The Best Dual Action Polishers | Experience MaxShine DA Polishers
Experience the best dual action polishers from MaxShine, the professional, high-quality, high performance, and ergonomic design with a wide variety of choices, meeting any necessary car detailing process. MaxShine provides the best professional dual-action polishers with diversified products, namely M8S V2, M15 Pro, M21 Pro, M312, and Reaper.
Engineered to scale every angle of your car detailing job needs
The DA polishers are all specifically engineered to meet specific needs requiring various applications in car detailing. The wide selection of polishers is uniquely designed for differentiating orbital sizes and speeds of the motor for targeting small areas, and shaped areas, from light swirl marks to deep scratches. For user mobility, MaxShine offers a cordless polisher, which uniquely has the ability to provide both rotary and DA polisher properties once the exchangeable module is replaced from a DA to a rotary module or vice versa.
What are the differences among the MaxShine DA Polishers?
The orbit size is the major difference among the models and engineering improvements of a model. For example, M8S V2 Pro uses an 8mm orbital size, and M15 Pro adopts a 15mm orbital size. The 8mm is a smaller throw movement as compared to the 12mm or 15mm, suitable for polishing smaller target areas. Furthermore, the size of the orbit movement together with the motor speed contributes to the use of different sizes of polisher plates and pads.
Who are the dual action polisher users?
The dual action polishers can be used in many applications for polishing hard surfaces and especially, and they are better for new users in car detailing. The polishers can be used in detailing boats, motorcycles, trucks, automobiles, and even personal airplanes. Whether you are a beginner or a professional detailer, a DA polisher is a good choice of detailing for targeting small areas and shaped areas, hard-to-reach areas without leaving swirl marks and scratches.
MaxShine Offered Dual Action Polishers
MaxShine puts in its best efforts to meet demands from new users, professional detailers, enthusiasts, and hobbyists. Each of these groups may have specific needs, however, there are commonalities that exist:
- High performance
- Ergonomic design
- Speed control
- Availability of various accessories: pads, plates, and chemical compounds with the polishers
Besides these common needs, a professional detailer or enthusiast may need a specific polisher for a particular job that requires cutting, polishing, or finishing.
A brief overview of MaxShine Dual Action Polishers
|M8S V2: Optimum DA||Optimal DA Polisher: optimized for commonalities of various groups of users: Affordable|
|M312: Original||The original DA Polisher: lightweight, ideal for small, shaped area detailing|
|M15 Pro: Premium||A premium class DA Polisher, ideal for larger area detailing with a 15mm orbital size|
|M21 Pro: Prestige||A prestige class DA Polisher, ideal for larger area detailing with a 21mm orbital size|
|The Reaper: Special||A special revision of M15 Pro|
The Reaper: Special
The Reaper is a special revision of M15 Pro for improving efficiency, swirl-free, scratch-free with a soft start and constant speed with balance. The power cord has extended from 13 feet to 19 feet offering more flexibility.
Orbit Size: 15mm, Backing Plate Size: 5 inches, No Load Speed (RPM): 2,200 to 5,000, Cord Length: 19 feet, Dimension & Weight with plate, power cord: 16.7(L) x 4.1(W) x 5.3(H), 6.83lbs
M8S V2: Optimal DA Polisher
The M8S V2 has been optimized for most of the user groups and engineered to address the common needs of the users with a powerful 1000W motor adding more power and efficiency. The 6 variable speed adjustments with 1/2 step increments particularly add value to your fine detailing work. The ergonomic and detachable handle can be adjusted to almost any angle. It is durable and reliable yet offers great comfort during your detailing journey.
Orbit Size: 8mm, Backing Plate Size: 5 inches, No Load Speed (RPM): 2,500 to 6,500, Speed Dial: 6, Cord Length: 13 feet, Dimension & Weight with plate, and power cord: 13.4(L) x 3.5(W) x 5.4(H), 5.11 lbs
The M312 brings originality to what a dual-action polisher is. It provides a 12mm orbit size with 550W motor with a perfect balance. The 12mm dual action polisher is situated between the 8mm and 15mm orbital size, covering both large and small areas. This is the reason why the M312 has the personality of the original DA polisher.
Orbit Size: 12mm, Backing Plate Size: 3 inches, No Load Speed (PPM): 2,200 to 5,000, Speed Dial: 6, Cord Length: 13 feet, Dimension & Weight with plate, power cord: 2.5(L) x 2.8(W) x 4,6(H), 4,13 lbs
M21 Pro: The Prestige
The prestige class M21 Pro enables a 21mm orbital size allowing for large area coverage. The larger orbit size works better for covering large areas with linear pad movement and traveling longer, increasing pad velocity. The powerful 1000W motor with improved efficiency allows more power and torque on any surface while it is perfectly balanced. The comfortable ergonomic, rubberized hand and horn grips help to deliver smooth operation.
Orbit Size: 21mm, Backing Plate Size: 6 inches, No Load Speed (RPM): 2,200~5,000, Speed Dial: 6, Cord Length: 13 feet, Dimension & Weight with plate, power cord: 16.5(L) x 4.2(W) x 5.2(H), 6.71 lbs
M15 Pro: Premium
The M15 Pro is a premium class DA polisher, among other MaxShine Dual Action Polishers, that provides an ultimatum solution to the users with a comfortable ergonomic design having large rubberized hand space and horn grip for the best user experience. It furthers the great user experience by having a 1000W motor and featuring a variable speed trigger with a locking function and anti-tip brace for keeping polisher balanced when set down. The internal parts are well balanced to minimize vibration and maximize transferring power to the target surface bringing outstanding polishing results.
How to use a dual-action polisher?
Car detailing involves several processes depending on the condition of a car and job requirements. MaxShine defines the job flow as preparation, cutting, polishing, and finishing. Each process may require to use of different types of polishing pads and chemical compounds with a polisher. In this topic, we are focusing on how to use a dual-action polisher, which is relatively easier and safer for beginners, assuming you want to do a polishing process with the M8S V2, the optimal DA polisher.
- Park the car in a cool area, the cooler the surface, the better to control.
- Choose a pad: a polishing pad. (recommend using high-profile foam pads, especially for beginners).
- Apply the chemical compound, MaxShine Mirror Finish/Polish onto the polishing pad with 4 to 5 drops of a quarter the size of the little finger, then apply the drops to the target car surface.
- Adjust the DA polisher speed to low (ideally going from low to high is recommended).
- Pressuring the polisher head as low as possible (10LBS or lower).
- Try with a small section first for better control.
- After the polish, gently remove the chemical compounds on the surface with a 380GSM towel.
- Lastly, inspect the polished surfaces with an inspection light at different angles.