Sanding, Polishing and Finishing The RUPES Way | Altamonte Springs, FL

25aug5:00 pm8:00 pmSanding, Polishing and Finishing The RUPES Way | Altamonte Springs, FLMust register for this event. $99 to attend.

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The ultimate sanding, polishing, and finishing course at Supreme Detailing Superstore. 

If you’ve ever wanted to learn what it takes to finish paint to the highest levels possible, this is the course for you! Learn the intricacies, techniques, and science of sanding aftermarket paint to produce show-winning results from the globally recognized RUPES team.

Sanding, polishing, and finishing are important steps in the process of refinishing a vehicle’s exterior. Let’s break down each of these steps:

  1. Sanding: Sanding involves using abrasive materials to remove imperfections and create a smooth surface on the vehicle’s body. It is typically done after the old paint or clear coat has been removed from the vehicle’s surface. The purpose of sanding is to level out any rough areas, remove scratches, and create a uniform surface for the new paint or clear coat to adhere to. Different grits of sandpaper are used progressively to achieve the desired smoothness.
  2. Polishing: Polishing is the next step after sanding. It involves using a polishing compound and a machine polisher to further refine the surface and enhance its gloss. Polishing helps to remove any remaining scratches, swirl marks, or oxidation and restores the paint’s shine. The polishing compound contains abrasive particles that work to smooth out the surface by removing a thin layer of paint.
  3. Finishing: Once the sanding and polishing processes are complete, the vehicle’s surface is ready for the finishing touches. This may involve applying a clear coat, which provides a protective layer and enhances the gloss of the paint. The clear coat helps to seal the paint and protect it from environmental factors such as UV rays, oxidation, and minor scratches.

Additionally, finishing may also involve other steps such as applying wax or sealant to further protect the paint, adding detailing touches like trim restoration, and ensuring all surfaces are clean and free of any residue.


  • Lead Instructors: Jason Brannon and Sarah Coleman-Lienhart
  • Texture leveling (orange peel removal)
  • Sanding by hand and with dual-action tools
  • Polishing techniques
  • Edgework sanding and polishing to a high level
  • Diagnosing paint, paint types, and contemporary paint trends
  • Paint correction variables
  • Paint polishing dynamics
  • Diagnostic instruments for paint inspection
  • Troubleshooting paint polishing problems
  • and much more!

$99 Reserve Your Spot.  No Refunds.

$99 Voucher towards the purchase of RUPES products on August 25th only.


(Friday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Supreme Detailing Altamonte Springs

506 N State Rd 434, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

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