Bilt Hamber Auto-Balm - 300ml

Multiple award-winning Car Wax that provides the ultimate paintwork protection and an extremely glossy film.

Bilt Hamber Auto-Balm - 300ml

Auto-balm is a unique product providing protection and gloss to automotive paintwork and car bodywork.

It is the result of thousands of hours of development and testing - a blend of synthesised complex corrosion inhibiting molecules that lock together tightly enabling them to remain functional in ultra-thin, high gloss films. Auto-balm will seal capillary pores in paintwork and provide an anticorrosion barrier to stone-chips and other damaged sites on vehicle paintwork.

Auto-balm will also protect and shine chrome, aluminium, and alloys. Auto-balm is not an abrasive polish - if the vehicle's bodywork is faded or in poor condition then the use of a light cutting polish will be required before application.

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A Comparison

Normal automotive polishes and waxes are generally based on natural hard waxes such as carnauba and montan. Synthetic silicones and resins are also widely used - with or without waxes - when these products are buffed to produce the required shine the ultra-thin films left provide very little protection at all.

Auto-balm is applied sparingly to vehicle paintwork and after just a few moments it's buffed to produce a superb liquid-like deep gloss that enhances appearance and provides outstanding protection both to sound paint and damage sites. Auto-balm provides unparalleled protection to alloys, chrome and other metal surfaces too; its long-lasting effect will increase the time between polishing and provide far greater levels of protection than traditional polishes.

Here we show how in an ASTM B-117 hot salt spray trial Auto-balm massively out performs normal waxes and polishes.

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Quick Guide

▶   Higher protection than any other wax, polish or sealer
▶   Produces an exceptional deep gloss finish
▶   Suitable for all automotive paint finishes plus aluminium, alloys and other metals too
▶   Fills swirl marks for a crystal clear appearance
▶   Produces absolutely no dust or powder on buffing
▶   Prevents corrosion spreading from stone chipped and damaged paint sites
▶   Auto-balm's deep gloss protective shine is achieved with no chemical build-up whatsoever

How to Use

Auto-balm should not be used without following these instructions.

Thoroughly wash vehicle with hot soapy water, only use salt-free automotive shampoos.

Do not use wash and wax products.

Dry vehicle, using chamois leather or synthetic equivalent.

Auto-balm is not an abrasive polish, if your paintwork is faded, feels rough or has not been polished for a long period it will be necessary to use an abrasive polish and/or paint clay such as Auto-clay before application. Once prepared in this way regular application of Auto-balm will maintain a high gloss finish without need for further use of abrasive polishes.

Wet the supplied circular polishing pad under running cold water. Wring the pad out - it should retain a damp feel. Touch the surface of the Auto-balm paste so that a very small amount of the material is transferred to the pad. Apply to the vehicle keeping the pad flat - the dampness retained in the pad will lubricate the surface and allow the small amount of paste to spread a long way. You should not see droplets of water as you apply autobalm if you do then the pad is too wet.

Apply sparingly using the applicator pad in circular motion. (If preparation of car to show-standard or swirl mark elimination is required see below note*). If the paint is in marginal condition apply increased amounts of Auto-balm and increase application pressure using smaller circular motion this will fill the porous surface and improve gloss although there is a point where if the paint does not respond use abrasive cutting liquid or polish first.

Work on small areas, ONLY 2 - 3 feet square, at a time, do not work is direct sunlight and apply only to cool panels. Most polishes are laden with abrasive material making them easy to use but wearing to paint films and dusty upon buffing leaving little or no protective film at all. Remember that unlike other polishes Auto-balm is not simply removed when buffed - applying small amount evenly will enable easy buffing and great results.

After application of Auto-balm wait for a few moments before buffing to a high uniform shine. Upon buffing Auto-balm is transformed into a durable protective high gloss film - no dust at all is created. Use a cut length of the 100% cotton stockinette supplied for the buffing process. It may be noticed on paintwork in poor condition that the wet-look created by a buffed Auto-balm film is not fully uniform - this condition will improve on repeat application as the capillary pores fill with the protective film re-establishing a smooth surface.

Ensure that the polish applicator pad remains clean during application - if required wash it using vehicle shampoo, rinse it thoroughly and wring until damp before continuing. A damp pad is not necessary when applying to metals.

