Auto Body Surface Preparation

Auto Painting consists of several stages that together produce a quality paint job that looks great, feels smooth, adheres securely, and lasts a long time.  Each step works like a puzzle piece, not doing a step correctly or skipping one will detract from the end result.

  • Dismantling / part removal
  • Removing old paint
  • Sand blasting
  • Rust applying primer
  • Body repair
  • Sanding
  • Cleaning
  • Masking

Primers and Primer Sealers

Before a color coat, top coat, or finish coat can be applied, the bare metal or plastic surface must be properly prepared.  Primers are designed to improve paint adhesion on plastic and metal surfaces.  They also fill small imperfections and improve adhesion.  Sealers are applied to improve hold-out and seal sanding scratches.

The next step would be the base coat (undercoat) to paint upon which the final coats will be applied.