What is acrylic enamel?

Answer Acrylic enamel is a plastic-based paint that dries to a hard, glossy finish. It was prevalent in the automotive industry for several decades due to its ease of application, high glossiness and UV r... Read More »

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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 »

How to Blend Acrylic Enamel?

In the auto industry, blending is the process in which auto body repairs and patches are painted to match the color of the car. After a dent has been filled with an auto body filler, acrylic enamel... Read More »

Can you paint acrylic over enamel?

You can paint acrylic over enamel if you use the proper materials and techniques. Coat the enamel with an oil-based primer that is compatible with acrylic. Allow the primer to dry for 2 hours, and ... Read More »