Chrome Coating can give you an outstanding Chrome/Mirror effect with up to 98% reflectivity of real chrome plating. Deception Chrome is a the most reflective coating available and is easy to apply without any special equipment. It can be applied with any high quality paint gun and dries instantly into a brilliant, mirror-like finish.
Deception Chrome can be applied with almost any type of spray equipment from airbrushes to full size HVLP guns. Deception Chrome goes a long way, it is sprayed at 20-40 psi with 10-15% volume exiting the spray gun. Just mist it over the surface until you have an even disposition. To achieve the highest mirror-like reflectivity, lies in the surface preparation of the object you are painting. The smoother, more "glass-like" your surface is, the more reflective the final appearance will be.
- 1st Step if you've never sprayed this product is to do test samples, or call our help line and get guidance to apply this product correctly, as this will not be sprayed the same as a regular base coat paint.
- Apply a Black Basecoat.
- Allow the Basecoat to fully dry 45 minutes and now you are ready to apply the topcoat 2K Show Clear. (If your surface already has a glass like finish, move to Step 4.)
- Apply 2 coats of 2K Show Clear and allow to dry. NOTE: We recommend you to wait 36 hours for all of the tail solvents to evaporate before you can proceed to Step 4. You can now sand and buff if necessary to remove any surface imperfections, you will need to be sure to remove all compounds and wax residues with rubbing alcohol to insure a streak-free surface prior to applying the Chrome.
- Begin applying 2-4 coats of Chrome using a dusting effect, a very small volume of material with a substantial amount of air. If you are using an HVLP gun you should be around 20 psi, otherwise use whatever the recommended air pressure is for your gun, remembering to keep the material volume very low.
- Between coats use a very soft lint-free cloth and carefully remove all of the excess "dust" from the surface every time, when you complete this step you will notice an improvement in the appearance. When you have finished applying our Chrome coating use a very soft clean lint-free cloth, soak the cloth with clean warm water and carefully wash the object to remove all of the excess "dust" from the surface. Once you complete this step you will notice an improvement in the final appearance.
- Allow the Chrome to (Air dry for 72 Hours). Be sure all moisture is removed prior to moving on to the next step.
- You will now apply our 2K Clearcoat with fast activator to the Chrome to "seal" using 1 to 2 light dust coats. (Air dry 24 Hours).
- Apply the 2K Show Clear with Medium/Wet coats and allow to dry. If you are applying this to an object that will be handled frequently or exposed to the elements you will want to apply our 2K Show Clear.