Specialist Paints Metal Flake Color: Deep Blue (S)
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Specialist Paints Metal Flake
Color: Deep Blue (S)
Volume: Approx. 2 oz
Specialist Paints Metal Flakes are high quality, they are ultra thin, easy to smooth out and have outstanding sparkle. Specialist Paints Metal Flakes are solvent proof and wont fade in sunlight as they have a high UV coating on them. Apply Specialist Paints Metal Flakes over any base color to produce a real custom effect. The Metal Flake can be added to solvent or water based lacquers, clear base coats, varnish and can also be used for Arts n Crafts.
Apply Specialist Paints Metal Flakes over any base color to produce a real custom effect. Specialist Paints recommends adding the Metal Flake to their intercoat clear base coat but you can add them to an automotive solvent or water based lacquer, clear base coats and varnish. Depending on how heavy you want the flake effect, will depend on how much you will need.
- Start by prepping your project as you would any other paint job. (Sand, Prime, etc.)
- Apply 2-3 coats of Base coat.
- Add the Metal Flake to a clear base coat or lacquer and stir well.
- Apply the Metal Flake until you get the effect you desire. Always spray test panels before spraying your product or project to see the effect you desire.
- Apply 2k Show Clear until the Metal Flake is fully covered and you have full Gloss.
Metal Flake is available in Small (004 Hex), Medium (008 Hex) and Large (015 Hex).
(SMF) Small Flake is the fine cut flake at .004 x .004 hex. SMF flake size can be sprayed through most large size tip airbrushes, as well as HVLP full and detail sized spray gun equipment with a 1.0 nozzle set-up or larger. SMF lays down much flatter then MMF, LMF and XMF so it's easier to finish with clear.
(MMF) Medium Flake is the medium cut flake at .008 x .008 hex. MMF flake size has a sparkling brilliance that is easy to use. MMF can be sprayed out of HVLP and conventional spray equipment with a minimum of 1.5 nozzle set-up or larger.
(LMF) Large Flake is the large cut flake at .015 x .015 hex. LMF flake size has double the amount of sparkling brilliance of the LMF and has been used in the custom market for many years. LMF can be sprayed out of HVLP and conventional spray equipment with a minimum of 1.8 nozzle set-up or larger.