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Compounding sponge

Pattern: Standard
Density: Firm
Colour: White
Diameter: Ø150mm
Thread/Velcro: M14


The compounding sponge should be used with an automotive polisher.

It is necessary to polish a vehicle body panel when:

  • The panel has been newly painted with a clear-coat.
  • Shallow scratch marks need to be removed.
  • The panel has suffered from oxidation.
  • Swirl marks and hologram defects need to be removed.

Compounding sponge uses:

White Good Best
Orange Good Best
Red Best  
Black Best  

Compounding sponge range:

SPC00101 Firm Orange Ø 200mm Velcro Standard
SPC00100 Soft Yellow Ø 200mm Velcro Standard
SPC00102 Soft Red Ø 200mm Velcro Standard
TCCS15058 Firm White Ø 150mm 5/8 UNC Standard
TCCS15014-1 Firm White Ø 150mm M14 Standard
TCCS15014-4 Firm White Ø 150mm M14 Standard
TCCS15014 Firm Orange Ø 150mm M14 Standard
TCC15014-2 Soft Red Ø 150mm M14 Standard
TCCS15014-3 Soft Black Ø 150mm M14 Standard
TCCS15014-5 Soft Black Ø 150mm M14 Waffle
SPC00124 Firm Blue Ø 125mm Velcro Standard

For the Ø 200mm velcro compounding sponges, use the M14 backing pad SPC00106.

Adaptors to convert or lenghten the polisher's thread:

SPC00055 5/8 UNC 5/8 UNC
SPC00053 5/8 UNC M14
SPC00054 M14 5/8 UNC
SPC00052 M14 M14

Recommended polishing compounds to use:

  • Liquid Shine™ High cut - Features a silicone, wax and filler free polishing compound to give a high gloss finish on fresh or cured paint. It is capable of removing P1500 grit sanding marks. It can be used on automotive paints, marine gel-coats and on composite surfaces.
  • Liquid Shine™ Fine cut - similar to the High cut polishing compound, but it is designed for use on a ceramic and scratch resistant clear-coat. It is capable of removing P2000 scratch marks.
  • Liquid Shine™ Zero swirl - Very low abrasive for the final step of polishing. Removes holograms and swirl marks. Use a soft compounding sponge as a final step
Compounding sponge

Steps to take when polishing a panel:

1. Preparing the panel:

  • Sometimes a panel has fine over-spray left from spraying the clear-coat. This needs to be removed by lightly sanding with a fine abrasive paper. All over-spray need to be sanded out up to P1500 grit.
  • The panel should be washed when all spray-finishing defects have been removed. Any dirt particles could cause scratch marks when polishing.
  • Tight curves and ends of the panel should be masked-off to prevent the effects caused by point pressure. The polisher should always be used on flat surfaces.

2. Applying the polishing compound:

  • A five rand coin amount of polishing compound should be applied to the sponge. Switch the polisher to it's lowest speed setting.
  • Switch on the polisher and gradually spread the polishing compound over the panel.
  • Keep moving the polisher on the panel to have as little amount of pressure and friction.
  • The polishing compound will remove the scratch marks caused by the P1500 sand paper and it will bring out an impressive gloss finish.
  • Remove the masking from the panels and apply the polishing compound to a microfiber cloth. Hand polish (by moving your hand in a small circular motion) the tight curves and ends in the panels until the same finish is achieved as from the polisher.

3. Wash the panel when finished:

  • Wash the panel after polishing to remove any residue from the polishing compound.
consider safety for your health and the people around you

General safety suggestions:

It is advisable to always have the following items nearby and in a good condition

  • Eye protection – clean and scratch free
  • Hearing protection – quality earmuffs
  • Dust masks – discard old and dirty masks
  • Gloves – for easy handling of material and hand protection
Wear Gloves Eye Protection Hearing Protection Dust Mask
Wear Gloves
Eye Protection
Hearing Protection
Dust Mask