole time you own it, help protect it from everything the environment can throw at it, and probably most importantly of all, you'll have to do less washing. We find this is the most appealing thing about coatings; people want to wash their cars less often and for it to be easy. 

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