What Causes Orange Peel in Car Paint Jobs?

Answer In a perfect world, a car paint job results from just the right texture, coat thickness, proper atomizing, solvent mix and temperature. Professional automotive painting takes a long time to learn, ... Read More »

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What Are the Causes of Orange Peel in Gel Coat?

Gel coat is a type of protective resin finish that is used for coating many surfaces, including different automotives and boats. While this finish is durable, it can be damaged. However, adding a n... Read More »

What causes the orange peel look on fiberglass bathtubs?

Answer This can also be called, "fish-eye" and it's generally caused by the "kicking time" added to color of the tub and not the fiberglass. Fiberglass when applied needs to be "faired out" (sand... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Orange Peel From Car Paint?

Orange peel in car paint is very annoying to say the least, preventing the true flat shine your paint has to offer, and is a very common situation with many new paint jobs. The cause for the orange... Read More »

How to Remove Orange Peel Paint?

Orange peel occurs when paint is applied over an area with oil on the surface. Something as small as a fingerprint can leave enough oil on the surface to show up as orange peel in a completed paint... Read More »