revolutionizes foam buffing pads!
Lake Country’s CCS Dual Action 6.5 inch Smart Pads™ Foam Pads are flat full contact buffing pads that work with your dual action orbital polisher to correct automotive paint more easily than ever before. The CCS Smart Pads™’ user-friendly features provide better control, less product waste, and a more successful detail.
Country has improved upon the basic pad design with CCS technology, which
actually slows the rate of product absorption and saves polish. With
conventional foam pads, polish is absorbed into the foam rather quickly.
This reduces the working time with the polish and may give you disappointing
results. A build-up of chemicals inside the foam will also cause the pad to
dry out more rapidly.
CCS stands for Collapsed Cell Structure. The face of a CCS
pad is covered in strategically placed pockets. These pockets are locations
where the foam cells have been closed. Polish does not absorb into these
closed cell pockets, leaving more product on the pad's surface and on the
paint. This polish-saving design gives polishes a longer working time,
which results in more successful detailing.
CCS Smart Pads™ work on every type of
paint, from conventional clear coats to the harder, scratch-resistant clear
coats used by Mercedes Benz and the Ford Motor Company. Lake Country's range
of foam compositions, combined with the right chemicals, provides you
with a prescription to correct almost any paint imperfection on any paint
What are the benefits of CCS
Slows rate of polish
absorption – As discussed above, the pads
are slow to absorb products and therefore the paint benefits from a longer
working time. The same is true of liquid waxes and sealants.
operator control – CCS pockets gradually release polish as needed by the
operator. Since these areas are not absorbing polish, they
little reservoirs until the excess polish is needed.
pad skipping – CCS pockets reduce surface tension allowing the operator
to run pad flat on a working surface. Basically, the CCS pockets break up
the smooth surface of the foam to eliminate the sticking and skipping that
occurs when two perfectly flat surfaces meet.
less heat – CCS pockets provide several points where the foam is not
completely touching the paint. This reduces friction and therefore heat
generated between the pad and the paint.
approved – OEM tests confirm CCS pads out-perform convoluted pad
foam pads provide ample surface contact to effectively work the paint.
The CCS pockets are small so they don't affect the amount of foam
continuously touching the paint during operation. Each CCS Pad measures 7/8" of an inch thick, perfect for even distribution of heat and product. The CCS Pad's tapered edge was designed to optimize performance, regardless of the type of machine used.
The longer working time afforded by
the CCS pads allows you to work problem areas with greater success. The
pockets reduce the amount of heat created so even though you're working the
paint longer, there is no additional risk to the paint.
Each CCS pad features VELCRO
brand hook and loop fasteners covering the entire back of each pad to secure to a hook and loop backing
CCS Smart Pads™ are available in 6.5 inch, 7.5 inch, and 8.5 inch. For a 6.5 inch pad, we recommend a 5 inch backing plate. For a
7.5 inch pad, we recommend a 6 inch backing plate.
The Lake Country CCS Pads feature a "Simple 6" idea. This easy to understand system keeps your pad colors and uses consistent throughout the CCS and Flat Lake Country Pads.
CCS Yellow Cutting Foam Pad, 6.5 inches- Use this pad to apply compounds or polishes to remove severe oxidation, swirls, and scratches. It is the most aggressive and should only be used on oxidized and older finishes. Always follow this pad with an orange or white pad and a fine polish to refine the paint until it is smooth.
CCS Orange Light Cutting Foam Pad, 6.5 inches - Firm, high density foam for scratch and defect removal. Use this pad with polishes and swirl removers. It’s an all around pad that will work on most light to moderate imperfections.
CCS White Heavy Polishing Foam Pad, 6.5 inches - Less dense foam formula for the application of waxes, micro-fine polishes and sealants. This pad has very light cutting power so its perfect for pre-wax cleaners.
CCS Green Polishing/AIO Foam Pad, 6.5 inches - Use this foam to apply one-step cleaner waxes. It is a balance of polishing and finishing that is perfect for all-in-one product application.
CCS Blue Light Polishing Foam Pad, 6.5 inches - This pad is not as dense as the green polishing pad and provides little cutting ability. Generally used to polish to perfect, this pad will leave a high shine on the surface. Perfect for use with a finishing glaze, last-step polish, and some all-in-one cleaner polishes.
CCS Black Finishing Foam Pad, 6.5 inches - Composition is firm enough to withstand added pressure during final finishing to remove buffer swirls. It has no cut and will apply thin, even coats of waxes, sealants, and glazes.
CCS Technology is the future of foam buffing pads. These pads are easy to use, they improve operator control, they prevent product waste, they reduce heat...CCS pads simply do more to improve detailing results.
To clean all foam pads: Mix a scoop of Marine 31 Polishing Pad Cleaner in 3-4 gallons of water before you begin detailing. When you're finished with each pad, toss it in the mixture to soak. Mild agitation with a Foam Conditioning Brush will release any polish residue. Rinse the pads and lay them flat to dry. Lay the pads foam side down. If foam pads are left to dry with the hook & loop facing down, water will settle where the hook & loop is glued to the foam and it may affect the glue. For the best results, lay pads foam side down so water drains down and out of the foam.