RE-PO Cutting Compound is designed to remove heavily weathered layers of paintwork and for restoring poor surfaces. It is also removes imperfections, old waxes, tar and scratches. After using RE-PO Cutting Compound, surfaces should be polished with RE-PO Cream Polish. RE-PO Cutting Compound contains a high quality, specially selected abrasive that is ideally suited for hand rubbing applications. Not recommended for paintwork in good condition, or on newer cars with metallic paint or clear coat finishes.