In , DuPont introduced Imron® polyurethane enamel, characterizing it as ” the wet look that lasts” because of its gloss, chemical resistance. DuPont Imron® Industrial Strength is the next generation of Imron® technology. Based upon patented DuPont formulations and resin technology, Imron®. A search on Imron and paint seems to turn up a wealth of knowledge on prep. So I’m good on prep. How about actual application? The paint.

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I recently saw two cars that had been painted with Imron over ten years ago, and they looked like they had been painted yesterday! Make sure nothing in the exhaust area is something I don’t want painted.

Frank S Frank S’s Profile. I have painted vehicles over the years, but nothing with the new HVLP guns, one of which I am planning on using.

Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for periodic updates and valuable coupons. Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: The Elite line is supposed to replace all existing Imrons in the fleet line. Don’t go too thin. Not a member yet? Good luck, It is not as easy as it looks, not saying you can’t. Also imron needs to be sprayed in medium coats like stated earlier.

They have held up really well considering the conditions subjected. Bigger pic of the one above: I sanded and buffed it and it looked like some classic paint shop did it. Any potential problems with a metallic finish rather than a flat?


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Finally, she did set me up with all the proper personal protective equipment – resperator, suit, hood, gloves that dont’ dissolve. Metal, wood, imrln, we work it all These colors can then be used by themselves as topcoats or in combination with other colors to make thousands of mixed colors.

Ok That is a paint myth about only being able to spray paint in one dypont. You are right the products do constantly get changed, we are now on to Imron Elite, base clear and single stage.

There are a number of other reasons as well as to why people don’t use it as much.

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This product is completely compliant in the South coast air quality management district It can be applied by manufactures and on-site by professional applicators in the field. Wed Apr 27, 9: Would ask why DuPont did away with it if you happen to know – directed to Frank? First off, there are a bunch of umron products that do basically the same thing now. Annex paint can color match any straight color or sheen you may require.

Also remember Imron doesn’t like to be left in water for more than a day or two at a time. HI Brady the big problem is orange peel, the stuff is real thick and needs to be heated dupot get it flow, also the dries times are very long, again it’s thick ans slow to dry, so if you do steps it takes a long time between coats and with no bake capability the final dry is very slow.


There is no special angle or distance to be sprayed.

Seller Buyer Product Feedback Register. Also, thanks for the tip on sanding.

Imron Industrial Strength polyurethane

Why has Imron fallen into disfavor? The overspray is easily wetsanded off once cured but best if you can avoid it. Spraying in both directions is fine. For more information, please visit this product’s webpage.

Are light coats a good idea with Imron, or is there problems with going too light? Go talk to the guy behind the counter at your local paint supply store and duont what he reccomends.

The paint was heated to help flow. Unless the jobber has a big share of the fleet repair market he just can’t justify imrn. With the locos the goal is durability – longevity – good looking at feet away and stay that way for a long long time.

Originally Posted by DanSX. I have plenty of epoxy left over from my foothold install to get a nice thin coat.

This paint is great for skis since its so durable. The paint shop people say Imron, while a very durable paint, is hard to apply and have it look good.