Paint Job Types: Polyurethane, Acrylic, Enamel, Base & Clear?

Answer Different types of paint are used for different purposes, just as different tools are used to perform different jobs. Oil-based paint and water-based paint are the two primary categories of paint, ... Read More »

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How to Paint a Clear Acrylic Urethane Base?

When you're painting a clear coat, it's either as a final layer to offer protection to the paint beneath or as a base coat to provide a smooth surface over the material so that the layers of paint ... Read More »

Base Coat/Clear Coat Vs. Acrylic Enamel?

Choosing a paint for your car is not just a matter of picking colors. To get the most durable finish, the type of paint used must be considered. Two-stage base coat/clear coat and single-stage acry... Read More »

How to Mix an Automotive Enamel Reducer for a Gallon of Acrylic Enamel Paint?

Automotive acrylic enamel paint must be mixed with a reducer and hardener before application with a paint gun. The reducer allows the paint to flow from the paint gun smoothly. The hardener, someti... Read More »

Can I paint acrylic enamel over acrylic lacquer?

Acrylic enamel paint and acrylic lacquer paint aren't meant to be layered one on top of another when painting a car. However, if the vehicle's surface is prepared with the correct primer, you can a... Read More »