Does spot putty need primer?
If you apply body filler directly to the paint, it will crack after a while. Note: I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people asking if they need to spray the metal with primer before applying filler to prevent rust. You do not need to apply primer.
How long does it take for spot putty to dry?
Unlike many 2-part putties which can require longer to dry, Bondo Glazing & Spot Putty is sandable in as little as 30 minutes. It is non-staining, so it won’t affect the color of paint or finishes around the repair area.
How thick can you apply spot putty?
Filler should not be applied more than 1/4″ thick, any more and there is a risk it will crack. With that said, any damage less than 1/4″ deep may not need to be hammered out.
How long does it take for 3m spot putty to dry?
Allow the putty to cure for 30 minutes or until hard to the touch.
Does spot putty shrink?
Applied directly from its easy dispensing tube, Bondo® Glazing & Spot Putty is formulated for quality auto body repairs in less time. It also shrinks very little over time, helping to ensure lasting repairs without rework.
How long does 3m spot putty take to dry?
How long does 3M spot putty take to dry?
How soon can I paint putty?
I leave to skin over for around 5-6 days then u/coat with an oil based paint. Over the summer I had success with Repair Care acrylic putty system, good but expensive at around £10 per tube although goes a long way and a great time saver as can be painted after a couple of hours.
Can you put spot putty over bare metal?
Putty, like paint, adheres better and stays intact when applied to bare metal. So make sure you completely remove all oil, grime, solvent, rust, and paint from the surface. Before using auto putty be sure to use a Scotch-Brite pad to scuff the surface of primed metal to give the putty something to adhere to.
Can you wet sand glazing putty?
Yes, starting with a more coarse grit helps get the surface level more quickly but the dry guide coat works with any grit. If I had some small spots like that I would hit them with some spray bomb etch. Then a light wetsanding to blend it in.
How do you use Everglaze spot putty?
PREPARATION: Use 180 grit or finer to prepare surface. APPLICATION: Using a flexible putty knife or plastic spreader, apply material in several thin coats. Work quickly to prevent material from rolling due to fast drying. Allow a five minute dry time between coats.