One of the many myths “swirling around,” is that ceramic coatings do an excellent job of hiding existing swirl marks and scratches. Like your weird uncle's hair, this too is completely fake.

A ceramic coating amplifies the condition of whatever surface it coats. So, if you have tons of swirl marks and scratches, they will become all the more noticeable after applying a layer of Armor Shield IX.

This is why it is crucial to have all necessary paint corrections, surface imperfections, and clear coat damage attended to prior to installing a nano ceramic coating. Once these issues have been attended to, a ceramic coating will help reduce the risk of swirl marks and surface scratches from forming. 

For more on this topic, be sure to check out our blog article focusing on the four most common forms of paint scratch.

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