5 STAR AUTOBODY PRODUCTS
TECHNICAL DATA INFORMATION
DATED: JULY 2012
PRODUCT NUMBER – DESCRIPTION
#5062 – LIGHTWEIGHT BODYFILLER GALLON 4/CS
5 STAR AUTOBODY PRODUCTS – Lightweight Filler is a creamy body filler with a smooth
texture that is easy to spread and sands to a fine featheredge. The tack free, clog free and nonsag
formula is perfect for repairing vertical surfaces.
Use for filling and repair of bodywork up to ¼”, such as dents, dings, scratches, rust, hail damage
and small holes.
Aged, sanded OEM Topcoats
Galvanized and other zinc-coated steel
SMC – can be used for cosmetic repairs. For structural repairs prone to high degrees of stress
and flexibility, use an SMC repair product.
1. Clean surface. Remove all dirt, oil, grease and wax with a cleaning solvent like Wax &
2. Make sure surface is dry before repairing.
3. Use 40-80 grit disc to featheredge paint for good mechanical adhesion.
For best results, bring filler and provided hardener to room temperature (minimum temperature
75ºF). Stir product before dispensing with a bottom to top motion. Knead hardener tube before
use. Place a 4” diameter puddle of filler on a clean mixing surface (we recommend a nonabsorbent
plastic mixing board) and add a ribbon of cream hardener from edge to edge across
the center of the filler puddle (puddles larger than 4” will require additional hardener); or measure
hardener at 2% by weight of filler – a 50 to 1 ratio. Mix thoroughly with a plastic spreader, using a
folding motion, until uniform color is achieved. At room temperature (75ºF) approximate setting
time is 3 – 5 minutes.
1. Using a plastic spreader, apply a thin layer of filler to surface, using firm pressure for
2. Apply additional layers, if necessary, building up damaged area higher than surrounding
metal surface to allow for sanding of filler.
3. IMPORTANT! DO NOT RETURN UNUSED MIXTURE TO CAN AS IT WILL HARDEN THE
1. When material has cured, in approximately 15 minutes, sand with a 80-120 grit sandpaper.
2. Finish sand with 180-240 grit.
May be topcoated with polyester, 2K urethane or 1K primer. Refer to paint manufacturer’s
instructions for topcoat application.
|Appearance as Packaged:||Off-White|
|VOC Packaged:||215 g/l – Applied: 0.8 g/l|
|Weight Per Gallon (Density):||9.7 pounds (Average)|
|Maximum Recommended Thickness (sanded):||¼”|
|Viscosity @ 77°F:||96,000 cps (Average)|
|Gel Time @ 77°F:||3.0 – 5.0 minutes|
|Shore “D” Hardness Values @ 24 hours:||50-60|
|Sanding Time @ 77o F:||15-20 minutes|
|Maximum Heat:||200ºF for 30 minutes|
|Catalyst Required:||Benzoyl Peroxide|
|Catalyzation Ratio:||2% by weight|
|Exotherm Temperture:||200ºF (Average)|
|Tack Free Time:||10 – 15 minutes|
HEALTH & SAFETY:
Read all warnings, first aid and safety for all components before using. Keep out of reach of
children and animals. Protect hands with impervious rubber gloves. Wear face, skin and eye
protection. When sanding, we recommend the use of a respiratory covering device to protect from
dust (MSA mask P/N 459029 with MSA cartridge 464029 or equivalent). When using power
equipment, refer to power tool manufacturer’s recommendations for safety equipment. 5 STAR
AUTOBODY PRODUCTS are for industrial use by trained professionals only.
Emergency Medical or Spill Control Information:
In U.S. and Canada call CHEMTREC at 1-800-424-9300