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303® Aerospace Protectant™ vs. all other Protectants

What Makes 303® Aerospace Protectant™ Different from other Leading Brands?

303® Aerospace UV Protectant vs. all other Protectants

"Leading Brand" protectant products contain silicone oils giving them their oily, greasy, dirt attracting nature.  Some even contain petroleum distillates (petrochemicals)!....which should never be used on rubber or vinyl and most other plastics.

Common automotive 'protectants' and 'tire dressings' are typically devoid of UV stabilizers of any type and offer little, negligable or no protection against other environmental degradants.

303® Aerospace Protectant does not contain silicone oils or petroleum distillates, or other agents unsafe for rubber, vinyl and other plastics.

"Leading Brand" protectants do not contain UV stabilizers.  UV stabilizers counteract or neutralize the harmful effects of UV Light.  They help prevent chalking, yellowing, fading, embrittlement of the surface they are protecting.

303® Aerospace Protectant contains UV stabilizers and is the most powerful UV screening product available.  Periodic reapplications can reduce UV caused slow fade up to 100%.  That's why it's called 'SPF 40 For your Stuff'!  303 is the World's Best Surface Treatment that consumers can buy and has been since 1980.

Other protectant products, including the "leading brands" are oily, greasy, attract dust/dirt, smear glass and chrome, are very short-lived and only offer cosmetic properties that wash off instantly.

303® Aerospace Protectant is not oily and greasy, will repel dust & soiling, leaves a rich and lusterous finish, will not wash off and lasts up to 10 times longer than any other `surface treatments'.

Consumer Products Sold for Treating Rubber & Vinyl

  Leading Brands 303® Aerospace Protectant
Chemistry:  Silicone oil formulations often containing petroleum distillates.  Organomodified polymeric emulsion (proprietary).
Properties Leading Brands 303® Aerospace Protectant
Precleaning Required Not normally required
Application Wipe On Spray On / Wipe Dry
Application Rate Multiple coatings recommended One coat
Reapplication 1-2 weeks 4-8 weeks
Appearance Greasy & Oily Not Greasy or Oily
Texture Residue transfers No residue transfer
Water Repellency Washes off Doesn't wash off
Soiling Attracts dust & dirt - Soils more quickly than untreated Repels dust & dirt - Stays cleaner than untreated
Soil Release More difficult to clean than untreated Easier to clean than untreated
Overspray (glass & chrome) Very difficult to remove Easily wipes away
UV Screening Negligible to nonexistent Up to 100% reduction in UV caused slow fade with regular use
Breathability Impairs No effect

Manufacturer Recommendations

Surface Leading Brands 303® Aerospace Protectant
Tonneau Covers, Car Bras, Spa Covers & Convertible Tops
Against Use Recommended
EPDM door & trunk seals
Against Use Recommended
PVC & Rubber:  Against Use Recommended