What is PHOENIX HANDPAN CARE?
Phonix handpan care is the first product line created specifically for handpan and other metal musical instruments. The Handpan oil has been formulated to provide corrosion resistance. Its formula has been carefully engineered to prevent rust and to protect your instrument.
What about natural ingredients inside the formula?
Without revealing our proprietary information, we have carefully measured the effectiveness of our product on handpan, hang, rav drums and other musical instruments. Thanks to the presence of natural ingredients and essential oil with antibacterial effect, it helps to create a protective barrier on the surface without leaving residue and giving a shiny finish. 99,5% of raw natural ingredients.
Does Phoenix handpan oil contain acidic substances or lemon?
Phoenix Handpan Oil doesn’t contain aggressive or acidic substances. The pleasant scent of lemongrass is the natural smell of some ingredients in our secret formula.
Is Phoenix handpan oil effective for warm and humid conditions?
Hot weather and humidity are probably the greatest danger to the metal instruments.
In this conditions, our suggestion is to often clean your instruments and put Phoenix handpan oil on it to protect them from rust and from temperature differences.
Do I need to remove any previous product before I start using Phoenix handpan Oil?
Yes. It is always better to remove any other oil from the instrument surface. Phoenix oil doesn’t interact with other substances but you could notice a sound alteration due to the previous product.
What are the correct environmental conditions for doing maintenance?
A closed/protected space. Most cleaning and lubricating products should be used at ‘room temperature’ for best results.
Do I need to use a gentle solvent first?
For best results, yes. The solvent is a degreaser and a bore cleaner. Dirty or excess lube cannot be removed by adding more lube. Lube should only be applied to a clean, dry and residue-free surface.
How does Phoenix Handpan Oil work?
Clean your instrument (If necessary use alcohol or another gentle detergent).
Put some drops of Phoenix Handpan Oil on each note and overall. Leave for some minutes or more
Remove the oil in excess with a dry cloth
Phoenix Handpan Oil is not sticky and can be removed easily from your instrument and from the cloths used to clean. Phoenix Handpan Oil doesn’t leave residue on the instrument
How often should I use Phoenix Handpan Oil?
The usage of Phoenix handpan oil depends in which weather conditions your instruments are in and how often you play. Usually it is enough to clean and put some drops of oil all over the instrument once per week, but if the meteorological conditions are not great (very humid for example) it is better to treat your instrument more often as you see fit.
Is Phoenix Handpan Oil safe for my skin?
Phoenix Handpan Oil is dermatologically tested, skin safe, nonhazardous and made with 99,5% of raw vegetal materials.
Playing every day means touching often the instrument and breath the sound. For that reason we believe that is very important to use a natural product who respect the instrument but also your skin and health.