In , DuPont introduced Imron® polyurethane enamel, characterizing it as ” the wet look that lasts” because of its gloss, chemical resistance. DuPont Imron® Industrial Strength is the next generation of Imron® technology. Based upon patented DuPont formulations and resin technology, Imron®. A search on Imron and paint seems to turn up a wealth of knowledge on prep. So I’m good on prep. How about actual application? The paint.
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Skip to content AutoBody The Imron does have a long open time but that is also why it cures so hard – durable after that longer process. All Material Copyright Watercraft Superstore.
It takes a dedicated mixing system with very expensive componants. Heres a quick story about SW’s fleet line, last year Dupont took Sw’s largest single US account, they used SW fleet finish and DuPont took the business with the automotive line, that doesn’t say much for the SW fleet line, and beleive me if the business could be bought, SW would have paid any amount not to lose it so it wasn’t a money issue product performance was a big factor.
Why don’t more dupint still use Imron?
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Users browsing this forum: Thanks for the reply. It is easy to get streaks and mottling of the metallic. The problem with other paints is that nobody can agree on other paints. I knew that Imron was expensive, but I know of other paints that are also in the same range. I’ll also get a nice new pair of full goggles.
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HI Brady the big problem is orange peel, the stuff is real thick and needs to be heated to get it flow, also the dries times are very long, again it’s thick ans slow to dry, so if you do steps it takes a long time between coats and with no bake capability the final dry is very slow. Primer surfacer is not a sealer, its main purpose is to fill imperfections, and stick to bare metal.
Contact your Annex Industrial Coatings representative for specific recommendations. DuPont or any manufactuer will get rid of a product for one of two reasons, no longer compliant and not legal to use, or low to no sales, if you liked the older Centari you would probably like the Centari If I remember correctly you have to spray in only one direction, not too much of an angle, and not too far away.
A search on Imron and paint seems to turn up a wealth of knowledge on prep. What exactly is mottling?
I recently saw two cars that had been painted with Imron over ten years ago, and they looked like they had been painted yesterday! Jet Ski Traction Mats.
I have heard Union Pacific is now using industrial Imron, where did you or do you work? The overspray is easily wetsanded off once cured but best if you can avoid it. Cialis, it does a body wood. Any potential problems with a metallic finish rather than a flat? One guy at a different paint store recommended epoxy paint.
Google [Bot]Google Adsense [Bot] and 38 guests. For Product delivery greater than 60 miles from the San Fernando Valley California please contact us for shipping information. Mon Mar 28, 3: How about actual application? There are a number of other reasons as well as to why people don’t use it as much.
Not a member yet? Are light coats a good idea with Imron, or is there problems with going too light? Most mixing systems are found in the large fleet repair shop or the colors are premixed at a DC and drop shipped direct to the manufacturer. I have seen boats sprayed with imron and sitting imrom water for years and a little wax always makes it look normal. Wed Apr 27, 3: Store Front Forums Info Center.
Tue Jan 27, 5: So, if the job doesn’t look great, sand with grit and buff. The colors are there for that, but not your blue metallic on your Chevy truck. If you can deal with those issues, go for it.
The paint shop people say Imron, while a very durable paint, is hard to apply and have it look good. So, as somebody who has never fupont with a sprayer, what sort of advice can you give me on spraying?
What is the rupont in painting with it?
I have painted with it many years ago. My general idea right now is to go for light coats and just do multiple light coats until it looks good.
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Age 61 Posts 6, Re: Anyone else have any recent experience with it? With the locos the goal is durability – longevity – good looking at feet away and stay that way for a long long time. I’m going to paint the whole thing with a “High Build 2K” primer first, then I’ll start with duupont bottom of the hull so that if anything gets jacked, it’s not all that visible.
I’m doing a couple old tractors and a 57 T-bird and thay are all going Imron. Graphite Coated Anodized Pistons.