McLaren Chrome Effect

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McLaren Chrome Effect Gravity Colors Paint – GC-227
Tri coat painting that contains an enamel gloss undercoat and a chrome basecoat, used by McLaren on its F1. If you want to protect the chrome paint when applying decals or clear coating, we recommend the use of our Chrome Paint Sealer.

Color matched airbrush ready lacquer paint.

Net volume: 2 bottles of 1 fl.oz/30ml (undercoat and base coat)

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McLaren Chrome Effect Gravity Colors Paint – GC-227

Directions:
SHAKE BOTTLE UNTIL PAINT IS THOROUGHLY MIXED UP! USE ONLY WITH AIRBRUSH!
SPRAY 227A ENAMEL FIRST AS AN UNDERCOAT IN THIN LAYERS UNTIL GETTING A GLOSSY FINISH. LET DRY THIS COAT FOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS. THEN APPLY SECOND BASE COAT FROM PAINT BOTTLE 227B AS INSTRUCTIONS INDICATE.

Special directions for applying Gravity Colors chrome paint:

The secret to a good chrome effect is to achieve a perfectly dark glossy undercoat, the best way to get that finish is to spray a thin undercoat with black enamel paint.

The downside of enamel paint is that is more delicate to work with, and it needs to be completely dry to avoid reactions with other paints. Our testers came to the conclusion that 24 hours was enough for a thin undercoat to completely dry in appropriate weather conditions, but if the undercoat is a bit more thick, and the temperature is colder, then it would need more time to cure.

In several test completed, the results showed that the more time allowed for the base coat to dry, the more glossy and a better mirror effect finish was able to be achieved when sprayed the samples after 72 hours, but such a long cure time is really not necessary.

Another thing to consider, is the application of the base coat. Chrome paint contains very small flakes in a liquid which is extremely sensitive to be sprayed properly. When paint particles fall onto glossy surface, they position themselves in a flat position, so paint must fall onto the base coat almost dry to make that happen, that is why it’s recommended to spray with more air than paint. Puddle or accumulation of paint must be avoided which would settle the flakes in a random way. The use of a dual action airbrush is highly recommended to be able to control how much paint is actually delivered to the surface so that the right effect is achieved. If the chrome base coat is applied too heavy then it will look like a bright silver rather than chrome.

This product is not compatible with our Acrylic Thinner.
Apply over primer. Clear coating required.

DO NOT USE NEAR HEAT, SPARKS OR OPEN FLAME!
Use in well ventilated area. Tighten cap securely after each use.

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Weight 168 g
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