What are the benefits of using a foam cannon?

What is the point of a foam cannon?

A foam cannon is a piece of car washing equipment that mixes the perfect amount of car wash soap, water, and air to generate thick suds, then shoot them all over your car using the power of a pressure washer.

Is a foam cannon necessary?

The reality is that you probably don’t need to use a foam cannon unless you enjoy using it. It might add a little safety with some extra lubrication on soft paint, but it’s really more of a novelty item.

Is a foam cannon better than a foam gun?

Whereas a Foam Cannon will lay down a thick shaving-cream-like layer of white foam over the entire surface, the Foam Gun with a water hose simply does not have enough water pressure to create such a thick foam, but it will still cover the surface in thick suds to help loosen and lift dirt more easily.

Do you need to hand wash with foam cannon?

And, of course, the cannons are great at spreading foam on your car. At the same time, many who use foam cannons later find they missed a spot and have to go back and wash by hand. However, by employing enough care and attention, you can achieve the same level of cleanliness by simply handwashing your vehicle.

What is the point of a foam cannon?

A foam cannon is a piece of car washing equipment that mixes the perfect amount of car wash soap, water, and air to generate thick suds, then shoot them all over your car using the power of a pressure washer.

Is a foam cannon necessary?

The reality is that you probably don’t need to use a foam cannon unless you enjoy using it. It might add a little safety with some extra lubrication on soft paint, but it’s really more of a novelty item.

Do you need to hand wash with foam cannon?

And, of course, the cannons are great at spreading foam on your car. At the same time, many who use foam cannons later find they missed a spot and have to go back and wash by hand. However, by employing enough care and attention, you can achieve the same level of cleanliness by simply handwashing your vehicle.

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Should you rinse before snow foam?

We always rinse first: that way you dislodge as much surface grime, mud and brake dust etc as possible allowing the foam to work on the more deep-seated dirt.

Is snow foam a gimmick?

No, Snow Foam is not a gimmick. Using Snow Foam as a part of your washing process significantly reduces the risk of scratching the paint on your car because it helps to soften the dirt on your car and make it easier to rinse off.

Will any car wash soap work in a foam cannon?

While all soaps might produce some sort of suds, there are some formulas that are just made to create thick foam. All Chemical Guys soaps except Rinse Free are engineered for use with a foam cannon or foam gun.

Can you use a foam cannon with a garden hose?

Simply put a foam gun is meant to be used on a regular water (garden) hose. Foam cannons, also called foam lances (though a lance is technically the wand part of the pressure washer that attaches to the foam cannon), are used on pressure washers.

Can you use a foam cannon with a gas pressure washer?

Here at Detail Garage, we use both gas and electric pressure washers to shoot thick car washing foam, and all Chemical Guys foam cannons work with gas or electric pressure washers. All you have to do is make sure your specific pressure washer falls within the PSI and GPM requirements of the foam cannon!

How long do you let foam cannon sit?

Let the Foam sit for about 10-15 minutes at least to let it do its job. If you try to wash it off too quickly, chances are it will not have had a chance to loosen any of the dirt on the surface of the car. The longer you leave the foam in place the more dirt it can pull away from the surface of your car.

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Do you need shampoo after snow foam?

The short answer is that snow foam is a pre-wash that you spray on your car before your ‘proper’ car wash. This helps loosen dirt, grime and traffic film so you can rinse most of it off, meaning using your car shampoo becomes much easier and more effective.

Is foam washing better?

Well, if you use foam you get more contact time on your car – the soap stays in contact for longer, creating better results. The pressure aspect of the cannon agitates the soap and water combination far more effectively than you could ever manage using just your hands, so the results end up better.

What is the point of a foam cannon?

A foam cannon is a piece of car washing equipment that mixes the perfect amount of car wash soap, water, and air to generate thick suds, then shoot them all over your car using the power of a pressure washer.

Is a foam cannon necessary?

The reality is that you probably don’t need to use a foam cannon unless you enjoy using it. It might add a little safety with some extra lubrication on soft paint, but it’s really more of a novelty item.

Do you need to hand wash with foam cannon?

And, of course, the cannons are great at spreading foam on your car. At the same time, many who use foam cannons later find they missed a spot and have to go back and wash by hand. However, by employing enough care and attention, you can achieve the same level of cleanliness by simply handwashing your vehicle.

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How often should you snow foam a car?

A 5 litre bottle of snow foam should last you around 6-8 months if not more depending on how often you wash your car(s).

How much PSI does a foam cannon need?

A pressure washer with sufficient volume and pressure – Foam cannons generally require a minimum of 1100 PSI and 1.5 GPM output, though higher quality and performance foam cannons will usually require 1500 PSI minimum with 2 GPM output, typically the maximum PSI will be around 5000 PSI and 5 GPM but this can vary …

Why use a foam cannon to wash your car?

Why use A foam cannon to wash Your car? There are many different reasons to use a foam cannon when washing your car. Using a foam cannon will allow you to apply snow foam to your vehicle.

What is a foam cannon and how does it work?

If you’ve never seen a foam cannon or don’t know what a foam cannon does we’ll get you caught up fast. A foam cannon attaches to the end of an electric or gas pressure water and uses the high pressure water to sprayer a thick soapy mixture onto your car.

What are the benefits of using a snow foam cannon?

Foam Cannons are Cost-effective – The foam cannon is more cost-effective than any other method that you may use. You are ultimately using less soap and water, which will make your snow foam soap stash last longer and save you some money on your water bill.

Can you use any soap in a foam cannon?

Technically you can use any soap you want in a foam cannon or foam gun, however, you need to keep in mind that some car wash soaps will foam more than others. Keep in mind that you should never use soaps that aren’t intended for car washing as they may produce undesirable results.