New Look For The Q-Product Range

While Q20 is best known for its multi-purpose use, on some occasions, you made need a more specialist formula, and that’s where Q10, Q8, Q5 and Q30 serve the market.   However, if you’re not familiar with the above-mentioned product range, there’s a good chance you may have missed them on the shelf. With this […]

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The smart way to clean greasy automotive parts

If you’re an automotive enthusiast or workshop owner, you’ll know that finding an effective way to clean vehicle parts is only half the problem; the bigger issue is disposing the toxic waste when you’re done. Traditionally, paraffin baths have been the go-to solution for cleaning greasy components. But paraffin is also flammable, environmentally toxic, and […]

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Q20 Sponsors 41 NSRI Stations Nationwide

MAAK ’n PLAN: Few phrases do a better job of summing up the resourcefulness of South African people, the ‘McGyver’ nation. Almost 70 years ago, a fellow South African got tired of his VW Beetle breaking down in rainy weather, so he formulated a moisture-repellent to solve the problem. Today, we call that formulation Q20, […]

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Q12 RUST REMOVER

If you’re looking for an easy to use, but highly effective rust remover, then look no further than Q12, a rust-busting solution that’s been around since 1967! Thanks to its formulated mixture of hydrochloric- and phosphoric acid, this jelly-like solution works by converting iron oxide (i.e. rust) into iron phosphate, which can then be washed […]

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WHERE YOU SHOULD NEVER USE SILICONE

As the second most abundant element on earth, silicon is best known for its wide use in microchips, hence the name ‘Silicon Valley’. The semi-conductive properties of silicon are what make it so popular in the tech industry, but the versatility of this element (when combined with other elements to form silicone – with an […]

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