Dirt Inclusions

Also known as: bits, dirt in paint, seed, grains, specks, spikes, grits

Description :A surface with this defect will show particles of different sizes deposited in the primer or color.

Presence of dirt particles trapped in the finish, resulting in a rough or uneven surface.


    » Various types of contamination typically introduced during the drying
    process or application
    » Static charge on surface of vehicle. This condition helps the attraction of dust.
    » Debris from dry sanding, cloths, etc.
    » Use of poor quality masking paper
    » Tack rag was not used before spraying,or not immediately before
    » Inadequate filtration of air
    » Dry spray dust settling on wet paint
    » Dirty paint containers/tins
    » Paint was not strained
    » Operators clothing bearing debris
    » Expired paint
    » Inadequate filtration of compressed air
    » Incorrect activator or thinner
    » The car was not thoroughly blown out
    » Tintings/pigments were not sufficiently stirred
    » Spray dust accumulated in spray booth
    » Use, re-thinned, of 2K materials after
    the recommended potlife


    » Use anti-static fluid or attach the vehicle to electrical earth
    » Keep bodyshop as clean as possible,keep spray booth doors closed. Wet floor and wall if necessary
    » Wear special spraysuits
    » Blow out all mouldings, seams etc.
    » Blow the vehicle out before placing it in the spraybooth
    » Use the tack rag immediately before applying each coat
    » Care of the maintenance of the equipment
    » Follow the recommendations
    (pressure, thinner) to avoid overspray
    » Clean the vehicle before starting the repair
    » Mix the color thoroughly after sufficient stirring of tintings
    » Do not exceed the recommended potlife of 2K materials

    » Use a fine strainer


    » Allow the finish to harden completely,
    fine sand and polish
    » If the defect is severe, sand and

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