Car primer is one of the most important aspects in car repair. Whether you’re spraying car paint or performing spot repair, you will need to use primer paint at some point. Auto primer generally refers to a paint layer that’s usually applied to freshly sanded or bare metal surfaces.
Just like car spray paint, primer paint can be applied with a paint spray gun. Some people underestimate the importance of using car primer during car repair. Without auto primer as a buffer, car paint will lead to flaking, peeling and eventually rust. Primer paint is important for a number of reasons
2 component paint primers need to be mixed with a paint hardener, catalyst or paint activator. Once it hardens, it is much less susceptible to damages.
Like car paint, primers can be too thick to spray. Sometimes it's necessary to slightly thin a car primer to get good results. Some auto primers are ready to spray. We recommend using at least 1.7mm spray nozzle for auto primer. However, this also depends on the amount of paint thinner used. Car primer is considerably thicker than base coat and clear coat. In case you don't use any paint thinner, we recommend a 2.5mm spray nozzle.