The heat is on, so be aware: A car's beauty is paint-deep

Stuart, Stephen
June 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/10/96, Vol. 16 Issue 49, p22
Presents information on the care for automobile paint. Importance of wax as a barrier against sunlight; Costs to repair sun-damaged cars; Exclusion of sun damage from insurance coverage.


Related Articles

  • Automotive applications for powder coatings. Barrett, Mike // Paint & Coatings Industry;Sep94, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p48 

    Presents information on the use of powder coatings in the automotive industry. First use of powder coatings in the industry; Use in engine blocks and cylinder heads; Benefits of powder coating the engine castings; Interior trim parts; Exterior trim parts; Wheels; Bodies.

  • Automotive finishes have new sparkle. Kennedy, Alexander // Paint & Coatings Industry;Aug96, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p56 

    Describes trends in automotive finishes in the United States. Aluminum flakes as the source of sparkle in automotive finishes; Colored aluminum pastes; High-chromaticity aluminum pastes.

  • Automotive coatings: Current trends for coating plastic--part 1. Ryntz, Rose A. // Paint & Coatings Industry;Mar1997, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p36 

    Part I. Discusses the types of coatings used in automotive applications. Solvent and water-based coatings; Choice of crosslinker in a coating formulation; Using flexibilized polyol resin system; Traits of an ideal reactive diluent; Features of solvent-borne basecoats.

  • Doming and clear coating automobile labels. Leone, Don; Sylvia, Joe // Paint & Coatings Industry;Mar1997, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p46 

    Focuses on the various methods used for doming emblems, labels and ensigns for automotive and other applications. Accurate metering and mixing as essential components of polyurethane applications; Features of the clear coating process called doming; Gear-metering system for the doming market;...

  • Prepping your car for paint. Decker, John // Popular Mechanics;Nov94, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p125 

    Presents steps in painting an old car. Preparation of the primer; Removal of corrosion; Smoothening dents in the body; Sanding; Necessity of going to a body shop.

  • HOBBY HOWS. Haddaway, Rich; Noack, John // Boys' Life;Oct2000, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p72 

    Presents tips on how to make realistic-looking mud in a diorama, how to paint pinewood derby car and how to make a first-aid kit.

  • Faster weather tests for coating performance. Crewdson, Lesley F.E. // Industrial Paint & Powder;Jul94, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p26 

    Reviews the traditional options available for outdoor testing for new automobile coatings. Comparison between traditional testing with the accelerated tests specified by automotive companies; Coating types for testing; Test methods; Array of choices for accelerated testing for automotive coatings.

  • Automotive finishing conference to host supplier panel.  // Industrial Paint & Powder;Mar96, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p5 

    Announces the panel discussion entitled `How to Get Automotive Approved,' to held at the Automotive Finishing '96 show, from April 30 to May 2, 1996, at Detroit, Michigan's Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center. Review of supplier requirements and approval process.

  • REPAINTING A CLASSIC ONE TEN. MILLER, STEVE // Land Rover Monthly;Nov2013, p134 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of painting.

  • World's most popular car colours.  // Motor Equipment News;Dec2011, p33 

    The article offers information about the most popular color of automobiles preferred by customers around the world, wherein the white and white pearl emerged.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics