Sanding Primer Overspray This is done to remove any minor primer overspray that may have landed outside where you’ve already sanded. Use some 1200 or finer sandpaper and to ensure your blend area’s are free of primer overspray.
Final Sanding Primer For your final sanding you can do it dry or wet, by machine or by hand. We\’ve chosen to wet sand while using a block. You don’t necessarily need to use the block at this point, but it can help smooth out any minor imperfections. You should do your final sanding with […]
Choosing the Correct Primer There are several different types of primers and depending on what you chose will have an impact on the quality of your repair. Here are a few terms to be familiar with & a few choices. 1 or 2K ? This just means it requires an activator. 2K products require […]
Preparing for Primer & Masking Getting ready for primer: To get ready for primer you must first clean of the surface using an approved cleaner. It is only necessary to perform a rough masking of the area you wish to prime. Never tape of your area with a hard tape line. If you prime […]
Backsanding Backsanding: Backsanding is the final preparation step prior to priming. Backsanding is simply done to allow your primer overspay to land on a sanded surface. We want to primer only from the feathering inward, but to do so we will end up priming a bit beyond. You must only spray primer on a sanded […]
Feathering Feathering: Feathering is basically referring to seperating the paint layers. By doing this we create a gradual taper rather then a hard edge. This will make surface leveling easier. To accomplish this use 240-320 grit sandpaper and seperate the paint layers. Keep your sander as flat as possible and try to acheive about 1/2″ […]