GEN-3 GLASSCOAT exhibits superior cohesion and superior adhesion over waxes and polymer sealants currently on the market. The significant performance advantages over the other products are twofold:
Cohesion: The polysilazane chemistry of GEN-3 GLASSCOAT reacts out to 6-9H pencil hardness, whereas waxes, reactive silicones, and acrylic polymers achieve the hardness of rubber cement. Reactive polymer chains exhibit low crosslink density- they do not readily bond to the paint surface, and this is one of the reasons that polymer-based products sacrificial coatings require such intensive maintenance programmes and conservers, whereas GEN-3 GLASSCOAT does not. The molecules of GEN-3 GLASSCOAT are shorter than typical polymer chains, and each possesses multiple reactive sites. When fully reacted, GEN-3 GLASSCOAT contains hundreds to thousands of times more neighbor-to-neighbor chemical bonding than you see with polymer-to-polymer bonding. While the individual polymer strands don’t break, the low crosslink density means that they’ll separate, which causes polymer type coatings to lose their structural integrity. GEN-3 GLASSCOAT’s high crosslink density ensures excellent integrity to the paint coating, protecting against wear and degradation from the elements.
Adhesion: Like reactive polymer sealants, GEN-3 GLASSCOAT chemically reacts with hydroxyl (oxygen-hydrogen) groups. Such groups are present on other GEN-3 GLASSCOAT molecules (giving cohesion), but are also abundant on the surface of the paint/clearcoat system. GEN-3 GLASSCOAT’s high crosslink density enables it to “find” more hydroxyl groups to anchor to that is possible for a low crosslink density system, such as waxes and reactive polymers. Water vapor contributes to hydroxyl groups, which makes them ubiquitous on all surfaces exposed to humidity. Proof of GEN-3 GLASSCOAT’s superior Cohesion and Adhesion: Organic solvent strips waxes and polymer paint sealants from any surface in a single swipe. Solvent molecules separate and undercut the polymers. GEN-3 GLASSCOAT, by contrast, is impervious to such solvents as mineral spirits, xylene, benzene, toluene, VM&P Naphtha, and acetone.
Such resistance strikingly demonstrates the cohesive and adhesive nature of the GEN-3 GLASSCOAT coating and helps to explain the product's superior durability and solvent resistance performance in independent laboratory controlled testing.
GEN-3GLASSCOAT does not require any inspections or conserver type top-up maintenance. We believe that any product which requires additional top-ups, conserves or inspections during the course of the guarantee period, is not in our opinion, a cost-effective or value for money paint protection system for the consumer.
The GEN-3GLASSCOAT Collection ensures your interior also stays as good as new. The unique FCP hypoallergenic formula coats car seats and carpets to provide a hardwearing barrier that guards against stains and spills. It contains the industry-leading PS-UV trace detection system, guaranteeing comprehensive protection. Leather interior vehicles come with the GEN-3 Leather clean Conditioning option.
GEN-3GLASSCOAT comes with a comprehensive 5-year guarantee.