Category: Quick Tips

Jan 13, 2020
Don’t let Grime…Dull That Shine!

It doesn’t matter what you drive, your vehicle is exposed to environmental elements in all seasons, which facilitates exterior damage. UV light, temperature, pollutants and weather patterns all contribute to a vehicle looking worn out and old before its time. Fortunately, NUVITE’s CitriCut series of cleaners & degreasers provides cleaning solutions for any exterior surface […]

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Dec 05, 2019
Clean ANY Surface with ALL-OUT Purpose

Cleaning an aircraft, RV, or boat? What about the interior? Whether commercial, private, or a residence, chances are you’re staring down a variety of surfaces: leather seats, vinyl dash and flooring, wooden tables, plastic windows and fabric awnings, carpet, tile, and more. You need an effective, versatile cleaner capable of addressing material type as well […]

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Nov 19, 2019
Protecting that High Shine Painted Finish

How much are you appreciating that brilliant, sparkling painted finish? Whether newly painted or freshly cleaned, little satisfies like a shiny fuselage. In fact, for many it’s so appealing that the next logical step is to put a protective coating on it. And here’s where it gets heady. There are lots of fine coating applications […]

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Jul 02, 2019
Got Grease?

Say hello to NuGear SC– A powerful degreaser cleaner for engines and engine components. Specially formulated for use with immersion tanks and spray cabinets, NuGear SC is also a top choice for heavy degreasing of wheel wells and aircraft blades. This dynamic cleaner can be used straight out of the bottle, but even in a […]

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Feb 21, 2019
Plastic Cleaner & Polisher

Formulated specifically for aircraft transparent, plastic windows, 20/20 SWIPE Speed Cleaner & Plastic Polish is a favorite of helicopter pilots, air racers, boaters and motorcyclists alike. Its easy spray on / wipe off application quickly and thoroughly wipes away lubricating oil, grease, soil, bird droppings and insect carcasses with minimal pressure. What’s left is a […]

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Feb 20, 2019
Pitting. Rust. Scratches. Oh no!

Which is the right grade of NuShine II metal polish for me? Fortunately, NuShine II’s graded system of metal polishing compounds tackles a variety of surface conditions, from heavily corroded to lightly oxidized, and on to that final, mirror-finish shine. Where you begin depends on the severity of your metal problem. For example… let’s follow […]

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Feb 20, 2019
Flipping the Switch on Corrosion

Corrosion, a natural process, is the gradual destruction of metals by chemical and/or electrochemical reaction with their environment. Prevention is almost impossible, but can be effectively controlled. Corrosion engineering, the field dedicated to controlling and stopping corrosion, identifies types of corrosive attacks which can cover an entire surface or penetrate by forming pits. Corrosion attacks […]

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Feb 07, 2019
A Very Sticky Matter…

    A Very Sticky Matter…Parasitic Residue and Aerodynamic Efficiency Efforts to assure aerodynamic efficiency ultimately consider the forces of lift and drag. In an airplane, lift comes from the airfoil shape of its wings, which force faster moving air to flow above, lessening air pressure, and facilitating upward movement. Helicopter rotors use a similar […]

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Dec 19, 2018
GET YOUR SHINE ON

Our customer, friend and Winner of NUVITE’s Show Your Shine Sweepstakes Restores a 1966 Airstream Safari Shares Tips and Tricks for Shine Success  Tip #1 Rub toothpaste on the vehicle (e.g. airplane, airstream) to see if aluminum turns gray. If it does, there is no plasticoat. Tip #2 Wash the vehicle and mask the tail […]

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Dec 06, 2018
The Shoulder Zone

The best technique for BrightWork. Polishing metal surfaces involves maintaining the correct body stance. Plant feet, lined directly under your shoulders, firmly on a level surface. Keep work area the same width as your shoulders; approximately 18” to 24”. Apply product, as directed, ONLY within this polish area. Beginning top right or left, work back […]

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