Are dual action polishers better?
The engineered forced rotation action results in far superior results (in less time) to a similar level to a rotary polisher, but the dual action means it’s still really safe to use, even for the new-user.
What does dual action polisher mean?
A dual action car polisher is a handheld machine that polishes, buffs and sands your car. While the hand polishing process often involves applying car polish products before being buffed off, machine polishers utilise the head of the machine to work the polishing product into the paintwork.
Which is better dual action polisher or rotary polisher?
Rotary polishers cut away paint faster than dual action (DA) polishers. This means DA polishers are easier and safer to use for beginners. Dual-action polishers rotate in two circular directions, whereas rotary polishers only spin in one direction, causing a faster build-up of heat and friction.
Are dual action polishers safe?
The variable speed, dual-action polisher like the Porter Cable Car Polisher is also a great maintenance tool for your gloss enhancement polishing, pre-wax cleaning and applying thin, even coats of your favorite car wax, paint sealant or protectant. This tool is effective and very safe!
Can you burn paint with a dual action polisher?
While a dual action polisher will improve the appearance of scratches and remove most swirls, it does not produce enough heat to cut deep into the paint. If the polisher lingers for a second too long on one spot, it can burn through the paint.
Is random orbital the same as dual action?
Dual Action = There are two actions….rotation and oscillation. When both actions are combined, we call it “Dual Action”. Random Orbital = The rotation and oscillation are random, not a fixed path. The Flex 3401 is a Dual Action polisher, and because of the forced rotation is NOT random.