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Turtle Wax - Platinum Series car care products review and usage directions


Posted Date: 02-Nov-2012  Last Updated:   Category: Cleaning    
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This article is about the Platinum series products developed by Turtle Wax, a leading brand, which manufactures various car care products. Polishing and waxing your car regularly gives an excellent finish to the paint; thus giving a long-lasting protection against dust and stains, and retains your car’s value. This article explains about the various products manufactured by the Turtle Wax Inc., under the platinum series, necessary to maintain your car like new.



About Turtle Wax Inc.


Benjamin Hirsch is the founder of Turtle Wax Inc.; he is also the inventor of the first liquid auto polish. Turtle Wax Inc. is a Chicago-based company, now headquartered in Westmont, Illinois. Turtle wax is a leading brand, which manufactures various car care products. Turtle Wax manufactures products that can be used for cleaning; glass, the painted body of the car, metal rim, leather seats, and tires. It also offers engine treatment products and formula oils. Turtle Wax was founded in the year 1941 in the name, Plastone Co. During one of his sales, Hirsch came across Turtle Creed. Comparing the hard protective shell of the turtle with the protection his wax offered, he came up with the name, Turtle Wax. Turtle Wax sells products in retail and commercial markets in 90 countries. Turtle Wax has the 90 percent share in the U.S. market.

Platinum Series


Platinum Series was developed by Turtle Wax with highest quality ingredients to meet the high expectations of even critical car enthusiasts. It is specially formulated to give an unmatched performance and finish to both old enamel automotive paints and newer two pack paints.
Turtle Wax - Platinum Series Kit

Turtle Wax - Platinum Car Wash


Turtle Wax - Platinum Car Wash is specially formulated by blending powerful cleaning agents, which helps in giving an effective cleaning and shine to your car. Unlike many cleaners, Turtle Wax does not need much scrubbing to remove heavy oxidation and stubborn stains. It has a pH-balanced formula that creates rich foam, which helps remove dirt easily, being gentle on the paintwork and protecting your wax coat. It has a composition of Coconut Diethanolamide and alkylbenzenesulfonates.

How to use:
Take one cap of the solution in a bucket. Fill the bucket with water, and make maximum foam. Rinse off the car and remove the loose dirt. Then, use a sponge and wash the car completely with the solution. After washing, rinse off with clean water and dry with a soft cloth. Do not wash the car under the sun; it may dry the water before wiping and may leave spots.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Car Wax


Turtle Wax - Platinum Car Wax is specially formulated with lubricating polymers for easy application and buffs off easily to give a dazzling finish to your paint. It has a composition of Brazilian carnauba wax and the finest Bavarian montan wax, which gives the perfect shine to your car. Polishing agents present in this product removes the stubborn dust-deposits easily and gives a long-lasting shine and protection to your paintwork.

How to use:
Wash the car thoroughly with Turtle Wax - Platinum Car Wash and let it dry. Apply Turtle Wax – Platinum Car wax in a foam wax applicator or clean cotton cloth and rub it on the finished paintwork, one section at a time. Make the coat as thin as possible and let it dry to a haze. Then buff the haze off with a microfiber towel. Polish to get the maximum shine.

Do not wax the car when it is too hot; the product may dry sooner than needed and may leave streaks. Do not use on damaged paintwork. Do not use the product on glass or other finished elements.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Extra Gloss


Turtle Wax – Platinum Extra Gloss can be used on newly painted body or wax polished body of the car. It is specially formulated with a cationic/anionic blend of reactive silicone polymers and waxes to give a deep protection to the wax and deeper shine to your paintwork. It is non-abrasive and does not affect the color. An effortless mirror-finish is the end-result of this product.

How to use:
Apply Turtle Wax – Platinum Extra Gloss in foam wax applicator and spread it evenly on the finished, dry surface. Let it dry to a haze; then buff to maximum shine. Do not leave the product to dry for a longer time without polishing; it may leave streaks. Shake well before use.

Turtle Wax – Platinum Tar, Tree Sap & Insect Remover


Turtle Wax - Tar, Tree Sap & Insect Remover has a powerful, fast-acting formula, which can work on tough stains like tar spots, tree sap, bird droppings, and insect deposits without affecting the wax. It has a composition of disodium metasilicate, alcohol ethoxylate, and sodium hydroxide.

How to use:
Wash the car and dry it thoroughly. Shake the product well before use. Spray the product from a distance of 6-7 inches from the surface. Leave it for a minute; let it work with the stain. Then wipe off the stain with a clean terry cloth.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Upholstery Cleaner


Turtle Wax – Platinum Upholstery Cleaner is formulated to provide a deep penetrating action to remove entrenched dirt and stains from your area rugs and upholsteries. It not only cleans, but also moisturises and gives a refreshing long-lasting fragrance to your upholsteries. Glycerine, vitamin E and aloe vera present in the product, moisturise and conditions, thus restoring the softness of the leather.

