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Starfire Acrylic Enamel Auto Paint – Teal Green Metallic – 1 Gallon

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1 Gallon Acrylic Enamel Paint – Teal Green Metallic

PaintForCars Starfire High Solids Acrylic Enamel, is a single-stage, fast drying, easy to spray durable finishing system specifically developed for the automotive market, offering OEM durability and gloss in a single stage finish. PaintForCars Starfire offers refinishers a chemical and solvent resistant paint film that resists chipping, cracking, fading and excellent adhesion over virtually any original equipment (OEM) type finish with the proper preparation . Starfire will give any vehicle a right off the production line look. PaintForCars Starfire acrylic enamels are available in 39 premium packaged colors. Comprised of 50% higher volume solids than conventional acrylic enamels, PaintForCars Starfire offers outstanding hiding properties and typically covers up to 35% more than other finishes and is lead free. When mixed with 1 pint per gallon of Starfire acrylic enamel hardener its gloss, gloss retention, durability and long term are dramatically increased.. For overall refinishing, Starfire Acrylic Enamel Series provides versatility and durability at prices that are extremely competitive in today’s auto paint markets.

  • High solids, high build finish
  • Extremely fast drying
  • Sprayable using conventional or HVLP equipment
  • Abrasion and impact resistant
  • Long term durability
  • Sharp automotive gloss appearance
  • High distinctness of image (DOI)
  • Excellent color retention and fade resistance
  • Outstanding resistance to gasoline and diesel fuel
  • Excellent flexibility and adhesion over primed surfaces
  • 39 premium colors available with new colors being added all the time
  • Can be applied as a single stage acrylic enamel or top coated with our acrylic enamel clear or urethane clear for base coat clear two stage results

Technical Data

Trinity 1945 Inc

www.paintforcars.com

Starfire Acrylic Enamel Technical Information Guide

Starfire acrylic enamel is an easy to use single stage paint system. Starfire acrylic enamel offers a high gloss, easy flow out, and a durable chip resistant finish with out the need for a clear coat.

Substrates

Starfire acrylic enamel paints can be applied over properly prepared OEM finishes or previously painted surfaces (enamel, urethane, and lacquer). Fiberglass, plastics, body work, and bare metal may require the use of a primer.

Mixing Ratio

8 Parts Paint
2 Parts Reducer
1 Part Hardener/Activator

Example – 8oz paint, 2oz reducer, and 1oz hardener

To mix this product, measure out the items into a mixing cup. Mix only enough paint to spray at that time. DO NOT mix all material at the same time. Repeat process as needed.

Pot Life

Temperature – 65-80 degrees
Humidity – Less than 50%
Unmixed paint – estimated 4-6 hours
Mixed paint – estimated 30 minutes
(The use of retarders or reducers other than what is provided in the kit may alter pot life.)

Surface Preparations

Before sanding it is recommended to wash with soap and water only. The use of a wax and grease remover is also recommended. Sand areas and apply primers as needed.Read directions for the primer used before applying top coat.

Technical setup

Starfire Acrylic enamel can be sprayed with most spray gun setups.

HVLP                  – 1.3-1.5mm – 8-10 psi at the cap
Conventional        – 1.3-1.5mm – 35-50 psi at the gun
Siphon                  – 1.3-1.5mm – 35-70 psi at the gun (8-12 psi at the cup)

20”-21” #2 Zhan cup 

Application

Apply 2-3 even medium wet costs 6-10” inches from vehicle. Flash time between coats is 15-20 minutes depending on shop conditions. A final “Dust Coat” may be required to even out any metallic.

Dry Times

Dry times are based on average shop conditions and film thickness achieved.

Dust Free: 30 Min
Tack Free: 4-6 hours
Sandable: 24 hours
Fully cured: 7-10 days
Buff and Polish: 7-10 days
Wax: 60 days

Physical Properties

VOC: 5.0lbs/Gal max
Theoretical Coverage: 300sqft/Gal
Weight Solids: 39% avg.
Volume Solids: 31.8 avg.
Recommended Film Thickness: 2.0 mil
Shelf Life: 12 months

 SAFETY AND HANDLING

PAINT MATERIALS CAN CAUSE IRRITATION OF THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS AND HYPERSENSITIVE REACTIONS. ASTHMA SUFFERS THOSE WITH ALLERGIES AND ANYONE WITH A HISTORY OF RESPIRATORY COMPLAINTS SHOULD TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. DO NOT SAND, FLAME CUT, BRAZE OR WELD DRY COATING WITHOUT NIOSH APPROVED AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR WITH PARTICULATE FILTERS OR APPROPRIATE VENTILATION AND GLOVES.

***Always read, understand, and follow the product information and instructions provided. Product use is void where prohibited, and is intended for use only by professionals or under a professional's supervision. PaintForCars.com and Trinity 1945 Inc. are not responsible for adverse results while using our products. Liability, if any, shall not exceed a refund of the purchase price.