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Lake Country Hydro-Tech Hand Pad

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Closed cell hand polishing pad for modern paint types. Buy online and earn loyalty points as you shop.
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When polishing by hand it's easy to overlook the role of the applicator pad. However, this is a mistake, because the size of the pad influences the rate of progress, and the type of foam influences how well (or not) the compound or polish works. The generously sized Lake Country Hydro-Tech Hand Pad makes hand polishing less arduous, and is available in three different grades (cutting, polishing and finishing). The cutting and polishing versions optimise the cutting action of light cutting compounds and polishes, while the finishing version optimises the burnishing action of finishing polishes.

Key Features

Cut Level From 2/10 (Compared To Others)
Flexibility From 6/10 (Compared To Others)
Washable Yes (Hand Or Machine)


The Lake Country Hydro-Tech Hand Pad is available in three different grades, which are specifically designed for compounding, polishing and burnishing modern paint systems respectively. Each grade is manufactured from a high quality pre-polymer European foam with a closed cell structure, which helps to prevent water-based compounds and polishes from soaking into the pad during use. As a result, the Lake Country Hydro-Tech Hand Pad optimises your hand polishing effort, by holding the bulk of the product where it is needed most, i.e. between the pad and the panel being polished.


More Information
Construction Flexible polyurethane foam
Cut Level
6 Cutting (Cyan)
4 Polishing (Tangerine)
2 Finishing (Crimson)
Dimensions 152 mm x 112 mm x 33 mm
6 Cutting (Cyan)
7 Polishing (Tangerine)
8 Finishing (Crimson)
Foam Structure Closed cell
Suitable For Hard Paints Yes
Suitable For Intermediate Paints Yes
Suitable For Soft Paints Yes
Washable Yes (hand or machine)

How To Use

General usage notes: (i) always select the least aggressive pad you think you will need to achieve the desired result, and step up one grade at a time if more cut is required (ii) always ensure that excess polish residue on the face of the pad is brushed off regularly during use using a PB Utility Brush (failure to follow this advice can lead to micromarring of the finish, so don't be lazy!); (iii) after use, soak each pad in a bucket of Lake Country Snappy Clean Boost solution for 15 minutes and then rinse under fresh running water (using your fingertips to massage out any remaining polish residue) and allow to dry naturally, and; (iv) while not in use, store in a dry, dust-free environment (lidded plastic storage boxes are ideal in this respect).


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