Two-Stage Paint Repair?

Answer Until the 1980s, most vehicles were painted using cellulose or two-pack acrylic systems. Though these materials can be sprayed in a single application, they don't offer the long-term protection tha... Read More »

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How to Paint With Waterborne Three-Stage Paint?

Three-stage paint systems are notoriously difficult to use and even professional vehicle refinishers encounter a myriad of problems with color matches and application techniques. A basic three-stag... Read More »

How to Paint With Single Stage Paint?

Painting an automobile is a time-consuming process that can have your car out of commission for as much as a week. One way to save time while not stinting on the look of the job is by using a singl... Read More »

How to Use Two Stage Paint?

Two-stage paint consists of a base color paint stage and a clear coat paint stage, and is often used for metallic or specialty paints. The clear topcoat helps protect the specialty paint from UV ra... Read More »

How to Apply Single Stage Paint?

Single-stage paint application is still relatively common in body shops and, in particular, is still widely used on light and heavy commercial vehicles. While two-stage systems use a base color tha... Read More »