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Transparent and wax-like substances that fill the pores/pinholes on a surface upon polishing increasing the gloss of a surface. However, in Turkey, varnishes applied on wood surfaces are also referred to as polishes.
Self polishing coatings are mainly applied to submerged surfaces and produced using binders that undergo controlled hydrolization in sea water. Residues accumulated on the surface, leaves the surface together with the top coat binder as a result of water contact. Thus, leaving a clean and polished surface.