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Topcoat Preparation

Move vehicle into topcoat booth

Step 1

Move vehicle into topcoat booth.

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 
Degrease as per paint company recommendations

Step 2

Degrease as per paint company recommendations.

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 
Check colour using 3M™ PPS™ Colour Check Light

Step 3

Check and mix colour using 3M™ Paint Preparation System. Spray a test panel, assess and confirm the colour match and coverage using the 3M™ PPS™ Colour Check Light (16407).

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 
Compare variant colour cards

Step 4

Compare variant colour cards to the vehicle being repaired and choose the colour card that best represents the actual vehicle colour using the 3M™ PPS™ Colour Check Light (16407).

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 
Check all masked areas

Step 5

Check all masked areas. Tack off using 3M™ Tack Cloth (07910).

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 
Apply paint and bake as per paint company recommendations

Step 6

Apply paint and bake as per paint company recommendations.

Printable Topcoat Preparation Process Board

 

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