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Rust Paint

Whether you’re removing rust spots on your car, truck, tractor, or even the side of your house, sometimes rust paint is a necessity. This does more than keep your surfaces looking natural and attractive. They also help prevent rust from forming again. When most people imagine rust paint, they automatically think of products and primers that are powerful and effective, but leave rusted areas an ugly black. These are usually used on concrete, large pieces of sheet metal, trailers, iron fences, and other surfaces found commonly in […]

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Proper Car Washing, Polishing, and Waxing From the Experts

It is amazing the number of people that don’t know how to properly clean or polish and wax their cars. Many people use products that were never intended for their car and others use products and equipment that should only be used by properly trained professionals. Some never even wax or clean their cars. Then they wonder why their car is given a very low trade in figure at the dealer, or why their paint is dull and flaking. For the purpose of this article we interviewed […]

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HVLP Spray Paint Guns

HVLP stands for high-volume, low pressure. They are more efficient and cause less over spray than standard spray paint guns. If you do a lot of spray finishing, an HVLP spray paint gun can save you money over the long run because you will use less paint. You can use your shop air compressor’s powerful air output to run a spray paint gun. A trigger operated spray paint gun takes paint or finish and mixes it with high pressure air. The paint is atomized and sprayed out […]

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Different Kinds of Spray Booths

There are various types of spray booths for practically any project you have in mind. And, if you can’t find what you’re looking for, custom spray booth manufacturers can make one for you. Following is a description of the different types of spray booths and a little about their uses. Spray Booths for Vehicle Painting: This is typically what many think of when they think of a spray booth. This type of spray booth is a well-ventilated, enclosed building-like structure used for spray painting a variety of […]

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Auto Paint How To – A Basic Guide

Whether you are just interested in re-spraying a small area to cover up some paint chips, or want to treat your car to a custom paint job that will let you enjoy envious stares from every pedestrian you pass, you will need to follow a few basic rules, and have the right tools to hand in order to carry out the work to a high standard. The first thing to mention about auto paint jobs is that you should always work in a well ventilated area. Paint […]

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Automotive Painting

A car with an excellent paint job is one of life’s true joys. It’s like being the kid with the best bike in the neighbourhood or the biggest piece of birthday cake. Whether you drive a ’47 Eldorado, a ’66 Beetle or an ’07 fortwo, a great paint job will take your vehicle from ho-hum to headturner. Actually creating a great automotive paint job takes skill and finesse. Automotive painting is one of the most arduous and painstaking tasks in crafting an automobile. It can also be […]

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Automotive Paint

If you are planning to repaint your vehicle with trendy colors, it is advisable to get detailed information about automotive paint before performing this task. One of the basic rules that you will have to follow if you choose to paint your car all by yourself is that, a perfect painting tool can make all the difference there is when it comes to painting your car. The basic rule to be remembered about automotive paint is that a person should always try to work in a good […]

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Your SUV – Your New Paint Job

Look sharp in cut rate auto body shop or you may lose more than you gain. A good paint job to spruce up your SUV up truck may lose you more than you gain. A good job takes time, skill and equipment. Why should you pay big dollars to have your SUV repainted when you can get the job done for much less cost? After all for appearances if you place both of these jobs side by side they may well look fine. In fact, one may […]

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Using Automotive Touch Up Paint

Here’s news you may want to brush up on: Using touch-up paint on your car can be an inexpensive way to protect its value. Some scratches can remove all the paint down to the metal and the area can begin to rust, causing permanent damage. There are several choices for applying touch-up paint. Spray cans can be used for large areas and with patience and practice you can achieve excellent results. For smaller chips and scratches, you can brush the paint or use a paint pen. Often, […]

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How to Paint Your Car With Ease

Ready to spray Make sure you have prepared the surface of your car first. Most suppliers provide you with a piece of specially coated poster board paper called a spray out card or test panel. Paint this card first to determine color match. There is nothing you can do once the automotive paint is on your car. You are ready to spray when all high quality solvents have been added to the paint to assure high performance. Avoid dry times, sanding times, flash times, or any other […]

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