Ceramic Coatings

Jade Training Certification Seminar

Ceramic coating for cars are becoming ever so popular because they not only make cars paint look like showroom new year-round but they also reduce the amount of times you need to wash your car and the washing and cleaning time is almost cut in half. Detail King features Jade Ceramic Coating Products for paint, wheels, glass, leather and tires. Our Jade A70-16 Ceramic Coating Spray is and Express Ceramic Coating that is sprayed on! Be sure to watch our Jade Coating Products Overview Video!

Jade Ceramic Coatings are neatly ordered arrangements of Silicon (Si) and Oxygen (O) atoms in a 3D polymeric framework. This nano-ordering causes a highly durable, glass-like coating to form that is responsible for greatly increased durability, chemical and mar (light scratching) resistance, UV stability and hydrophobic properties. Jade Ceramic Coatings allow for an easier to maintain automotive finish that is more maintenance friendly. Jade Ceramics are approved by Boeing Aerospace to their rigorous quality testing and endorsed to their D-6 17487T standard.

Ceramic coatings are designed to defend the painted surfaces against contaminants and prevent them from bonding to the surfaces by making the surfaces very hydrophobic. Additionally, they create a very hard shield to protect against minor scuffs and abrasions and are extremely durable in terms of protection, in some cases up to four years Jade Quartz. Be sure to check out our Jade Ceramic Coating Application & Paint Correction Flow Chart. Also, if you have questions about the Jade products please check out our Frequently Asked Questions. If you want to be a certified Jade installer and cannot make our Jade Certification Class or are a car enthusiast and want to learn how to apply our Jade Coatings to your personal vehicle watch our Jade Application Demonstration Video. Be sure to also watch us apply a Jade coating to a wheel and all the steps involved with this process.

What are the differences between Jade Ice, Quartz and Edge? Which product do I use for a specific application?

All are based on the same constituent technology, but differ in their formulary blend to suit specific application needs.

  • Jade Quartz (9H) was formulated with the highest level of concentration of active ingredients along with many additives to allow it to provide the most robust coating offered, ideal for ridged, painted surfaces, it is our premium ceramic and lasts up to 4 years. 
  • Jade Ice (7H) is for the same application as above, however is slightly less durable up to two years. Designed to have a solvency that provided a lot of open time and an easier application as well as limited flexibility.
  • Jade Ice Lite (6H) is a clear, nano crystalline coating that protects your vehicle from weather, chemicals, and UV rays while repelling water, dirt and other contaminants. Jade Ice  LITE applies a hard, durable coating that is 2-3 micron thick and imparts a deep, reflective shine. Protection lasts 12-16 months. Perfect for the DIY Car Enthusiast
  • Jade Edge (4H) is a less concentrated product that was designed for reviving or protecting exterior trim parts, vinyl and plastics. It also offers the greatest flexibility.

Ceramic Coating technology was first used around 12 years ago in Asia and in particularly China as the method to prevent acid rain from contaminating the urethane paint surface, whereby acid rain would sit on the surface, dry and etch into the paint film causing permanent damage. Once ceramic coatings are applied the surface becomes extremely hydrophobic which promotes water shedding from the surface not allowing droplets to sit as easily.

Hardness is measured according to ASTM D3363 Film Hardness by Pencil. A 9H graphite pencil is applied with a specific weight or pressure at a 45 degree angle relative to the coating and moved 2’’ in distance, repeated in triplicate, starting with the hardest pencil (9H). If the coating is damaged or deformed then the next lower hardness pencil is measured until the film or coating shows no change.