- Acid rain
- Damage of film caused by bird droppings
- Car wash Scratches
- Color Fade with time
- Stone chips
- Tar spots
- Water spotting
- Adhesion Problems
- Dirt and dust in basecoat
- Dirt and dust in Clear Coat
- Edge Appearance
- Wrinkling of top coats
- Loss of Gloss on Clear Coats
- Moisture blisters
- Orange peel
- Pinholes in polyester affecting the final coat
- Solvent popping
- Water stains
- Sanding scratches appear on topcoat
- Silver halo effect during basecoat application
- Poor Adhesion – POLYESTERS
- Poor opacity of basecoats/topcoats
- Clear/ Topcoat runs
- Small black spots on basecoat (also known as salt and pepper effect)
- Poor adhesion on plastic parts
Loss of Gloss on Clear Coats
OriginAir humidity too high.
Possibly excessive film thickness.
Soft substrate making it sensitive to solvents by the clear coat.
Use of non recommended thinner.
Not fully dried clear.
Use of too much accelerator.
Polishing of subject too soon.
AvoidanceAlways follow direction for use from the technical guide.
Close hardeners firmly after use to avoid humidity entrapment.
Clean filters and check the air ducts are clean to ensure proper air flow in spraying booths.
Allow baking to be completed according to specifications.
How to fix the problemSand and polish to regain gloss.
Sand down and repaint again.