- 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
OriginIncomplete/improper drying of the surface to be painted eg. residue of water in corners, edges, rebates and below decorative strips.
Water contaminated air supply.
Improper use of fillers/primers for the isolation of polyesters.
Air humidity too high.
If waterborne basecoat used it was not completely dried.
AvoidanceBlow and dry carefully before using clear coats.
Check the air supply equipment regularely.
Allow sufficient drying time for waterborne products.
Always follow instructions before application.