[meteorite-list] Clear Coat Finishes
From: Adam Hupe <raremeteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 10:58:18 -0800
Most clear coat finishes contain water which acts as a solvent and are
designed to be applied over a base coat. The base coat is designed to
be applied over a primer. The primer is the sealant designed to be in
direct contact with metal.
By skipping the first two processes, you would be applying water or a
solvent directly to metal, something that is considered sacrilege in the
The life span of clear coats is about ten years and even less for lacquer.
Received on Tue 05 Dec 2017 01:58:18 PM PST