D4+ fluid is designed to lift contaminants from the record surface - with use of a soft and non-abrasive and unidirectional fibers of the D4+ pad. Together, the D4+ cleaning solution and pad eliminate airborne contaminants, particulate matter, and oily fingerprint smudges that work their way into the record grooves. The contaminants can compromise the audio and shorten a records effective playing life . This solution cleans and protects without deposit or residue or extracting crucial vinyl stabilizers. Regular use of the D4+ solution and Vinyl Cleaning System is highly recommended and can help keep your records sounding their very best for many more years of listening enjoyment.