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Behind the Scenes: Pad Creation

At Lake Country Manufacturing we are constantly turning fresh ideas into new and improved detailing products – and this is how it starts. “Sometimes, product development is based around a void in our line-up, other times it is developed with an attempt to improve quality of a current product,” our experienced Product Manager, David Patterson, explains, “an idea may even be based on physics or how one may interpret what happens during use of a specific product. We look at products from many angles and feel that this is something that helps us stand out.” The Specifics of Pad Creation...

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Inside the Foam: What Makes a Pad Rotary-Only vs Dual-Action (DA)

“Can you use a DA pad on a rotary?” and “can you use a rotary pad on a DA?” are two extremely common questions that we get asked all the time. These colorful foam discs look pretty similar to the uninitiated, and it’s not like the foam we use has a personal preference! Yet while it is true that basic foam pad designs work pretty well on both Dual-Action (DA) and rotary machines, that does not mean we can’t create superior pads, with characteristics specialized for each application individually and together. Rotary vs Dual-Action (DA) The battle between rotary and...

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