Our Starfire Acrylic Enamel black metallic car paint is a single-stage, fast drying, and easy-to-apply finishing system. This car paint has been specifically developed for the automotive market, offering OEM durability and gloss in a single stage finish. Starfire will give your black car a right-off-the-production-line look.
With Starfire Acrylic Enamel car paint, you can expect only versatility and durability – at prices that are extremely competitive in today’s auto paint market!
Our Starfire Acrylic Enamel black metallic car paint is comprised of 50% higher volume solids than conventional acrylic enamels. This car paint product is lead free and covers up to 35% more than other finishes. Browse all Acrylic Enamel 1 gallon auto paint here.
Starfire Acrylic Enamel is an easy-to-use, single stage paint system that will make your car look brand new. With our black metallic car paint products, you can expect high gloss, easy flow out, and a durable chip resistant finish with no need for an application of clear coat. You can easily apply this high quality paint over properly prepared OEM finishes, or enamel, urethane, and lacquer painted surfaces. Note that you may need to use a primer for fiberglass, body work, bare metal, and plastics.
Special Note on Safety & Handling: Paint may cause irritation to the respiratory organs during use. Persons with asthma, allergies, or respiratory complaints should take precaution prior to using a Starfire Acrylic Enamel paint product. DO NOT SAND, FLAME CUT, WELD DRY, or BRAZE without NIOSH approved equipment!
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Starfire Acrylic Enamel Technical Information Guide
Starfire acrylic enamel is an easy to use single stage paint system. Starfire acrylic enamel offers a high gloss, easy flow out, and a durable chip resistant finish with out the need for a clear coat.
Starfire acrylic enamel paints can be applied over properly prepared OEM finishes or previously painted surfaces (enamel, urethane, and lacquer). Fiberglass, plastics, body work, and bare metal may require the use of a primer.
8 Parts Paint
2 Parts Reducer
1 Part Hardener/Activator
Example – 8oz paint, 2oz reducer, and 1oz hardener
To mix this product, measure out the items into a mixing cup. Mix only enough paint to spray at that time. DO NOT mix all material at the same time. Repeat process as needed.
Temperature – 65-80 degrees
Humidity – Less than 50%
Unmixed paint – estimated 4-6 hours
Mixed paint – estimated 30 minutes
(The use of retarders or reducers other than what is provided in the kit may alter pot life.)
Before sanding it is recommended to wash with soap and water only. The use of a wax and grease remover is also recommended. Sand areas and apply primers as needed.Read directions for the primer used before applying top coat.
Starfire Acrylic enamel can be sprayed with most spray gun setups.
HVLP – 1.3-1.5mm – 8-10 psi at the cap
Conventional – 1.3-1.5mm – 35-50 psi at the gun
Siphon – 1.3-1.5mm – 35-70 psi at the gun (8-12 psi at the cup)
20”-21” #2 Zhan cup
Apply 2-3 even medium wet costs 6-10” inches from vehicle. Flash time between coats is 15-20 minutes depending on shop conditions. A final “Dust Coat” may be required to even out any metallic.
Dry times are based on average shop conditions and film thickness achieved.
Dust Free: 30 Min
Tack Free: 4-6 hours
Sandable: 24 hours
Fully cured: 7-10 days
Buff and Polish: 7-10 days
Wax: 60 days
VOC: 5.0lbs/Gal max
Theoretical Coverage: 300sqft/Gal
Weight Solids: 39% avg.
Volume Solids: 31.8 avg.
Recommended Film Thickness: 2.0 mil
Shelf Life: 12 months
SAFETY AND HANDLING
PAINT MATERIALS CAN CAUSE IRRITATION OF THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS AND HYPERSENSITIVE REACTIONS. ASTHMA SUFFERS THOSE WITH ALLERGIES AND ANYONE WITH A HISTORY OF RESPIRATORY COMPLAINTS SHOULD TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. DO NOT SAND, FLAME CUT, BRAZE OR WELD DRY COATING WITHOUT NIOSH APPROVED AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATOR WITH PARTICULATE FILTERS OR APPROPRIATE VENTILATION AND GLOVES.