The buffing stockinette should be turned frequently during use - if buffing becomes less easy cut a new piece of stockinette.

Both applicator pad and stockinette can be washed for re use. Do not use fabric conditioner.

*Where preparation of the vehicle to the finest possible degree is desired the application of Auto-balm using light, straight, forward and back technique will eliminate any swirls or microscopic cobweb-like lines. On top panels, use front-to-back hand motions. On side panels, use up-and-down hand motions. This method allows autobalm to fill tiny scratches and improve reflectivity. Heavy rubbing is not necessary. Swirls and cob webbing caused by abrasive polishes and waxes are particularly noticeable on the sides of clean vehicles in direct sunlight - you will be amazed at the elimination of these imperfections by applying Auto-balm using this technique.

This image shows these marks on the left hand side, and them removed on the right.

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The information contained herein is based on data considered accurate and reliable to the best of our knowledge and belief as of the date compiled. However no warranty is expressed or implied regarding the accuracy of these data or the results to be obtained from the use hereof.

Watch auto-balm demo Video

How To Protect Car Paintwork by Bilt Hamber

How To Protect Car Paintwork by Bilt Hamber

Bilt-Hamber auto-balm offers a higher protection than any other wax, polish or sealer. As you can see from the video the left half of the car bonnet has been treated with Bilt-Hamber auto-balm and the result shows an exceptional deep gloss finish.

