Care Tips /
16 Jun 2015 09:07

Differences between concentrated and ready mixed windscreen cleaners

Olaf G from Essen asks: Nowadays, car windscreen cleaners are not only offered as concentrates, but also as ready to use mixtures. What would you recommend“?

Richard Hanauer from the SONAX Research & Development team replies:
As a matter of fact, both concentrates and ready mixed products can be recommended, if they are of good quality. There is, however, one distinct advantage: The ready to use mixture makes filling in much easier, as the optimum mix ratio comes „ex works“. In addition, products like the SONAX Windscreen wash „Green Lemon“ are mixed with softened and purified water. With that the cleaner achieves the maximum working effectiveness and it will prevent the formation of hard water deposits in the nozzles or on the windscreen.

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Olaf G from Essen asks: Nowadays, car windscreen cleaners are not only offered as concentrates, but also as ready to use mixtures. What would you recommend“?
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