See the full detailed list below. So many ways to make a great metallic paint, and you can always color match between mediums. Future Topics Challenges with Candy Finishes How To Properly Apply Candy Colors Durability Aspects of Candy Colors Candy Color Bleeding. Fad-T buckets and daily drivers. Turning off all three components results in a black pixel, while if all components are lit up on full brightness that results a white light. Choose based on desired color effect Outdoor Light-Fastness: Due to the nature of the dye used cobalt blue does not weather well when compared to typical blue automotive finishes. Darker metallics for darker colors, so you dont' have to put as many coats of red on it to get it dark.
You can always count on speedy shipping and great customer service. And just as you express that passion in a spray booth, we do the same in the chemistry lab. Check out the Mirrachrome in red. Because your Ford Mustang is 20+ years old, the paint may have faded, and we cannot guarantee a color match for Candy Apple Red T 1968. We have been around since 2005, and have upheld an amazing reputation in customer satisfaction. Colors The final color and look in general is what drives vehicle owners to custom paint their vehicle or is a critical buying factor in purchasing a vehicle.
Photo Credit: Red is the color of extremes. Therefore, special proprietary coloring agents must be used to give a highly transparent finish. Using a Green base will make it look more like a real Candy Apple. The other downside of candy paints is that they are a bit more challenging to apply evenly than typical automotive finishes, however, professional custom painters typically master the techniques relatively quickly. This special class of automotive colors have been used by custom painters for more than 60 years to make vehicles stand out from the typical automotive finish and are still quite popular today for this reason.
Types of Candy Paint There are actually different types of candy paint, each with its own optimal area of use. The advantage of this type is that it is easier to spray evenly than urethane candy and the base color underneath is less critical to the final color. Fiberglass, plastics, body work, and bare metal may require the use of a primer. Applying more candy over the base will reduce the effect of the base itself. All Motorcycle model names are registered trademarks of their respected owners. If you use a dark base like a tan or a brown it will make the candy red look almost purple. If you use a Gold base it will be a deeper red.
They did 50 Cent's Lamborghini, and the whole car actually looks chrome. Read directions for the primer used before applying top coat. While some many people use candy concentrates in conjunction with 2K clears and intercoat clears to make pure candy colors, this approach does not provide optimal durability and stability. Platforms Available: Basecoat Only Kits Available: Motorcycle Kit, Car Kit Recommended Application: 75% overlap. How Candy Paint Works The system works as long as the candy layer is transparent. Sizes Available: Quarts and Gallon.
Because computer and phone screens are all different, the color you see on online may not look exactly the same as the paint you receive. They have a heat tolerance of 400ºF and can make incredible metallic paint colors. Some images used in this website are for the purpose of reference to products only, we do not copy bike designs that are property of others. How Candy Paint Works Candy colors work in conjunction with reflective basecoats, usually metallic, and clearcoat to create a finish system that exhibits a deep, colored sparkle that is not attainable with typical automotive paints. Technical setup Starfire Urethane Basecoat can be sprayed with most spray gun setups. Vibrance Collection ® offerings have been carefully crafted to work seamlessly with all of our premium quality solvent and waterborne topcoat systems.
They look glossy when applied but still require a clear for best durability. The vehicle color code will list the paint color exactly so finding it is important. Most told me to use gold but, for some reason, I could not mentally see gold under red so I painted it in a silver base with the candy over it. Part of the appeal of this type of color is the opportunity to create unique variations of the colors by using different base colors. Bring out your inner artist with this. If it moves, it moves you.
The difference from modern tri-coats, was that one layer of candy doesn't look good, and you have to keep adding layers until it gets to the shade you like. It is our highest quality finish and provides superior gloss and durability in a easy to apply two stage package. Since the base color contributes highly to the final color, changing the base color can dramatically, or subtly change the color of the final finish. This variety is a popular choice for graphics due to the faster dry and ease of taping as compared to the catalyzed urethane candy. As always, thank you for shopping with us.
The color code plate is on the drivers door jamb. Flash time between coats is 15-20 minutes depending on shop conditions. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Ford Truck, Mercury, MarkV, Bronco, Lincoln, and Thunderbird. Sand areas and apply primers as needed. Dry Times Dry times are based on average shop conditions and film thickness achieved. The use of a wax and grease remover is also recommended.