- 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
OriginIncorrect spraying pressure or spraying gun set up.
Incorrect spraying viscosity.
Incorrect application technique.
Incorrect application temperature usually too high.
Use of low quality of thinners.
Insufficient sanding of surface to be painted.
AvoidanceAlways follow application directions according to the manufacturer.
Make sure all the preparation of substrates is done properly.
Use the recommended spraying gun set up.
Always use the recommended thinners.
Avoid application during too high temperatures.
How to fix the problemIf orange peel is too subtle then sand and repaint.
If orange peel is acceptable, sand and polish.