ChromaGlast Paint

The attached document is a reprint of the PPG book A Guide to Identifying and Solving Common Paint Problems. The book was originally printed in 1993, and was out of print prior to the 2017 launch of ChromaGlastTM Premium Paint for Fiberglass and Composites.

This book with photos does an excellent job of describing and troubleshooting typical problems with paint applications. It discusses all of these problems:

  • Acid/Solvent Attack
  • Bleaching
  • Bleeding
  • Blistering
  • Blooming/Blushing
  • Blowing/Air Trapping
  • Chalking
  • Cissing/Fish Eyes
  • Clouding/Mottling
  • Contamination/Industrial Fallout
  • Corrosion/Rusting
  • Cracking
  • Crazing/Checking
  • Dirt/Seed
  • Dry Spray
  • Dull Finish/Abnormal Loss of Gloss
  • Flaking/Peeling
  • Inadequate Color Coverage
  • Lifting/Wrinkling
  • Mapping
  • Off Color/Poor Color Match
  • Orange Peel
  • Overspray
  • Pickling
  • Panel Faults
  • Pinholing
  • Polishing Marks
  • Runs/Sags
  • Sand Scratches/Flatting Marks
  • Scratches/Stone Chips
  • Sinkage
  • Slow Drying/Softness
  • Solvent Popping
  • Water Spotting
  • Wax Incorporation/Retention

At Fibre Glast, we want to help you build a better composite. Since there are a variety of different projects that can be tackled—building a new polyester mold, making a below-the-waterline repair, finishing a drone, or whatever your project may be—we want to offer the right material for your application. If you still have questions or are having a problem with your ChromaGlast paint, feel free to call us at 800-838-8984.

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