BASE/CLEAR-USED ON MOST PAINT JOBS THESE DAYSOriginally posted by achates18@Aug 19 2003, 12:25 AM
What are all the different types or paint and what are the differences
WOW, GOOD JOB. :biggrin:Originally posted by sabre@Aug 20 2003, 09:10 PM
There are millions of different resins that make up paints ..
The main system used today is comprised of a base coat and 2k clear or 2k colour .. base coat dries through solvent loss and is then coated with 2k clear .. 2k dries through chemical reaction ,, hardeners ..
Any paint system is ''BASICALLY'' just a clear resin that has pigments dispersed into them to create colour and effect ..
These are the basic pigments used ..
candy is highly transparent colour .
mettalic is an opaque/reflective particle of different sizes ..
Pearl is a transparent/reflective particle of different sizes ..
camelleon is an encapsulated mettalic ..
solid colours have higher opacity (greater coverage)
Flake is oversized pigment which can be reflective or pearlescent..