Automotive Magic: Self-healing Car Paint

Well, the automotive world has evolved so much in the last decades that some of the big guys have found a way to get rid of tiny scratches in a very simple and fast way: with a special paint. The so-called special paint has been developed with this special purpose in mind and as far as some car manufacturers are concerned, it is quite efficient. Of course, it's all about chemistry and composition, but people are still reluctant when it comes to buying a car that features such a paint. Self-healing paint, five times less scratches than conventional paint Is it really efficient? How fast does it repair the scratches? <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

The colorful world of automotive paint

Tinted clear coat is time intensive at the factory, according to Czornij, requiring careful cleaning of the spraying equipment. For more information from Consumer Reports on the cost of car finishes, read Beware Car Colors That Cost Extra. If a paint color/finish is more expensive to buy, chances are its more expensive to maintain and repair. The diva award in this category goes to the matte finish. Consider the dos and donts in the Hyundai Veloster matte finish paint owners guide paraphrased below: Dont use wax or any products made for normal paint. Dont put the car through a commercial car wash. Do hand wash with a soft wash mitt and mild cleaning product safe for matte paint. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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