How to remove scratches on the machine?
Minor damage to paintworkmachines is inevitable. Six months after the operation of your iron horse, you will notice scratches, chips and irregularities, mainly on the surface of the lower part of the hull. Do not get very upset about this, because you can get rid of these minor injuries on your own. Our article will tell you how to remove scratches on the machine.
Cosmetic body restoration
Let's consider the algorithm of necessary actions.
Strip scratches place
First of all, it is necessary to determine the area,which is subject to recovery, and find than to remove scratches on the machine (see below). On each side of the scratch it is necessary to retreat 1.5-2 cm in all directions. This zone and you can begin to clean with sandpaper. It is necessary to remove all traces of rust and the rest of the debris gathered in the crack.
Use the putty
Most importantly - zashpatlevat as accurately as possible,To clean small scratches on the machine. For putty, as a rule, it is recommended to use a polyester two-component putty. Work with a rubber spatula or spatula made of fine metal. This stage of recovery should be treated with particular attention, since its quality will affect the complexity of the next stage. Try to apply the prepared putty very evenly and in a small layer.
Use the nest
Wait until the putty is dry. After that, you can proceed to align the damaged area. First take a coarse-grained sandpaper and level the surface. After that, a finer nazhdachka is used and the layer of putty is brought to a perfectly flat state. It is necessary to carefully clean the surface and avoid the formation of new scratches, cracks, etc. If suddenly there are new irregularities and roughness, it is necessary to return to the stage of putty again.
Start on the primer
Now it is necessary to apply primer to createideally flat surface. It is best to apply a primer with a sprayer - this will give an opportunity to achieve the best result. If there is no spray, use a tampon or brush. Wait until the soil has dried. Now it is necessary to polish the damaged area again. This time, use a water-resistant small nazhdachku and water - so you will remove even the smallest irregularities.
Use the paint
Before proceeding with painting, the problem areamust be degreased with a solvent. Next, the paint is selected, identical to the one in which your car is painted. Such paint will help you pick up in the interior of paint and varnish automotive products. After the solvent has dried, paint is applied. It is best to use a spray gun. If this is not available, you will have to work with a brush or a tampon. Typically, it is required to apply several layers of paint. However, each layer must be dried before a new coat of paint is applied to it. Five or seven minutes at a temperature of 20 degrees will be enough to dry. If your car is varnished, it will also have to be applied. To do this, wait 20 minutes after applying the last coat of paint. Apply the varnish with the same spray gun, brush or swab that you used for painting. Each new layer of varnish should protrude slightly beyond the edges of the previous one.
With our instructions you can remove scratches from the machine. After performing all the actions, leave the car in the garage for 2-3 days to dry.