||WHAT THIS KIT REPAIRS?
A Repair kit that allows the camouflage of damage where there is stone chips and or a paint scratch in the clear and color of a painted surface with bare metal showing. ( Clear can be used on solid paint colors if the paint scratch is not scratched down to the primer ).
Metal Primer 15ml,Factory Clear 15ml,Factory Color 15ml,
Gifts: Work Gloves,Extra Medium Brush,Razor Blade,Step Instructions,Tool Caddie
Automotive Paint User Guide
Directions: Precise mastered automotive paint car repair instructions manual, removing Scratches, Chips & Blemishes from Metallic Paint on Metal Panels & Parts.
Two Stage Car Paint Repair System for Accurate & Excellent Results?
There are two main types of scratches that occur in metallic paint. The first type of scratches are light brushed scratches. These types of scratches are light and whitish looking and only need clear to camouflage. The other type of scratch are deep & discolored where the either metal or plastic surface is visible and will require primers so this type of scratch does not need clear at this point of the repair so GO straight to color.
Stage 1) Your car is painted in layers from the factory so when your paint is scratched there are different levels of damage that occur in a single impact. Stage 1) light scratches where only the clear is damaged and needs the first 3 steps of this metallic repair manual to either completely remove the scratch or camouflage it so it is barely noticeable.
Stage 2) where primers, color & clears layers that are completely removed and either bare metal or bare plastic is exposed & the appropriate paint layer needs to be applied in the same way the factory formula is sprayed. So Basically fix the light scratches first using stage 1 & then using stage 1 & stage 2 together to repair, remove & camouflage heavier paint chips, scratches & blemishes.
Stage 1 Paint Scratch Repair:
1) Clean Up & Metallic Paint:
Definition: Automotive Clean-up is a product solvent solution that does a number of tasks when used within our car touch up paints scratch removal kits. Remove impact residue (whatever hit your car left its mark or smear behind). Clean up will only remove nitrocellulose or rubber residue along with road grime and other various types of industrial fall out. If the residue is enamel and can’t be removed then blemish remover or quick cut polish will be required. Clean-up / solvent is a high grade paint thinner that is used to thin your factory exact match factory paint products & also is used for cleaning brushes, spills & other.
Procedure: Always check in an inconspicuous area first to make sure the part being repaired is not refinished in nitrocellulose paints. Apply a generous amount of clean-up to the work cloth that is included free in the paint kit. Hold the moistened work cloth against the repair area for a short seconds where impact residue is visible. Proceed to massage the whole damaged area cleaning impact reside and other industrial fall out and blemishes. If the clean-up does not remove the impact marks use blemish remover or quick cut polish.
Clean-up Tips & Tricks
Clean Up is the first step in any touch up paint scratch or paint chip repair as it removes most residue transfer and prepares the repair area for next step in repairing scratches & stone chips.
2) Clear Gloss:
Definition: Automotive Clear Paint is used over metallic paints on cars when manufactured. The shine that is seen a metallic painted car is in fact not the color it is a clear gloss. This clear gloss is used to ideally protect the metallic paint color as well as give the paint an appealing good look. Unfortunately when a scratch happens in metallic paint the clear is the first scratched paint layer, so the clear must be repaired first.
Procedure: Shake clear contents well before use. Remove cap and squeegee brush. Accurately apply 1 coat to light scratches not putting any brush touch clear on good paint or clearly discoloured scratches.
Clear Gloss Tips & Tricks
Brush Touch Clear gloss can be applied to metallic painted surfaces where the clear has started to peel off in spots. By sealing the peeling paint with brush touch clear you will possibly be able to slow/stop the peeling effect. Trick: As soon as a sign of peeling clear appears seal it with the Brush Touch clear to stop the peeling form travelling.
Stage 2 Paint Scratch Repair:
Where the paint has been completely removed use stage 1 and stage 2 together
4) Metal Primer
Definition: Brush Touch Metal Primer is used to give better paint levels when touching up paint scratches & Chips, also protect and promote adhesion of top coat paint color layers on bare metal on vehicles where a foreign object on impact has removed factory paints.
Procedure: Shake primer contents well until the agitator can be heard bouncing around, remove cap and squeegee brush. Apply the metal primer on only the damaged area where Bare Metal is showing. Do not apply metal primer to any other part of the scratch including the light whitish looking scratches. Apply one to two coats directly into the paint chip or clean cut scratch. Allow 3 minutes drying time in good weather.
Metal Primer Tips & Tricks
Pool the primer to bare metal chips and larger scratches without getting it on the good paint. Tip: Apply the primer only where it is missing and bare metal can be seen. Do not use metal primer on plastic parts unless the plastic primer adhesion promoter has been applied first.
5) Paint Color
Definition: Brush Touch Metallic Paint color is used to cover deep discolored scratches, chips & paint defects caused by impact of an object where color coats are completely removed and/or left paint transfer that is impervious to solvent & is too thick to remove using cream cutting agents.
Procedure: Shake color contents well. Remove cap and squeegee brush. Check the color is correct. Apply color only to the fully discolored areas of damaged paint where the paint layers including the color coat has been completely removed. Allow 3 minutes drying time in between coats in good weather. If you have impact residue that did not come off in earlier steps, apply one or two coats of color directly on only the discolored area.
Paint Color Tips & Tricks
Always know your paint layers and make sure you’re not touching up clear scratches with color or the scratch will look just as bad as the original scratch. Tips: You can usually tell which layer the scratch is in when using the Solvent or Clean-up solution. As the solvent is applied it will give the area a wet look. While it is wet if the scratch disappears that usually means that your paint scratch is confined to the top coat layer of the paint and Clear Gloss should be used.
6) Clear Gloss:
Definition: Brush Touch Clear gloss is used to shine, seal & protect metallic paint color.
Procedure: Shake clear contents well before use. Remove cap and squeegee brush. Apply 1 to 2 coats of clear gloss over the applied paint color performed in the previous step. Do not apply clear to good paint.
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||HOW DO I KNOW WHAT PAINT REPAIR KIT I NEED?
In most kits there are few standard items like, work cloth, polish cloth, large brush, gloves, instructions and a tool caddy. It is the actual paint and cleaning products that are what you need to decide on. Simply read below what each product does and you should be able to work out what you need depending on what your paint damage looks like. Most common kits are listed on homepage.