  • Incredible product
    I was a bit concerned about some discussions on how hard some people found it to apply Auto-Balm, so I only bought a little pot to try it. I followed the instructions here on the Bilt Hamber website and found it to be easy to apply when I got the amount right. I have found if you apply just a tiny amount it almost self buffs as it dries. I'm very impressed by Auto-Balm and the other Bilt Hamber products I have bought. I think Bilt Hamber really should do a downloadable guide on using all their products and which products to use together.
  • Stunning
    Was absolutely stunned at that finish on my 94 Nissan Pulsar (Sunny) GTI-R after using your product auto-balm.
    The shine is just amazing! All my other club members are also stunned by the quality of the product especially on the GTIROC forum.
    Many thanks and keep up the good work, thanks again.
  • Top Wax Product.
    Used auto balm on my landrover recently and was very impressed with the finish and ease of application. I used it on paint and plastics and will not be using anything else.
    I have used other Bilt Hamber products (Dynax-S50 and Dynax-UB) and I am absolutely dedicated to this companies products.
    Keep up the good work guys. It pays to buy British
  • Brilliant product
    Hello, I'd just like to say what a brilliant product auto-balm is.
    I have used it four times on my 2004 Yamaha XJR 1300 and the results are amazing.
    I use it on the whole bike, chrome, alloy, and paintwork and to be honest I wouldn't use anything else now.
  • Good honest product
    I just wanted to say how impressed I am with auto-balm.
    I washed my car today & noticed a few scratches on the roof panel, I had never used this product before so thought I would give it a try.
    So after using a cleanser on the panel I applied the auto-balm & buffed.
    2 coats was all it needed to totally mask the scratches, it has left a beautiful deep finish. Definetly my default product to use now.
  • I am speechless
    I thought I had it all figured out in terms of waxes, sealants, super sealants, nano sealants and coatings.
    Then, I tried auto-balm and I can't use any other LSP!
    I love all BH products but I find myself reaching out for auto-balm more than anything else.
    It is a difficult product to describe so let me just say that it protects better than any sealant I know, it looks better than any selant I know and it fills imperfections in paint and even protects stone chip sites and inhibits corrosion.
    I don't know any other LSP that can do all this and look so good at the same time.
    I want to buy the formula off BH and own it for the rest of my life!
  • Very good product
    Very good detailing product! auto-balm "transformed" my Yaris, which had no detailing or protection for six years! Easy to use if instructions are followed.
  • Another genuinely better product
    Many thanks for my order which was delivered this morning.
    I took an hour off this afternoon to give the E Type a waxing with the auto-balm. I'm impressed. I've got all the leading brand's top of the range products but none of them gets near the finish I achieved auto-balm on my less than perfect paintwork.
    Another genuinely better product from you. Well done
  • Shiney
    I've just gotten round to using the auto-balm which I bought ages ago. Basically:- auto-balm/Effort = Time Saved. I have a Renault Scenic and did about 3/4 of the car in less than an hour. Brilliant results too. Very shiny and even finish.
  • Kit
    I bought the special offer of auto-wash, cleaner, clay-bar and auto-balm. My car looks fantastic and I used the cleaner to clean all my PVC outside my house. Very good products and I will recommend to everybody, thanks!
  • Does exactly what it says on the tin!
    I have just purchased your auto-balm and I have just used it for the first time in a bid to eliminate swirls on my shiny paintwork.
    I have never had such an immediate improvement, I am realy impressed.
    I always have a highly waxed car but after applying auto-balm I have no swirls!
    I can't thank you enough I'm amazed as they say IT DOES EXACTLY WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN - Best product ive bought in years!
  • Impressive
    Last year I purchased your auto balm cleaning kit and eventually got round to using it this Christmas, I used your clay bar and auto balm on my 1961 Jaguar MK2. The finish is very impressive, thanks.
  • Astonishing
    I recently purchased your soft auto-clay and auto-balm and have used both today as instructed on my 2004 WR Blue Mica Subaru Impreza WRX.
    The clay was very easy and safe to use and I cannot believe how little of the auto-balm is required to achieve a deep and very reflective high gloss shine.
    So easy to apply and buff too: The results are astonishing!
  • Fantastic
    Just wanted to offer some praise ! - Took delivery of Auto Balm & clay at the weekend. FANTASTIC ! I\'ve posted a reivew at Thanks again!
  • Excellent
    I just wanted to congratulate and thank you for your excellent auto-balm. I have built up an expensive crate full of cleansers, polishes and waxes over the last few years but have at last found what I have been looking for - Auto Balm!
    My 25 year old Merc has a very comprehensive covering of swirls and scratches but can't really take another cut as it's original paint is quite faded and thin.
    I had just about resigned myself to getting a respray as no other products (Autoglym, Meguires etc) quite lived up to their promises but after just 30 minutes with auto-balm my car is transformed. The swirls have virtually disappeared, but even better than that the paint has regained it's dark shine and has attracted many admiring comments at classic car shows over the last couple of weeks.
    Please keep me informed of any new cleaning products you release.
  • auto-balm
    (Now my only choice of product) I have never used a product as good and as easy to use as this, with outstanding results - and it goes such a long way.
    I spot people looking at my 10 year old BMW when driving and then checking the registration plate, so funny and yet satisfying, an outstanding finish, and a joy to use.
  • Auto Balm
    This stuff is amazing my car is white with a black roof so decided I would use it on just the roof & mirrors which are also black wow it masked all the swirls & minor scratches but put a really deep wet look to the paint. You only need a small amount apply in straight lines it dries straight away then buff off and hear the squeaky noise it makes and the high gloss finish it leaves, the black paintwork looks wet it's that shiny well impressed.
  • Excellent Results
    This product does its job, and does it better than any other similar product that I have used (have used multiple). Really did not expect such a good result. The swirls were visually eliminated in no time. The shine is extremely good, and after using the finis wax after a week, it got enhanced further.
  • Excellent for keeping water out!
    Excellent product for my 1993 Mercedes 124, but what a tough wax to buff, had to use my electric polisher.
  • Excellent results
    Auto-balm has to be one of the best waxes available for people trying to maintain the original paintwork on their classic car. Having tried many different products to remove swirl-marks on my 43 year old Triumph I thought I'd give the offering from Bilt-Hamber a try. I wasn't disappointed. The first thing you notice when you open the tin is that the product has the characteristic Bilt-Hamber smell (sheep?) which I actually find reassuring, since I've spent so many hours painting UB coating on the underside of the car that I've come to associate the smell with, "protection". The second thing you notice is how a little goes a long way: the instructions tell you to just touch the applicator to the product and they're not kidding. Finally, the finish when you buff of the polish is second to none - and my swirl marks have gone.
  • Paul
    I just couldn't get a good shine on my 30 year old red paintwork no matter what polish I used. After using auto balm it looks like it's just come out of the spray booth........amazing!!.