1. Use only polishes, waxes, and other buffing products specifically designed-and designated-"for machine buffing." Almost all are liquids, not pastes or waxes.
2. Use only buffing pads or bonnets recommended for the buffing products you use. There are two types of conventional wool buffing pads: cutting pads, used with slightly abrasive polishes to remove oxidation and scratches, and finishing pads, used with non-abrasive wax, to remove swirl marks left by the cutting pad and to create a final mirror-like finish.
3.If you buff with several different products, use a separate buffing pad for each. Change or clean pads frequently to avoid abrasive buildup of the buffing product.
4.Buff only a small area of the finish at a time- an area about 2 feet x 2 feet.
5.Never buff a vehicle's finish with the buffing pad alone (dry). Always buff using a buffing product.