How to use:
Spray the product evenly on the surface and allow it to work with the stain. After 1 or 2 minutes, wipe off with a soft cloth. If the stain remains, repeat the process. Shake well before use.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Glass Cleaner


Turtle Wax – Platinum Glass Cleaner is formulated with foaming solutions to give a sparkling finish to glass, plastic, acrylic, and mirrors. It helps to remove dirt, bird droppings, insect deposits, grease, fuel, or other embedded dirt effortlessly. It cleans up efficiently without leaving streaks and is non-abrasive.

How to use:
Spray the product evenly on the finished surface and wipe off with a paper towel. Shake well before use.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Cockpit Cleaner


Turtle Wax – Platinum Cockpit Cleaner can be used on plastic, vinyl and rubber surfaces. It is specially formulated to remove entrenched dirt, scuff marks, and restore its originality. It also prevents the ultra violet rays from causing aging effects on the material, like fading and cracking. It creates a protective coat over the material to give it a long-term protection from dirt.

How to use:
Apply the product generously on a clean soft cloth or form wax applicator and rub it on the surface evenly to a glossy finish. For absorbent surfaces like rubber, re-application may be needed. The product may make the surface slippery; hence do not use on surfaces those should not be slippery, such as pedals, floor mats, gears, steering wheel, tires, treads, etc.

Do not use the product on glass. Do not use the product directly on finished surface. Do not use the product, when the surface is too hot.

Turtle Wax - Platinum Wheel Cleaner


Turtle Wax – Platinum Wheel Cleaner can be used on alloy, chrome, steel and plastic trims. It is specially formulated for exceptional cleaning power to remove ingrained dirt, dust and other contaminants easily, without affecting the rim, tires, wheel details, logo, or trademarks. It has an easy to use foaming trigger spray. It also has a fast-acting formula, which does not need too much scrubbing.

How to use:
Rinse the wheel with clean water to remove loose dirt and to loosen the embedded dirt. Spray the product on the entire surface of the wheel rim and let it work with the dirt for a minute. Then, rinse off with clean water. In case of stain and deeply embedded dirt, use a brush. Let it dry by itself. Do not let the product stay for a longer time; it may cause discolouration.

Turtle Wax – Platinum Tyre Dressing


Turtle Wax – Platinum Tyre Dressing is formulated with advanced silicones, polymers and high quality waxes like Brazilian carnauba wax, which helps in retaining the natural look and shine to your tyres. High viscosity silicones present in the product provides a deep black wet look and long-lasting shine to your tyres. The product is a high viscosity gel that helps in easy application.

How to use:
Wash the tires thoroughly and let it dry. Shake the product well and squeeze some on a sponge or soft cloth. Apply it on the sidewalls of the tyre in a circular motion and let it be absorbed. After 3-5 minutes, wipe off the excess liquid with a clean cloth or sponge. Do not apply on surfaces those should not be slippery, such as bicycle tyres, motorcycle tyres, tread, etc., since the product may make the surface slippery.

Turtle Wax – Platinum Cockpit Shine


Turtle Wax – Platinum Cockpit Shine can be used on finished interior surfaces made of plastic, vinyl, and rubber. The presence of anti static silicone agents in the product helps remove entrenched dirt easily and provides a long-lasting protective shield against dirt. Every interior surface is different from one another. This product is specially formulated to give both glossy and matte finish. To give a matte finish to any one of your interior surfaces, use a damp cloth; to give a glossy finish use a dry cloth. The slow-release mechanism in this product provides a good, long- lasting fragrance to your interior.

How to use:
Shake the product well. Spray it evenly on the surface and let it sit for a minute. After 1 minute, polish the surface with a clean cloth (dry cloth for glossy finish and damp cloth for matte finish). Do not use on surfaces which should not be slippery. Do not use on glass.

Turtle Wax – Platinum Leather Cleaner and Conditioner


Turtle Wax – Platinum Leather Cleaner and Conditioner is specially formulated to give an exceptional cleaning, long-term protection against dirt and to restore the originality to your interior leather upholsteries. The product has pH-balanced soaps and surfactants, which efficiently remove entrenched dirt and stain without effort, and make the leather, look new. Glycerine and collagens present in this product prevent the sunlight or hot weather condition, from fading out the leather upholsteries, restoring its suppleness and softness.

How to use:
Shake the product well. Take the product in a sponge, foam wax applicator or a soft cotton cloth and apply on the surface. Let it stay for 1-2 minutes; then polish the surface with a microfiber towel.
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