How do you use Bondo glazing and spot putty?
How do you use Bondo glazing and spot putty?
Directions for Bondo Glazing & Spot Putty
- Sand the surface of the damaged area with 600-grit sandpaper.
- Squeeze a two inch long line of Bondo Glazing & Spot Putty onto the thin blade of a plastic putty applicator.
- Allow the putty to cure for 30 minutes or until hard to the touch.
Does spot putty need hardener?
Spot putty is another type of filler that is used to fill tiny pinholes in the body filler. If you don’t fill those pinholes, the filler might crack when there is any movement of the underlying metal. It is very easy to sand, dries fast and doesn’t need a hardener to cure. You can just apply it from the tube.
Should spot putty be applied very thick?
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 do you use glazing putty?
Squeeze a small amount of the glazing putty onto a putty knife and smooth into the area. Spread the glazing putty through the dent or scratch, smoothing the surface as you go. Allow the glazing putty to dry. If you are using a two-part (catalyzed) glazing putty, this should not take longer than an hour.
Does spot putty need to be primed?
If you don’t spot prime before applying Advance there’s a high likelihood it’ll flash or it won’t hide the red glazing Putty. For small nic’s or nail holes, I’ve had the best results with white Timbermate wood filler. It doesn’t shrink and it barely flashes compared to all the other products I’ve tried with Advance.
Can you paint over Bondo glazing and spot putty?
This spot and glazing putty is ideal for spot repairs and other small repairs to auto body panels. Use it for filling pinholes in body filler as well as for covering minor sand scratches, and more on metal, fiberglass and wood as well as sanded and primed or sanded and painted surfaces.
How long does it take for 3M spot putty to dry?
Squeeze a two inch long line of Bondo Glazing & Spot Putty onto the thin blade of a plastic putty applicator. Allow the putty to cure for 30 minutes or until hard to the touch.
How long does putty need to dry before sanding?
Joint compound should be allowed to dry for 24 hours before being sanded, painted or primed.
Can Spot putty be applied over paint?
Can you put spot putty over primer?
You can use glaze putty over primer. Either pin holes or lows or something that pops up after it’s been primed on occasion. Let me give you one hint to help you, and you may be doing this, but use a Guide Coat in your body filler stages.
Can you paint over glazing putty?
The glazing must set a skin for at least 7 -14 days before you can prime and paint. The glass should be cleaned so that all of the putty oils are removed. It is important that in painting the glazing, the paint flows onto a small part of the glass to make a weather tight seal.
Can you paint over 3M spot putty?
It is non-staining, so it won’t affect the color of paint or finishes around the repair area. Use it for filling pinholes in body filler as well as for covering minor sand scratches, and more on metal, fiberglass and wood as well as sanded and primed or sanded and painted surfaces.
What does Bondo professional glazing and spot putty do?
Bondo Professional Glazing & Spot Putty smooths and repairs pin holes, scratches, nicks, minor dents, stone chips and other surface imperfections in automotive paint and bodies. This product is a 2-part component formula that securely and quickly bonds to primer, metal, fiberglass and aluminum.
What does 3M spot and glazing putty do?
This spot and glazing putty is another way that 3M applies science to life – and helps you rediscover the excitement of owning and operating like-new vehicles. 3M supplies premium products such as abrasives, tapes, body fillers and tools for every stage.
Can you use cured body fill on Bondo glazing?
Cured body filler can contain small imperfections including thin cracks, air bubbles and indentations. Filling small imperfections without applying another coat of body filler requires a one part, thin-application-style putty.
What’s the best way to apply spot putty?
Wipe sanding dust from the blended putty. Run a bare hand across the repair. Apply additional spot putty if needed to create a smooth surface. Hold the nozzle of an aerosol spray can eight inches from the surface of the repair. Spray an even coat of primer on the repaired area.