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400ML Aerosol Spray Plastic Primer Adhesion Promoter for Plastics & GRP Surfaces

400ML Aerosol Spray Plastic Primer Adhesion Promoter for Plastics & GRP Surfaces

£13.14 inc. VAT

400ML Aerosol Spray Plastic Primer Adhesion Promoter for Plastics & GRP Surfaces

  • Improves adhesion of paint, adhesives, and sealants to most plastics
  • Can be overpainted with most paint systems
  • Suitable for use on most plastics, polyester body fillers, and GRP fiberglass.

400ML Pro can aerosol.

Fast Drying.

Clear Primer.

Overcoat with any Automotive Paint.

Adjustable nozzle.

 

How to use:

Using plastic primer on cars and motorcycles is a crucial step when you need to paint or refinish plastic components. Plastic surfaces can be challenging for paint adhesion, and a plastic primer helps create a strong bond between the plastic and the paint. Here’s a general guide on how to use plastic primer:

Materials and Tools:

  1. Plastic primer
  2. Sandpaper (400-600 grit)
  3. Clean, lint-free cloths
  4. Plastic cleaner or mild detergent
  5. Masking tape
  6. Respirator mask
  7. Gloves
  8. Spray paint (compatible with plastic)

Steps:

1. Prepare the Work Area:

  • Work in a well-ventilated area or preferably outdoors.
  • Ensure there’s no dust, debris, or moisture in the surroundings.

2. Prepare the Surface:

  • Clean the plastic surface thoroughly using a plastic cleaner or a mild detergent. Remove any grease, wax, or contaminants.
  • Rinse and let the surface dry completely.

3. Sand the Surface:

  • Lightly sand the plastic surface with fine-grit sandpaper (400-600 grit). This helps create a rough surface for better primer adhesion.
  • Wipe away the sanding dust with a clean cloth.

4. Mask Off Surrounding Areas:

  • Use masking tape and plastic sheeting to cover surrounding areas that you don’t want to be painted. This protects the rest of the vehicle from overspray.

5. Wear Protective Gear:

  • Put on a respirator mask and gloves to protect yourself from fumes and chemicals.

6. Apply Plastic Primer:

  • Shake the plastic primer can vigorously according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Hold the can about 8-12 inches away from the plastic surface.
  • Apply a light, even coat of primer, moving the can in smooth, overlapping strokes.
  • Avoid applying too much primer at once to prevent runs or drips.
  • Allow the first coat to dry according to the primer’s instructions (usually 15-30 minutes).

7. Apply Additional Coats (if necessary):

  • Apply additional coats of primer as needed, allowing each coat to dry before applying the next.
  • Some primers may recommend a specific number of coats for optimal adhesion.

8. Dry and Cure:

  • Allow the final coat to dry completely. The curing time may vary, so refer to the primer’s instructions.
  • Ensure the primer has cured before proceeding to the next steps.

9. Painting:

  • Once the primer has fully cured, you can proceed with painting using a compatible paint for plastic surfaces.
  • Follow the same steps as with the primer—apply light, even coats, allowing each coat to dry before adding more layers.

10. Finish and Clean Up:

  • Once the paint has dried and cured, carefully remove the masking tape and plastic sheeting.
  • Clean any overspray or drips with the appropriate solvent or cleaner.

Always follow the specific instructions provided by the primer and paint manufacturers for the best results. Different products may have different application and drying times.

 

 

 

 

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