Ski*go Pure Fluorocarbon Wax Application
Pure fluorocarbon wax application is divided into 4 sections:
Ski*go Fluid Application: C22 Fluid, C44 Fluid, C55/C99 Fluid, C105 Fluid
Note: When using C44 Graphite Fluid the applicator will get black as will the cork when corking. Do not worry -- this is the graphite from the fluid wax, not the ski base.
Comments: This is an alternative method to the one above. If you do not have the time to cork the wax you may skip this step. For durability it is recommended that the corking step be done. An alternative is to warm the wax into the base with a waxing iron (using an fluoro ironing cloth between the ski and the iron to protect the base because the fluid is such a thin layer of wax). But, we do not recommend the ironing method. The risk of burning the base is high, and we believe that corking provides the best control and best result with the fluid fluorocarbon waxes.
Ski*go Solid/Bloc Application: C22 Solid, C44 Solid, C105 Solid
When roto-corking start with slow RPM's along the ski until the wax crayoned on has stuck to the ski. Then use the higher RPM's. Remember to use light pressure only. If an area of the base does not appear covered after the slow RPM roto-cork pass add more wax to this area before going to the higher RPM pass.
Ski*go Powder Application: C22, C44, C44-Anthracite, C105, C55, C99
For long races wax 2-3 rounds of the Ski*go pure fluorocarbon powder! This will maximize longevity of the top speed!
If you do not have the time you do not need to roto-cork the excess dust into the ski base. It is better to let the skis "rest" longer instead.
When letting the skis cool if you can leave them to "rest" for several hours in a 20°C room before brushing. This will help the bonding to increase the wax's longevity.
C22 is the trickiest of the pure fluorocarbon waxes to apply. The wax iron must be very hot (about 190°C). This is hotter than with the others. The wax iron temperature should be about 145°C for C44 and C44 Antracite while C105, C55 and C99 will have an iron temperature of about 140°C. By having the correct temperature less smoke will be produced. If the wax appears as a white film then the iron was not hot enough. The container labels suggest 110°C as the melting point for all of the pure fluorocarbons. This is true for all except C22 (the label is wrong and will be corrected in the future). The melt point for C22 is about 145°. The above suggested iron temperatures will result in the correct melting of the wax.
Ski*go C2000 Application: C2000 Liquid
Brushing is very important. Even after 7km of skiing you may experience
an acceleration of the glide.
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