This video series will demonstrate how to prep and spray matte black. I also talk about using matte clear coats and give you a few tips for spraying matte colors.
How To Prep an Aftermarket Panel
How To Spray Primer Sealer
How To Mix Single Stage Matte Black Paint
How To Spray Matte Black Paint
A Trick When Using Flat or Matte Paints
Matte Clear Over Tri Coat Pearls and Metallics
5 Tips For Painting Matte or Flat on a Car
Matte Clear Levels
How To Prep an Aftermarket PanelMatte and flat colors have became quite popular. I was surprised to see how many cars used these colors at SEMA 2011. These colors can be sprayed on or the car can be wrapped with vinyl. This video tutorial is going to demonstrate how to prep, mix, and spray a single stage matte black. Then I discovered a trick for a custom effect I will share with you as well. This video demonstrates how to prep an Aftermarket fender. This video series is for spraying matte black, but the same steps can be followed for any color. One thing you want to be certain to do with aftermarket parts is to solvent test the part. If the test fails, you should strip the primer off and spray with epoxy or self etch to assure the metal has proper corrosion protection.
How To Spray Primer SealerThis video demonstrates how to apply primer sealer and provides several spraying techniques. Again, the same step may be followed to this point regardless of the color being sprayed.
How To Mix Single Stage Matte Black PaintThis video demonstrates how to mix matte black paint. Of course, every brand is going to mix different. Just follow the technical data sheet for the specific paint you are using. In this demonstration, we are using a line of paint called Hot Rod by Keystone Automotive or LKQ. This is a single stage, which means it does not require clear coat to be applied.
How To Spray Matte Black PaintThis video demonstrates how to spray this specific brand of paint. It only recommends two coats of paint which makes the process fast and simple. A tip not mentioned on the directions is to add 10% of reducer to the second coat. This will help it lay down even.
A Trick When Using Flat or Matte PaintsThis video demonstrates a trick that you can do when using flat or matte colors. We actually experimented with this during the school year to discover that the method works well. However, like I said, we experimented with this method. This is not on any directions that I know of, so try this on a test panel with the brand of paint you are using to see results. I do recommend applying an extra coat of paint to provide additional mill thickness since you will be sanding and buffing.
Matte Clear Over Tri Coat Pearls and MetallicsHow would matte clear coat look as a tri coat, over metallics, and other colors? We tested this to see what it looks like and it created some awesome looking paint effects. In this video, I will also give you some tips on spraying a pearl let-down panel to match car paint when color matching.
5 Tips For Painting Matte or Flat on a CarMatte and flat colors stripe easy. In this video Donnie and Jess give 5 tips to prevent this from happening to your paint flat or matte paint job. PPG Technical Data Sheet http://CollisionBlast.com/HRB9700 5 Tips 1. Hold gun parallel with the surface being sprayed. 2. Apply a final cross drop coat. 3. Use correct reducer for temp. 4. Allow each coat to fully flash off. 5. Do not apply full wet coats.
Matte Clear LevelsIn this Q&A video I\'m talking about #matte, satin, and flat clear coats. I was asked how to get the different gloss levels and if pearl can be added to the clear coat when painting a car.