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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Any potential problems with a metallic finish rather than a flat? You need to practice a little bit before you paint. Mon Nov 08, Good luck, It is not as easy as it looks, not saying you can’t. Metallic isn’t going to help you learn. The resulting finish product provides a brush, roll or sprayable topcoat suitable for use in any environment where long term color and variable gloss are desired.

Fri Oct 01, 3: Hey Don, when did you or do you still paint trains? Dont go to heavy or you will be sanding runs. The Imron does have a long open time but that is also why it cures so hard – durable after that longer process. I have plenty of epoxy left over from my foothold install to get a nice thin coat. Product Stewardship is a shared responsibility! I have seen boats sprayed with imron and sitting in water for years and a little wax always makes it look normal.

Is it hardness, chemcial reisitance, adheasion, or what? Imron is awesome and cheap. I recently saw two cars that had been painted with Imron over ten years ago, and they looked like they had been painted yesterday!

I’m going to paint the whole thing with a “High Build 2K” primer first, then I’ll start with the bottom of the hull so that if anything gets jacked, it’s not all that visible.


My general idea right now is to go for light coats and just do multiple light coats until it looks good.

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So I’m good on prep. Anyone else have any recent experience with it? Also, thanks for the tip on sanding. Skip to content Xupont If the truth is known the IMRON today is not the same as yesterday because as mentioned DuPont improves or changes products all the time – numbers change. Last edited by CarterB; at You have to put on medium coats, light coats don’t like omron stick as well as medium and they don’t flow out. Dont try the light coats your paint job will look like crap. Make sure nothing in the exhaust area is something I don’t want painted.

Sand hull and repair any scrapes and gouges, prime your repaired spots, then seal the whole hull.

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Metal, wood, fiberglass, we inron it all I think where they do the most business is with contracts made at the manufacturing level. Most mixing systems are found in the large fleet repair shop or the colors are premixed at a DC and drop shipped direct to the manufacturer.

San Francisco Bay area. Mon Apr 25, 4: What exactly is mottling?

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The problem with other paints is that nobody can agree on other paints. Imron Industrial Strength polyurethane. 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 to 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. Hi Darrel, Imron is no woese for today then any 2K paint, it was one the dupon to use Iso’s and got a reputaion for being immron for you, as for the durability, it’s evrything you said, durability, adheasion, chemical resistance, it is patented resins and so it’s not the same old urethane, you figure it’s used on the front end of tractor trailers getting 1 million miles and has to stand up to chipping and how ever many re fueling’s, but again it’s pricey and doesn’t lay out as flat as what we are used to and gets hard so it’s hard to buff, but nothing good is easy or cheap.


Tue Apr 26, 6: With regards to the metallic, I may end up with a nasty looking job. I did get some grit sandpaper, so I’m ready for that.

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For more information, please visit this product’s webpage. I can’t remember what the Old Imron Single Stage was numbered. Wed Apr 27, 5: Free lance adviser “Hitting the pavement at mph really smarts” Evel Knievel.

The time now is Results 1 to 9 of 9. Imron has undergone many changes over the years, from regular Imron to Imron 3. What is the difficulty in painting with it?

Also imron needs to be sprayed in medium coats like stated du;ont. 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 inron people don’t use it as much. Here is a quad frame i painted in imron about a year and half ago. This paint is great for skis since its so durable.